Incredible and bizarre as it sounds, humanity is indeed the victim of a diabolical conspiracy.
War, depression and genocide in the past century were not accidental or inevitable but the result of malevolent design.
Mahler has been inescapable in this, the 150th anniversary of his birth – and as next year is another Mahler anniversary, there is still some way to go.
But I doubt if either year will produce a better Mahler performance than this, in which Claudio Abbado, looking gaunt but fit at 77, conducted the hand-picked virtuosos of the festival orchestra in a rendition of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony of astonishing depth and subtlety.
In the last movement, richness and transparency fight for supremacy.
The lush passages were underpinned by a powerful, growling double-bass section, but it was transparency that won out.
“Both Nielsen and Symphony claim accuracy, but one of them reported the viewing of Season 4 of ‘Orange is the New Black’ to be two times what the other reported,” Sarandos said.But in the last year, multiple measurement companies have started to independently gauge viewership for streaming shows.Symphony in September 2015 began tracking original series on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, using audio-code recognition software and a panel of more than 15,000 people.Ian Brady’s will revealed that the child killer wants to be cremated to a symphony depicting a man’s descent into Hell, it emerged last night.The last will and testament of the Moors Murderer disclosed his final wishes include his funeral being performed to the soundtrack of Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie.Shocking evidence is a 1938 Stalinist police (NKVD) interrogation of a founder of the Communist International, Christian G.