Christopher John Reuel Tolkien died on 16 January 2020, at the age of 95, in Draguignan, Var, France.
Classical Sunday: Vivaldi’s Amor Sacro (Motets)
In furore iustissimae irae...
(Neo-) Classical Sunday: Braveheart – Sound of Freedom
Braveheart is a 1995 American epic historical fiction war film directed and co-produced by Mel Gibson, who portrays William Wallace, a late-13th-century Scottish warrior. The film depicts the life of Wallace leading the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England.
(Neo-) Classical Sunday: Corigliano’s Red Violin
Distraught, Nicolò returns to his shop and varnishes the violin with a red color...
Cultured Wednesday: Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Karl Friedrich Schinkel's most famous extant buildings are found in and around Berlin.
Remembering Our Ancestors: ‘Stumbling Stones’ in Honor of Jupp and Änne
Bochum has not forgotten Jupp and Änne. I am sure they'd be happy about that.
There is The Bard, and then there is The Professor.
Classical Sunday: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Well, we have a thing for Italian at the moment, ever since we posted Rossini's Barbiere. So here's another opera sung in Italian, and with subtitles, too!
Classical Sunday: 10 Sonatas by Henry Purcell
Classical Sunday: Savall’s Caravaggio Lachrimae
From the Maguelone Festival 2012