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Walking around with Rossini in the ear

Decades ago, around 1985, I possessed a thing called “walkman”. It was the must-have gadget at the time: a small cassette player with earphones. Actually the first wearable device to listen to music. 951 more words


Interview with first violinist Henrik Hansson

Berlioz and the music of the future

by Nils Hansson

Who would have thought that one of the most famous symphonies ever written would be based on the story of a man drugging himself to death for love? 547 more words

Lilla Akademiens Musikgymnasium

Music for The Hunt, Day 3 - BONUS POST! - Hunters' Chorus by Carl Maria von Weber & Royal Hunt and Storm by Hector Berlioz

The theme of this week’s Smart and Soulful blog is…Music for the hunt!  In Wisconsin, where I live, Thanksgiving week always coincides with deer hunting season, and there are just frequent general reminders of the beloved pastime throughout the fall.   1,785 more words


Do mi so do do so mi do

This morning, I woke up with this tune in my head. Not sure why, but that doesn’t matter! These kitties are so adorable! I especially love sassy Marie. :)

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Berlioz Miscellany

Evening of the music by Berlioz

Last night the Society was pleased to welcome Alastair Aberdare, Chair of the Berlioz Society who presented what he calls a… 385 more words


Berlioz's texts displayed in giant size all through the city center of Burgos

    Texts drawn out of Berlioz’s Treatise on instrumentation and The art of conducting, displayed on five giant size photos placed in the historical city center of Burgos (Spain), have been read, in Spanish translation, by thousands of people during the months of October and November (2015). 509 more words

Next meeting: Berlioz

The next meeting of the Society is on Monday 16 November and please note the earlier start time of 7pm.  It will be a presentation by Alastair Aberdare entitled… 94 more words