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I am not musically inclined. I do not play an instrument, sing, or even remember tunes or lyrics. In fact, I have trouble turning on the radio.

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Listen Up! "Z" is for Zither

Zither wasn’t my only choice, but it’s a beautiful musical instrument, and a lovely way to end this month of musical posts. I hope you’ve enjoyed them, and maybe learned about a new instrument! 70 more words



From the 1930’s, in a case, with music, tuning tools, plectrum and sheet music. $195.

Kudos to the German-American Society of Central New York!

We are fortunate to live in Upstate New York with a strong immigrant community. In former times, there were clusters of Germans, Italians, Irish, and Polish to name a few in our area. 433 more words

German Language

The Third Man

My all-time favourite film is ‘The Third Man’, it’s an absolute classic and really stands the test of time, although watching it now is almost like watching a documentary about war-torn Europe in the late forties. 285 more words

TV, Radio And Film

Night (for Ruan Ji) [after and for Mei Yao-ch'en]

Night (for Ruan Ji)

日從東溟轉, 夜向西海沉.

From the east the day comes spinning, revolving towards
the strange west, where descending evening colors the ocean’s every drop. 383 more words