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Late night thoughts on listening to Mahler"s Ninth symphony

by Lewis Thomas

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Biology -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLewis Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .T495 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3186838M
    ISBN 100670703907
    LC Control Number83047932

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I already have very definite thoughts about listening to Mahler's Ninth late at night, which is that I would do it if I desperately needed something to put me to sleep. He claims that his sentimental attachment to this music has been damaged by the idea of impending disaster from thermonuclear by: About Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler’s Ninth Symphony.

This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for today’s world.

One reason I don't give the book five stars is that the enticing title is stretched a bit, resulting in an anticlimax. I already have very definite thoughts about listening to Mahler's Ninth late at night, which is that I would do it if I desperately needed something to put me to sleep/5(24).

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There was a time, not long ago, when what I heard, especially in the final movement, was an open acknowledgement of death and at. : Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony () by Thomas, Lewis and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5().

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