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Quote of the day, Aug. 23

Gustav Holst, on composing

“Never compose anything unless the not composing of it becomes a positive nuisance to you.”


Under the Surface at the Proms - John Foulds' Three Mantras

Prom 38, 13 August 2015 – London Symphony Chorus Womens’ Voices, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena at the Royal Albert Hall

John Foulds Three Mantras… 431 more words

BBC Proms

Holst in The right stuff

Composer: Gustav Holst (1874 – 1934)

WorkThe Planets Op. 32 (orchestral suite): 4. Jupiter, The bringer of jollity (1914-16)

Country: England… 39 more words

Classical Flavours

Wesley Willis Pisses the Bed Above Mine

My feature in the exhibit at Dogstar Books is over, but both “City Hare 6- Ayo 4 Yayo” and “The Planet 5- Midnight MKULTRA” are still available for sale: 12 more words

Another Blog Post about Flowers, Shooting Stars, and Things that Screech in the Night

I was scrolling through the old Facebook feed the other day and learned about an acquaintance recently recognized for trailblazing accomplishment with a prestigious award.  That’s how it sounded from the article and my editor from the Sun Journal would have liked the piece because it included a lot of quotes from the award recipient.  576 more words

Friday Pillow Talk

Eternal Father

Title: Eternal Father
Composer: Holst, Gustav
Voices: SATB/S
Accompaniment: organ
Text Source: Robert Bridges

Eternal Father, who didst all create,
In whom we live, and to whose bosom move, 103 more words


Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Title: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Composer: Holst, Gustav
Voices: SATB/SB
Accompaniment: organ
Text Source: tr. from Greek by G. Moultrie… 138 more words