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Essential Music: Little Boots - Taste It

It might feel like a long time since Little Boots was boosted to an early pop ‘one to watch’ back in 2009, winning the BBC Sound of 2009 poll (with… 229 more words


Nocturnes: Decay: Part II and Epilogue - by Isabel (Writing Update 12/11/14)

Nocturnes: Decay: Part II and Epilogue – by Isabel

The conclusion of last week’s story. If you don’t like rather depressing endings, this might not be the story for you. 4,057 more words


Nocturnes : Decay: Prologue & Part I (Writing Update 12/4/14)

Nocturnes: Decay: Prologue & Part I – by Isabel

This is a story in two parts, with a very short prologue and epilogue. It will probably be put up in two to three posts depending on how the length works out. 3,849 more words


Nocturnes: A Few Personal Favorites

The definition of nocturnes is delightfully vague. Even with certain characteristic traits (repeated accompaniment pattern, free-flowing melodies, etc.), there is so much room for imagination underneath the seemingly tame mood that wraps itself around the genre. 355 more words

Classical Music

Music of the Night

A Nocturne (in music) is a short composition that evokes moods inspired by the night.  They are character pieces, not of any specific musical form.  The first use of the term Nocturne was by the Irish pianist and composer, John Field ( Éire go Brách!).   577 more words

5 Star Review For NOCTURNES!

I am SO PROUD to share another 5 Star review for Nocturnes!

“This is a collection of poetry that stands on its own: the themes crisscross, and incorporate a litany of ideas and characters, with the darkness and the light coming together to tell her stories. 131 more words