Of individuals and crowds

News travelled very slowly in the past. Just as it took months for individuals to reach distant lands, so did news reports reach different individuals and communities with significant retardation. In premodern Europe, oral information circulated more speedily than written reports. In the medieval period, necrologues travelled quickly from one monastic community to another. BeforeContinue reading “Of individuals and crowds”

Cvartetul român “Arcadia Quartet” castiga premiul international Wigmore Hall

Saptamana trecuta, situl revistei Gramophone anunta premierea ansamblului român de coarde “Arcadia Quartet” din Cluj-Napoca la concursul international de la Wigmore Hall, Londra. Nu am auzit niciodata de ei, dar felicitari, un moment de a se simti din nou mandru de muzicienii nostri români: [Gramophone] “The Arcadia Quartet, four string players from Romania who studiedContinue reading “Cvartetul român “Arcadia Quartet” castiga premiul international Wigmore Hall”