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Impressionist Era - Joseph-Maurice Ravel

Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, masterful orchestration, richly evocative harmonies and inventive instrumental textures and effects. 129 more words

Music Appreciation

Baboom Hunger Games ~ Stroll Around the Capitol

Walking to meet my date in the capitol wearing a stunning black brocade gown with aqua bolero, studded collar and headpiece from Baboom Couture.  Perfect for a cool evening and I feel elegant wearing it. 20 more words


Bolero-ing Before an Audience

While the general idea is that performing at every third social party will assist me in loosening the hell up in public, it is also… 255 more words

Ballroom Dancing

A single word

The one that Armando Manzanero does not mention in his songs, but  is ever present. 

What could that word be?

           “One morning in the early 1970’s, I was walking along the main street of my hometown, in Latin America, when I saw a group of magnificently dressed gipsy women adorned with multicoloured scarves and pleated silk and chiffon skirts. 640 more words

Bootsy's Box of Records pt. 2

This weeks edition of BBR features master guitarist, Chet Atkins. However, this is not a feature on his widely known and praised sophisticated Nashville sound, but rather on his Spanish style abilities. 171 more words

Live Shows

The Skirt That Isn't...

A little while ago, I shared some then recent projects that I was working on and among them was one that I envisioned would be a skirt. 306 more words


#365AOTD 188 "Ravel's Greatest Hit: The Ultimate Boléro" (1928) Various Artists 2004

The second definition for the word Vamp in the on-line Merriam-Webster Dictionary is the following: 2 Vamp (noun): a short introductory musical passage often repeated several times (as in vaudeville) before a solo or between verses. 419 more words