Saturday, 1/28/12

When I retire, I’m going to move to 19th century Paris. I’ll have a thirty-something mistress. And drink café au lait.

Frederic Chopin, 24 Preludes, Excerpt (1-7)
Maurizio Pollini, piano
Japan, 1982

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lagniappe

At last I have come into a dreamland.

—Harriet Beecher Stowe, in 1853, after arriving in Paris

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