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"No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, mental throes, yearning. In particular cases it may be the desire for somebody of something specific, nostalgia, love-sickness. At the lowest level it grades into ennui, boredom.” -Vladimir Nabokov

  • G. Rozhdestvensky, London SO; Symphony No.2 in Em Op.27 - I. Largo - Allegro moderato by G. Rozhdestvensky-London SO - Symphony No. 2 Op.27: I. Largo
  • Four Nocturnes: Nocturne No. 3 by Roland Pöntinen
  • Gaspard de la nuit: II. Le gibet by Ravel
  • The Rite of Spring Part 1 by CivicOrchestra of Chicago
  • Marche slave, Op. 31 by Пётр Ильич Чайковский
  • Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Passions
  • 6 Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
  • L. Slatkin, Sant Louis SO; 'Youth' Symphony in Dm - Grave - Allegro moderato by L. Slatkin-Sant Louis SO - 'Youth' Symphony: Grave - Allegro moderato
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