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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

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#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

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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, … 467 more words

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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

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the universal language of music

via the universal language of music.

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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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