Saturday, May 11th

by musicclipoftheday

Here, following Hélène Grimaud’s the other day and Rudolf Serkin’s a while back, is another take.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110, third movement, Maurizio Pollini (1942-), live


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lagniappe

reading table

I stepped from Plank to Plank
A slow and cautious way
The Stars about my Head I felt
About my Feet the Sea.

I knew not but the next
Would be my final inch —
This gave me that precarious Gait
Some call Experience.

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)