In furore iustissimae irae...
(Neo-) Classical Sunday: The Harry Potter Series
"I know the movies can't be the books... because I know what's coming and it's impossible to fully dramatise on screen what I'm going to write. But I just ask you to be true to the characters; that's all I care about." J.K. Rowling
(Neo-) Classical Sunday: The 13th Warrior – Sound of the Northmen
The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on Michael Crichton's 1976 novel 'Eaters of the Dead', which is a loose retelling of the tale of Beowulf combined with Ahmad ibn Fadlan's historical account of the Volga Vikings.
(Neo-) Classical Sunday: Rohan and Gondor Themes
The Lord of the Rings film series consists of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson, based on the novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled just like the books as The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003).
(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.
Classical Sunday: Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
Entertainment! Have fun!
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: Welcome, Summer!
For the day after the summer solstice, something light to enjoy.
Classical Sunday: Händel’s Dixit Dominus
Sir John Eliot Gardiner with the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir
Classical Sunday: Savall’s Caravaggio Lachrimae
From the Maguelone Festival 2012