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India, December 2016

Last December, Stephen Welsh (Curator of Living Cultures) and I went on a research trip to India for the Courtyard Project, focusing on the South Asia Gallery – a partnership gallery with the… 455 more words

Collect: Bach, Handel, Purcell

In the Episcopal Church (and many others) Thursday evening is the day when the choir and its musician(s) typically meet. On this Thursday in January we share a Collect used on day the Church remembers Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frederick Handel, and Henry Purcell (Jul 28th). 141 more words

Prayers & Praying

Jack Purcell Shoes ? Vintage Sneakers

Jack Purcell was a Canadian badminton player who was acknowledged as the world champion in the years 1933. Later after his retirement from the sports world, he came up the idea of designing shoes that were particularly designed for badminton court and players. 11 more words

Love & Lust

Love & Lust
Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano, Andrew Arceci, viola da gamba
No record label noted. Ref: 8 89211 78745. 56’42

All in a Garden Green (Anonymous – 16th century) 561 more words

CD Reviews

In War and Peace

Joyce DiDonato’s latest CD In War and Peace is a compilation of baroque arias on the theme of war and peace, apparently prompted by the terrorist attacks in Paris.   228 more words


Joyce DiDonato on Why Art Matters in the Midst of Chaos

This week, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato has a new album out on Erato. In War and Peace features arias by Handel, Purcell, and other baroque composers that deal with, as one might expect, bellicose and pacific themes. 142 more words