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Soundtrack Of A Photograph, The Christmas Editions, Part 17

Song- In The Bleak Midwinter

Artist- The Albion Christmas Band

There are two disclaimers I think I should put forward regarding today’s song, In The Bleak Midwinter. 760 more words

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NEW ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON PRESENTS OFF THE BRITTEN PATH: A HOLIDAY CONCERT

Tenor Robert Baker Joins NOW in a Not-So-Typical Holiday Program Featuring Works by

British Composers Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan-Williams

Saturday, December 13 at the First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC… 570 more words

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Presents or Gifts: Stream-of-Consciousness Saturday

Why do we even call a gift a “present,” anyway? I suppose that when a gift is offered to another person, it is sometimes done in a formal way: in other words, the gift is presented to someone else. 962 more words

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Weekly photo Challenge: Holst, Gone But Not Forgotten

Gustav Holst was born in Cheltenham, England in 1874 into a family of musicians. A rather sickly child, he grew up learning to play several instruments, including trombone, in the hope that it would help his asthma.  85 more words

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Musical Musings from a Radio News Anchor

Musical Musings from a Radio News Anchor

by Zach Quinn

I don’t listen to a lot of music. Whether that is because I don’t have the patience for it or am slowly going deaf, I am not quite sure. 305 more words

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13th November 1846. Music of the Spheres.

Today in 1846 John Couch Adams, son of a Cornish tenant farmer, read a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society, which said that the irregularities of Uranus were caused by a more distant planet. 628 more words

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