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Rocca Sorrentina, 1787: Italy and the "Grand Tour"

One of my latest adventures took me to the “Rocca Sorrentina, 1787: Italy and the ‘Grand Tour'” located on the “Rocca Sorrentina” sim.  The land description reads, “A fictional 18th century Italian island, interpreting the history of the  Enlightenment  and the era of the baroque, rococo and neo-classical styles; an immersive education experiment by Brown University and the Laboratory for Virtual Arts & Humanities .” 133 more words

Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3 in E flat, K. 447

performed by David Pyatt and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields under Neville Marriner, or below with Radek Baborák and the RTVE Symphony Orchestra under Jean Jacques Kantorow… 799 more words

Music

Written on a Lady's Fan by Henry James Pye

In ancient times when like La Mancha’s Knight
The adventurous Hero sallied forth to fight,
Some sage Magician famous in Romance
Supplied the Warrior with a wonderous lance, 93 more words

Poetry

To Miss Sophia Chew, with a Rose-Bud, January 7, 1787 by John Swanwick

This rose bud, my friend, I have found on the floor,
When the music, the dance, and the singing was o’er;
So sweet its appearance, so blooming its hue, 142 more words

Poetry

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1787: “Federalist Papers” published, calls for ratification of United States’ Constitution.