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George Monbiot - occasionally lucid, mostly not

As Britain drifted towards recession from the end of 2007, several newspaper columnists celebrated what they hoped would be a baptism of austerity. “I hope that the recession now being forecast by some economists materialises,” wrote George Monbiot in The Guardian under the headline ‘Bring on the Recession’. 17 more words

Capitalism

Sunken city Graun

Among the blue waters of Lake Resia is a lonely tower. It is the only remnant of the town Graun – a city that has been flooded 60 years ago. 75 more words

Italy

To Die, to Sleep

Berlin based Canadian countertenor Michael Taylor’s album To Die, to Sleep is a collection of baroque arias recorded with the Quebec baroque chamber ensemble The Dansant.  110 more words

Handel

GRAUN: "TRA LE PROCELLE ASSORTO" - CLEOPATRA E CESARE - ISABEL BAYRAKDARIAN

Aria “Tra le procelle assorto” from Graun’s Cleopatra e Cesare sung by Canadian Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian

Isabel Bayrakdarian

Fit for a king?

There have been over thirty operas dealing with Montezuma, last emperor of the Aztecs from Vivaldi in 1733 to Bernhard Lang in 2010.  The second such premiered in 1755 and was rather remarkable.  702 more words

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