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No! Dumbo! Don't go into the light!!! In keeping with our habit of presenting famous romantic ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 05:03 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Today we get to hear more Schubert, specifically, the second (Adagio) movement of his mighty String Quintet in C Major, arguably the single greatest movement he ever composed. Translated into Rachel ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 05:20 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
I'm writing today's diary as if addressed to the neophyte, rather than the expert, to people who either never heard ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Sep 23, 2010 at 05:31 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
"Barack Obama's actions can only be understood if he is a zombie channeling the ghost of his America-hating Kenyan anti-colonialist father." "Barack Obama's actions can only be understood if he ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Gustav Dore's Enigma I love this drawing. I was waiting for some opportunity to use it, and I guess now is as good a time as ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 05:07 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
This edition of Thursday Classical Music Blogging is brought to you courtesy of Archer Farms Burundi Kayanza whole bean ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 05:14 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Ophelia by John Milais, 1851 I've had quite a bit of fun surfing for Romantic art for the past two diaries. Choosing the ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 05:01 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Romeo and Juliet. Annie Liebovitz. Last week we got into the distinguishing differences between the music of the Romantic ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 04:56 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Tempest, by Waterhouse, based on the Shakespeare play. Very turbulent and dramatic, both prized qualities in Romantic ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 05:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I saw this picture while searching for the right Youtube of Beethoven's Piano Concerto #3 to use for today. It turned ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Aug 05, 2010 at 05:09 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Republicans seem to be more and more distanced from reality. From George Bush, Sr.s marveling at bar code technology to a Nevada senate candidate plea for horse trading with your doctor, we have ...
by ravenrdr
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 02:55 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I don't know what's making me so romantic today. It's the last weekday of school vacation here in MA, so on Monday it's back to teaching hs kids the basics of Spanish grammar. On Valentine's Day, ...
by litho
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Feb 19, 2010 at 08:58 AM PST with 4 Recommends
THE WEEK IN EDITORIAL CARTOONS This [weekly diary http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/8/24/769182/-The-Week-in-Editorial-CartoonsGlenn-Becks-Last-Sponsor] takes a ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 07:55 PM PDT with 240 Recommends
Welcome to Komposers for Kossacks! Today I am filling in for *droogie6655321* as your humble host in the continuing journey through time and the music of yesteryear. First, a little about me. I ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 10:56 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I. Am I the only one out there who thinks that this ridiculously long Democratic primary season closely resembles a movie? This election cycle reminds me of a film about Democracy: some sort of ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2008 at 07:38 AM PDT with 1 Recommend