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"If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him." (John Holt)
Loc: Bay Area, CA
For me it's the C# major prelude of the Well Tempered Clavier. Both Book I and (especially) Book II.
Schubert Immersion: Bb Impromptu; C# minor and Ab Moments Musicaux; accompanying four songs (Suleika II, Rastlose Liebe, Du Liebst Mich Nicht, Im Fruhling); listening intensely to Die Schöne Müllerin and Winterreise
Strangely, just last week I made a series of Facebook posts about the Concerto in F-Minor Largo and quoted Douglas Adams to compliment my (completely subjective) assertion that the melody therein was the most beautiful in the universe:
The Quote: "Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe."