Triskaidekaphilia…

https://i0.wp.com/www.adoptiontales.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/no-time.jpgI indicated at the start of last night’s posting that I don’t really have the time to be writing these things just at the moment — and yet here I am again, 24 hours later, writing another one of these things…

Well, I really couldn’t let today go by without uploading at least a quick posting on a topic very close to my heart as well as my brain. (Yes, that’s a clue: come back and click this later, if you want to know how.) You see, the thing is that 13 September happens to be the birthday of the great Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) — and since he’s one of my ‘top five’ composers in terms of how much his work and thought and example have moulded my life as well as adorned it, I don’t want the day to end without me doing something that will constitute at least a small tribute to one of our culture’s greatest musical minds and most indomitable integrities. Continue reading