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The Planets concert ... in the orbit of Rach 2

When I went: 14 October 2016

Music Owl Hoot rating: 3/5

Location: Royal Festival Hall, London

Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, Damian Iorio (conductor), Ronan O’Hora (piano), City of London Choir… 583 more words


Philosophy, astrology and... Christmas lists?

Nobody panic- despite the title, this is not an (exceptionally early) festive post!

I had no idea that it was possible to observe, understand, and come to know, so many sides of one person through only one medium, until now. 435 more words

Cataloguing Archives

September 21, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

• 1737 ~ Francis Hopkinson, American statesman, signer of the Declaration of Independence, first native-born American composer and writer

1874 ~ Gustav (Theodore) Holst, British composer and conductor… 31 more words


Pisces Full Moon Eclipse

On Friday, September 16th we will experience a Full Lunar Eclipse in Pisces at 12:05 PM Pacific Standard Time.

San Francisco:  Sept 16th 12:05

London: Sept 16th 20:05… 221 more words

For Mercury, inventor of the lyre

I beg to place before the world a playlist of songs in honour of the god Mercury. The keynote—struck at the beginning as well as the end—is Gustav Holst’s Hymn of the Travellers, which I’ve had occasion to refer to… 731 more words