My roommate Mark has recently started a series of posts on his website about his daily dose of new music. I like his nefarious plan to become more educated. It got me thinking about how there’s a lot of great music that I love, but don’t hear very often – the amount of presumably-great music I’ve never heard at all is so large as to inspire catatonia, so I’ll leave Mark to deal with that.
Anyways, listen to this – Shostakovich’s Fugue #7 in A major, from his 24 Preludes and Fugues, op. 87. Actually, go on and listen to all of them, they’re glorious. Who else could give Bach a run for his money?