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Conrad Tao and the Planets - October 19th, 2014

This Afternoon: Shostakovich’s Festival Overture, Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Arturo Marquez’s Danzon No. 2, and Holst’s The Planets.

Conrad Tao was on the piano, Robert Moody was on the conductor’s podium. 363 more words


Bump Day: Science Fiction Music

You may not know who Gustav Holst was, but if you are a science fiction movie fan you probably have heard his music or listened to movie scores inspired by his most famous orchestral suite The Planets. 66 more words

Bump Day

NorthPoint Astrology Journal: Your Guide to Planetary Energies for October 6 - 12, 2014, by Pam Younghans

Photo: Lunar Eclipse seen from Grand Junction, Colorado, USA on April 15, 2014
(credit: David Copley, posted on SpaceWeather.com)

A TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE dominates the astrological news this week. 1,036 more words


35. Careful Writng 5

Examples discussed in this article:

Example 35.7 Wolfgang Mozart: Dove sono i bei momenti, Le Nozze di Figaro (1 – 18)
Lucia Popp, Neville Marriner, Orchestra of St.
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Music Scoring

Neptune - Gustav Holst

“Neptune” was one of the first pieces of orchestral music to have a fade-out ending, although several composers (including Joseph Haydn in the finale of his Farewell Symphony) had achieved a similar effect by different means. 63 more words


Symphonic Spoilers

This Saturday, for the first time in… I don’t know, years… my husband and I are going to the symphony.

And in preparation, I spent some time earlier this week listening to Holst’s… 680 more words