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Alfred Brendel

Alfred Brendel is a pianist and the author of several books of essays and poetry, most recently Music, Sense and Nonsense: Collected ­Essays and Lectures.
 (October 2016)

The Charms of Dada

Dada was freewheeling and steeped in ambiguity. It was everything as well as nothing.

Dadaglobe Reconstructed

an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich, February 5–May 1, 2016; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, June 12–September 18, 2016

Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round So Our Thoughts Can Change Direction

an exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich, June 3–September 25, 2016; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, November 21, 2016–March 19, 2017

Dada Universal

an exhibition at the National Museum Zurich, February 5–March 28, 2016

Kurt Schwitters: Merz

an exhibition at the Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, June 12–September 30, 2016

Dada Africa: Dialogue with the Other

an exhibition at the Museum Rietberg Zürich, March 18–July 17, 2016; and the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, August 5–November 7, 2016

Genesis Dada: 100 Years of Dada Zurich

an exhibition at the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Germany, February 14–July 10, 2016

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October 27, 2016 issue

On Wilhelm Furtwängler

'Leonore' Overture No. 3

composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60

composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor ('Choral'), Op. 125

composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K 550,

composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759

composed by Franz Schubert, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony No. 9 in C ('The Great'), D. 9444

composed by Franz Schubert, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Tristan und Isolde

composed by Richard Wagner, conducted by Furtwängler Wilhelm. by Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Opera Chorus

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