Goethe and Faust

The great difference between them both: Goethe the author and Faust, the personality he created through his work. The monologue…

Goethe,with music,no2.

Mahler concentrates himself on just one scene and that is the last scene in the tragedy “Faust” second part, by…

Goethe,with music.

Second movement of Symphony no.8 by Gustav Mahler. I love the way this gives a special life to “Faust “,…

Goethe and Adorno.

Adorno: so deep words about poetry of Goethe. Poetry as a vision of a better reality.Special mention of the short…

Daily writings.

The special joy of reading the diary Goethe wrote for Frau von Stein, about his travel in Italy,beginning in the…

Goethe, his letters.

The enormous collection of letters, written by Goethe. How come it has such power of attraction? Personally, I would have…

Goethe, poems.

Presence in a moment. Wanderers Nachtlied, ein Gleiches. The view over a great span of time. Chorus mysticus, “Faust,second part”.…

Goethe.Music.

Just the beginning of the second movement in 8th Symphony by Gustav Mahler this morning.He has set music to the…