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This is a Blogging Experiment - "Ode to Joy"

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Cultural Literacy

Praying as I Listen to Music

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Sunday, February 15, 2015

Praying as I Listen to Music

When some people listen to beautiful music, their response is, “How lovely!” This is usually said while they sigh in contentment. 267 more words

Viral Vid Fun: Android Devices Form Chorus For Beethoven's Ninth

Proving that not all Android phones are alike, Google Japan took an assortment of the popular phones and tablets from a wide variety of manufacturers, outfitted them all with their Anroidify app, which allows the phones to create their own unique Android mascots, and hooked them up to perform a portion of the choral movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. 36 more words


#365AOTD 320 "Beethoven Symphony No. 9" (1824)* Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2008

O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!
Sondern laßt uns angenehmere
anstimmen und freudenvollere.
Freude! Freude!

Yesterday was the Duke, today it’s Beethoven. The most famous of Beethoven’s symphonies was also his last; “Symphony No. 335 more words


Only Mostly Dead

This was a harsh winter. The only plants that seemed to survive were the weeds. My bay plant, rumored to be more than 50 years old, … 327 more words

In Real Life

How Hellen Keller enjoyed a symphony

Helen Keller, who was deaf as well as blind since the age of two, described in the following letter how she was able to enjoy a performance of the New York Symphony Orchestra. 579 more words


the universal language of music

via the universal language of music.


Helen Keller wrote the following letter to the New York Symphony Orchestra in March 1924. Here’s how she describes listening to Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony” over the radio:

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