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Day: December 17, 2021

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


December 17, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

Schumann’s “Humoreske
Dvorzak’s “Humoresques

Schumann’s “Humoreske” involves all emotions – sometimes more than one at a time. It wonderfully demonstrates humor’s power to draw from all emotions. Likewise, Dvorzak moves from one emotion to the next without pause. Dvorzak’s music has some consistency which makes me think of the emotions which hover just under humor’s surface for longer spaces of time.

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