The Classical Music Experience by Julius H. Jacobson ll, M.D. & Kevin Kline-Narrator
British composer, Benjamin Britten, so aptly described music, when he stated: “It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has beauty of loneliness & of pain: of strength & freedom. The beauty of disappointment & never satisfied love.
The cruel beauty of nature, & everlasting beauty of monotony.”
Apparently, according to the Columbia World of Quotations, Britten wrote this while listening to the “Abschied” Mithe finale of Mahler’s song cycle, Das Lied von der Erde....
Classical Concerts That Will Never Be Forgotten
The Three Tenors-You'ill Never Walk AloneCzardas: Barber of Seville Overture Carmen-Toreador -Carlos AlvarezThe Beautiful Catherine Jenkins in Habanera from Bizet's Carmen Placido Domingo et al La Traviata
Stardust Melodies: A Biography of 12 of America's Most Popular Songs
Author: Will FriedwaldISBN: 1556525575The following review was contributed by: Kathryn Atwood: Click Here To View More Of Kathryn's Reviews"How potent cheap music is." -Noel CowardI believe that Will Friedwald included the Noel Coward line about the potency ofcheap music in the introduction to his "Stardust Melodies" simply to see thosetwo words - potent and music - in the same sentence. There is nothing "cheap"about the popular songs featured in his book,...
Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History Of Ancient Egypt
Click Here To Purchase From Amazon Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History Of Ancient Egypt Author: Barbara Mertz (also known variously as Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels) ISBN: 9780061252761In her revised and updated second edition of Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs (HarperCollins, New York, 2007), Egyptologist Barbara Mertz (also known variously as Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels) takes us back to antiquity on a new journey through the ancient Egyptian civilization....
The Sacred Harp: a Tradition and its Music
Author: Buell E. Cobb, Jr.ISBN: 0-8203-2371-3In the early days of the 18th century, the quality of music in the churches ofcolonial New England was less than ideal. Congregational singing wasaccomplished through a method called "lining out," a process in which a songleader would sing a psalm, one line at a time, and the congregation would followsuit. Although the 9th edition of the Puritan Bay Psalm Book - published in 1698 - did include printed music (and was the first edition...
Amazing Music Videos
Jean Gabin-Je SaisGilbert Becaud- Et MaintenantTom Jones-My Yiddisha Mama-Rare RecordingRoger WhittakerYves Montand Falling LeavesElvis My WayDanny Kaye Conducting the New York Philharmonica
How to Promote Your Music Successfully on the Internet
Author: David NevuePublisher: Midnight Raid Productions The following review was contributed by NORM GOLDMAN: Editor of Bookpleasures. CLICK TO VIEW Norm Goldman's Reviews To read Norm's Interview With David Nevue CLICK HERE David Nevue is an independent musician (pianist and composer) who has been promoting his music on the Internet since 1995.In his debut foray into the world of writing non-fiction, Nevue draws upon his extensive background and experience of marketing music on the...
Dream Travel With The Emphasis On Music
Norm Goldman, Editor of sketchandtravel.com and bookpleasures.com interviews husband and wife team, Kirk and Ann Woodyard, organizers of Music and Markets, wherein they conduct trips to Europe focusing on the music festivals.To read what this interesting couple have to say about these trips CLICK HERE