Tag: Beethoven

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  • The many aspects of educating a child

    The many aspects of educating a child

    Schools by concentrating on three R’s not only limit the normal functioning of the human brain but also make a child incapable of interpreting the expressive symbols common to a cultural environment.

    March 13, 2019
  • Whiff of the West

    Whiff of the West

    Divine music by geniuses like Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart has enthralled the world for generations. But in India somehow western classical music has remained at an esoteric level, perceived as confined to the elite ‘westernised’ population or appreciation, right or wrong. But are things changing? Let’s take a peek into its sporadic history in India. …

    June 23, 2017
  • Maestro remembered

    Maestro remembered

    In a class of his own, Salil Chowdhury listened to the Western classical music collection of his father who had inherited a large number of western classical records and a gramophone from a departing Irish doctor. While Chowdhury listened to Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, and others everyday, his daily life was surrounded by the sound …

    September 11, 2016
  • German interior minister calls for partial burqa ban

    German interior minister calls for partial burqa ban

    German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere came out on Friday in favour of a partial burqa ban amid a fierce national debate on integration. "We agree that we reject the burqa, we agree that we want to introduce a legal requirement to show one’s face in places where it is necessary for our society’s coexistence …

    August 19, 2016