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Red Moon

a photograph by Sonja Bingen, our daughter


Flashback: Oktoberfest 2014!

When you hear Germany what’s the first thing you think of? If your answer is anything other than beer….well okay maybe you’re a history nut and thought of WWII, but you should be thinking beer. 1,630 more words


September Swans

a photograph by Sonja Bingen, our daughter


Beethoven's "Eroica," Symphony #3 in E flat Major, Opus 55, 1803 - 1804

If I recall correctly, the tale goes somewhat like this:

Beethoven was chatting with his comrades in his home when one of the other men informs the maestro that Napoleon Bonaparte has just crowned himself Emperor of France.   1,239 more words

kurtnemes reblogged this on Kurt Nemes' Classical Music Almanac and commented:

Great, thoughtful, informative post about this piece and the historical context in which Beethoven birthed it. [youtube="https://youtu.be/YObQ6bP0eDQ"]

Time Travelling - Day Trip - Rhine River Boat Tour

Rhine River Boat Tour

I did this trip back in 2011, it is updated. This trip will take you thru the upper middle Rhine River via a one-way boat tour starting at Bingen am Rhine and ending at Sankt Goar. 1,075 more words