Monthly Archives: December 2014

Silent Night, Holy Night

Happy Christmas, everyOne

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Appeal to eternity

For me, Mozart is about pure, heavenly joy…but also about profound depth and tragedy.There is a great secret surrounding the last 3 symphonies – # 39,40 and 41 and some believe they have been written for posterity.

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W.A. Mozart: Regina Coeli in C major, K. 276

 

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A wondrous comet appeared…

In 1552, a curious and lavishly illustrated manuscript titled Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs appeared in the  City of Augsburg, then a part of the Holy Roman Empire, located in present-day Germany. It exorcised, in remarkable detail and wildly imaginative artwork, Medieval … Continue reading

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The Oratorio of Joy

The avid visitor to the living room may have noticed the previous Christmas themes and posts. For me this is a time of stillness and magic, precious with nature preparing for winter and wonders of the sacred being felt closer … Continue reading

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Christmas Concerto

This is a beautiful find… The Corelli Christmas Concerto from the early 18th century, played on original instruments…and it makes my soul dance

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