The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
After reading the poem Babi Yar, I just finished listening to the seven videos of Shostakovich 13th Symphony. I have no words...Thanks!
It's superb eh ClaudiaBaba Yaga?
Oy!!My father the musicologist loves the counterpoint here.I just get carried away...
It's wonderful isn't it?
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