Archive for the tag "romantic"
Today we celebrate the marriage of an unemployed¹ man, the son of a barking madman and a kindergarten teacher, to a fashion accessory buyer, the daughter of a flight attendant and a flight-attendant-made-good as a mail order salesman. Nothing wrong with that, of course. There are many people who get married every day with a [...]
Posted: 29 April, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, History, love, politics and government, values.
Tags: America, australia, Australian political values, Australian royal values, Australian Values, battenberg, beckham, becks, Britain, British values, Briton, charles, colonial, colonialist, colonies, colony, Crown, david beckham, Drool Britannia, Elizabeth, fashion accessory, fashion buyer, Germany, household cavalry, james hewitt, Kate, marriage, Middleton, mountbatten, neoteny, posh spice, queen, romance, romantic, royal wedding, saxe-coburg-gotha, values, victoria beckham, wedding, William, Windsor
Yesterday was the 200th birthday of Robert Schumann. I thank the universe for his genius. Today I miss my dad because he introduced me to the Schumann’s music
Posted: 9 June, 2010 in audio, Australian Values, Life, music, values, Video.
Tags: classical music, cultural values, Culture, dichterliebe, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, music, Robert Schumann, romantic, romantic era, Vladimir Horowitz
Sir Roger has belatedly discovered a Lieder soprano of exceptional brilliance. Barbara Bonney’s voice is simply exquisite. Here’s “Mondnacht” from Liederkreis
Posted: 26 February, 2010 in audio, Australian Values, Culture, Life, music, values, Video.
Tags: ABC Classic FM, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian Values, Barbara Bonney, Bavaria, Bonney, classical, classical music, classical values, Coburg, comedy Lieder, Culture, dichterliebe, festival, Handel, Lied und Lyrik, liederkreis, Mondnacht, Moon-night, music, music festival, musical values, piano, Robert Schumann, romance, romantic, Schumann, soprano, tragedy, values, Video, Vladimir Ashkenazy