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Posted by G.F. Beurling | Apr 11, 2019 @ 10:50 PM | 2,345 Views
Have you ever had somebody at one time or another for any particular reason tell you, "How do you know you won't like it until you try it??" . Well such just could be the case for you to give classical music a try.  It turned out to be a very welcome and enlightening discovery for me, for which I was only too sorry that I had waited so many years later to discover it when I was already into my late 40's. For most of my life I had mainly appreciated a diverse array of rock & pop music by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, Yes, Queen, The Who, Joni Mitchel, Nirvana, Prince, and many others, before discovering the world of classical music. And it happened quite by accident. What happened was one day some years ago my curiosity got the best of me when I was reminiscing about my youth. I decided at that moment to try and hunt down and to locate a particular classical music composition I hadn't heard since I was about 10 years old. I remember being that 10 year kid sitting in the back seat of the family '61 Chevrolet Biscayne while my mother just happened to have the classical music station playing on the AM radio. At that tender age I was hearing one particular song coming out of the radio that must have mesmerized me. I suppose what had also intrigued me was the accommodating commentary from my Mom to go along with it, telling me something to the effect; "This was Adolf Hitler's favorite composer". (My parents were the WW2 generation, with my Dad...Continue Reading