So Near, Yet So Far Away

In tonal harmony, there is a concept of distance between keys.  Sometimes we talk about two keys being very closely related to each other.  At different times we describe two key centers as being very distant from one another.  This is a struggle for language to try to describe the feeling that our ears get... Continue Reading →

Symphony in B minor, Franz Schubert

Schubert's Symphony in B minor is the "Unfinished" symphony, usually listed as number eight of the ten that our friend Franz left us. There are only two movements, what seems to be the first two movements of what normally would have been a four movement symphony. The unfinished beginning of something we don't have the... Continue Reading →

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