Modest Mussorgsky

‘Pictures’ Tell a Story

The heavy burden for a light touch at the keyboard.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By COLIN FLEMING




Out of the Shadows

The otherworldly sounds of Schumann’s violin concerto.

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

Portrait of the boy Mozart  by Giovanni del Re (ca. 1875)

The Real Amadeus

The Mozart of music, and the Mozart of the movies

Aug 18, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 46

Hank Williams

Ramblin’ Man

Hank Williams is back on the air.

Jul 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

Earl Hines and his former manager, Pfc. Charles Carpenter

Our Fatha

Rediscovering the piano artistry of Earl Hines.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16

Whitey Kurowski, Enos Slaughter, Marty Marion, Stan Musial

Safe at Home

The rebirth of the national pastime after World War II.

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32

Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, 1956

Drama in Twilight

The good and the bad of Arthur Miller’s middle period.

Nov 5, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 08

Shadow Master

Shadow Master

Rubens was very much a figure of his time, and artist too.

May 17, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 33

The Brain Drain

Lenin's choice for intellectuals: Get shot, or go into exile.

Jan 28, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 19

The Warsaw Concerto

Echoes of the classical past in modern Poland.

May 21, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 34

‹‹ More Recent Articles
Earlier Articles ››

The Weekly Standard Archives

Browse 19 Years of the Weekly Standard

Old covers

Recent Blog Posts