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Alien 3 ending and music

I have always loved classical orchestral music – think Chopin, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky etc – so the soundtrack of Alien 3 was a real departure for me, and in many ways it paved the way for the music I love now. 143 more words


Embracing Beauty • Day 13 • Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber

Today, I am pleased to have another contribution from my friend Blythe, who contributed A Teacher’s Story for my second day of embracing beauty.

Blythe wrote: 218 more words

Embracing Beauty

Crying at the 'Barber - Pretentious moi?

Prepare yourself for one of the most pretentious sentences you will likely ever read. (Unless you’re holding a book by Will Self. ZING!)

I’m not saying I always cry when I listen to Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, just most times. 708 more words

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The dream of Lt Maximilian Qubit (Operation Flashpoint's Battle at Le Port)

10th anniversary remix of the Battle at Le Port. Lt Maximilian Qubit, back in 2006 platoon leader in the Le Port battle, is still haunted by the memories. 39 more words


#amlistening to Gift of Life by Thomas Bergersen

I’m on a roll with Innerscape today so I thought you might like to share the music that’s fueling the writing :

The song is ‘Gift of Life’ and it’s from the Album ‘Illusions’ by Thomas Bergersen. 109 more words


Ad Libitum ~ St Mary-le-Bow ~ 02.06.2016

In the spirit of transparency, I ought to mention that I was invited to attend this concert by a lovely colleague of mine who sings in the Ad Libitum choir, so the chances are that I was going to enjoy myself, being able to support him. 323 more words