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Day: August 23, 2018

Suspense, Anxiety, and the Life of the Good Reader

Four chapters into our latest read-aloud, The Scarlet Pimpernel, the ninth-grade student whom I was tutoring spontaneously commented, “This is a really good story . . . it keeps you wondering what’s about to happen!” Heartily assenting, I turned the page to begin the next chapter of mounting mystery. But hours later, having left behind …

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Felix Concordia: Time in Symphony No. 3

Felix Concordia means “successful harmony”—a way to look at nature and arts through the lens of the quadrivium. In 1992, the soprano Dawn Upshaw and the London Sinfonietta released a new recording of Henryk Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs. Gorecki was a Polish composer who expressed his faith in music—symphonies, choral works, …

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