Monthly Archives: June 2021

The colonial work of the Hellenic ideal

What is the most productive way to define the coloniality of modern Greeks?  Are they colonial, neo-colonial, post-colonial, anti-colonial, surrogate-colonial, crypto-colonial, self-colonial, or debt-colonial, as they have been called?  And which Greeks are we talking about – those of the … Continue reading

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Taking favorite solo sections out of their piano concertos

Listening to the opening movement of the Brahms 1st piano concerto I am reminded of the great number of splendid solo passages that can be found in concertos of this kind.  Such passages may be the opening of the piece, … Continue reading

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