Introduction

‘Go on; do not practice art alone but penetrate to her heart; she deserves it, for art and science only can raise man to godhood.’ – Ludwig van Beethoven (1812)

cropped-starry-night2.jpegIn this online setting, you can move through the program at your own pace, select each of the musical offerings in any order, and read the Supporting Texts on which various pieces are based. And you can go back and listen to something again. Or you can listen to the Podcast from beginning to end without interruption.

The Program Notes (reluctantly) are accompanied by the music, so that you can read the notes while listening. (Go to Program Notes for this option.)

The MP3′s are UNAVAILABLE for purchase. It is intended for online playback only.

– J. H.