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Gary Freedman's Blog – February 2010 Archive (3)

Theme and Variations: Etosha National Park and Schizoid States

Years ago I saw a documentary, "The Living Edens," broadcast on public television about Etosha National Park in Namibia, in Africa. I was enthralled by the show. Africa's Etosha is a vast and ancient land of seasonal paradox. During the blooming of the wet season, spring boks, elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, zebras and giraffe thrive. It is also an Eden that slowly disappears when heat, drought and thirst put all life at risk, except for the opportunistic vultures.…


Added by Gary Freedman on February 27, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

The Hundredth Anniversary

John Galsworthy's "Justice," premiered in London exactly 100 years ago today, February 21, 1910.

Added by Gary Freedman on February 21, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Was Jan Sibelius a First Rate Composer?

There is so much of Sibelius that I love. He certainly made a unique contribution to music. There's no mistaking the "Sibelius Sound."

But was he a first rate composer? I don't know.

I love the Fifth Symphony. I first heard it while I was in my third year of college, when I was 19 years…


Added by Gary Freedman on February 16, 2010 at 6:00am — 3 Comments



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