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Influential People: Mily Balakirev

The younger, less round Balakirev

In talking about Russian music, even people who don’t listen to classical music might be able to name Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, even Prokofiev or Shostakovich, and we will surely get to them all. 1,534 more words

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Influential People: Anton Rubinstein

I started including this information in tomorrow’s music post, but it got a little long, so I decided I’d make it a separate thing ahead of the discussion of the first work in our Russian symphony series.  838 more words


Lesson 18 - 13 Colonies and Influential People - Tuesday 9/22

Vocabulary Word: Subsistence Crop

Essential Question:

Explain how geography effected the economy of the New England & Southern Colonies?


  1. Vocabulary
  2. Chronology
  3. Cornell Notes…
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Influential People: Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt: where does one begin?

Handsome chap, too

Most people know him as the frighteningly virtuosic virtuoso pianist born in 1811, the year after Chopin and Schumann, he himself being one of the most influential performers/composers of the 19th century. 1,292 more words


Bieber: An inspiration to aspiring journalists.

Jodi Bieber, an ordinary woman with extraordinary talents as far as capturing life time events with a tool as simple as a camera lens.

From our brief encounter with such a renowned photojournalist, one could tell that her sheltered middle class upbringing were by no means a restriction as far as exploring the world we exist in was concerned. 278 more words

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Beyond Water Vapor

My friend and co-star from Tru LovedNichelle Nichols, traveled up and beyond water vapor into our stratosphere yesterday! How cool. Get this, she’s 82. 77 more words


Jacob Dlamini: Less is more!

 JACOB Dlamini, is a renowned South African journalist  and the well known author of the books Native Nostalgia and Askari. 

I googled the word, phenomenal and the words ‘remarkable’, ‘exceptional ‘and ‘especially exceptionally good’ appeared on the screen in front of me. 161 more words

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