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More Than Coasters (My Old CDs Part I)

First Published on my Old Blog on October 7th, 2015

When I was young I had the sense that I was unusual; however, it wasn’t till this summer when I ripped my old CDs that I realized that I was indeed a Proper Weirdo. 520 more words

The Junk Drawer Of My Mind

Friday flip through the archive

Taken a year ago, but it could as easily have been this morning.

And a musical pairing: 15 more words


September 10 in history

506  The bishops of Visigothic Gaul met in the Council of Agde.

1385 Le Loi, national hero of Viet Nam, founder of the Later Lê Dynasty, was born (d. 513 more words


July 14, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

• 1789 ~Bastille Day (France)  This was the day the French Revolution began — at the fall of the Bastille. It is still celebrated in many countries throughout the world and is a public holiday in France; generally called Bastille Day or Fete National. 478 more words


Jude Finds Himself Locked Out by Matthew Halliday

In response to: The music of Henry Purcell. His music is very pure, often employs little vibrato, and has a baroque respect for order and proportion. 1,831 more words


Purcell "Dido and Aeneas", by L'Arpeggiata

Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Performed by L’Arpeggiata (dir. Christina Pluhar) at Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht 2015

Baroque Music (1600–1760)

Music of England

This article is part of a series on music by our guest author Caroline Bennett.  Earlier articles include “Why Music?” and “Hallelujah… 1,070 more words