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Thursday, July 20, 2017

“He is not a lover who does not love forever.”

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Beauty

More ancient music!

For fans of reconstructions of ancient music, here’s a post by a friend about a recent reconstruction of an ancient Greek tragic chorus – complete with a link to a podcast of the piece’s first performance! 61 more words

Miscellaneous

The Music of Tragedy

Greek Tragedies were as much musical as theatrical performances.  Much of the text uttered by the Chorus, and some by individual characters as well, was sung.   328 more words

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Effort

“Much effort, much prosperity.” Euripides

Fitness

Quote of the Day

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.

—Euripides

Manners

Bakkhai ‘in the key of green’

We kicked off this year’s Stratford excursions by seeing Jillian Keiley’s production of Bakkhai on my birthday. A birthday bacchanal can be good for the soul. 373 more words

Duncan T. Armstrong

Resistance and the Writer’s Battle of Self-Doubt

I’d never encountered writer’s block, or Resistance as Steven Pressfield calls it, like this before. I’ve always put Neil Gaiman’s philosophy to practice – that people won’t be able to tell if you wrote when inspired or not, you just need to get the words out. 412 more words

Writing