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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 00:59

Zsuzsanna Foldi has been deaf all her life. Still, with her hands placed on the double bass, sitting among musicians in Budapest's Danubia orchestra, she can enjoy and literally feel Beethoven's famous Fifth Symphony.

"When I sat next to the musician who played the bass today, I started crying," she said.

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Zsuzsanna Foldi has been deaf all her life. Still, with her hands placed on the double bass, sitting among musicians in Budapest's Danubia orchestra, she can enjoy and literally feel Beethoven's famous Fifth Symphony.

"When I sat next to the musician who played the bass today, I started crying," she said.

#deaf #medical #beethoven #symphony #orchestra #performing

February 9, 2020 at 12:07am

When Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1 premiered in 1897, critics utterly condemned it. A critic and composer César Cui compared the piece with a depiction of the Ten Plagues of Egypt and brutally suggested that it would be well-received by the "inmates" of a music conservatory in Hell.

Rachmaninoff fell into a depression that lasted for four years, suffered from writer’s block, and composed almost nothing.

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When Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1 premiered in 1897, critics utterly condemned it. A critic and composer César Cui compared the piece with a depiction of the Ten Plagues of Egypt and brutally suggested that it would be well-received by the "inmates" of a music conservatory in Hell.

Rachmaninoff fell into a depression that lasted for four years, suffered from writer’s block, and composed almost nothing.

#Rachmaninoff #medical #treatment #WritersBlock #composing #depression #symphony