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Tuesday night attended an out door concert in central Pest. The event was Budapest Piano Quartet which consists of two couples! One elder and one younger. They play pieces for 4 hands and 8 hands! Tonights programme was Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Mendelsson, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Gounoud and Elgar. All in all very pleasant and it really took off after the

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Not only one, but two, pieces of really sad and devastating news. Ennio Morricone 10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020. He was not only the LE Grand Maestro of film music and one of a kind that comes along once (maybe twice) every century. He composed over 400 scores and over 100 classical works.

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Thursday and the weekend were definitely defined by the current heatwave. And I have an old, inefficient and noisy AC! Saturday afternoon I attended a free mini concert featuring a string quartet and alto sax in the Japanese garden on Margitsziget. Last piece was the mesmerising Danza ritual del Fuego by Manuel de Falla. It’s part

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Total heatwave is finally here! And in the city the interrupted strange things are coming back again! A man climbed up on the Lanchid and fell asleep. Another man was arrested for running naked on the track on Marget Island and a third man walked naked (except shoes?) across Margaret bridge and a long way

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