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My mind to me a kingdom is

It’s Finals Week(s) Round 2, and I’m finally back on the blog after a chemistry-and-math-panic-induced hiatus. It feels good to be writing again; you know, not as good as it will feel to be done with this semester, and not as good as it will feel to go home and get to sing out loud whenever I want, but good nonetheless. 663 more words

Hoar Frost

The Frost performs its secret ministry,

Unhelped by any wind. The owlet’s cry

Came loud—and hark, again! loud as before.

Frost at Midnight Samuel Taylor Coleridge…

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Bijzondere muziekmiddag op 25 januari

Zondagmiddag 25 januari treedt in d’ Engelenburgh het Barok-ensemble Ricercata Dolce op. Bijzonder tintje is dat tijdens dit ‘nieuwjaarsconcert’ een aantal delen van het Weihnachtsoratorium van Corelli ten gehore wordt gebracht. 106 more words

Dido and Aeneas: An Epitome of Baroque Music

Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695) was the most influential English baroque composer, together with German-born George Frederic Handel. He was born in the town of Westminster, England. 384 more words

Baroque Music

How do singers learn at Music College

What is it that all professional singers have that all young new comers to the industry envy? Years of experience of course. Creating opera on the stage or holding the attention of the audience of the Wigmore Hall is no simple task, years of learning and refining skills are the foundation of any singer who has made it out into the world. 400 more words