We’ve look at Beethoven’s 6th before here on a Interlude Friday, but I wanted to highlight what I think is the section of the symphony that is most likely to get me killed while driving. The last two parts in particular.
4. Thunderstorm, Storm: Allegro 5. Shepherds’ song; cheerful and thankful feelings after the storm: Allegretto
The storm in the 6th symphony builds from the violas outward, each new instrumental addition bringing more stress to the musical line ending in a shattering musical climax that simply begs to be air -conducted. Try it, when you hear the timpani (Read more…)
Fan girl moment! There is one show my Hubby and I have watched for more years than I can count; The Late Show With David Letterman. A couple of years ago we were gifted tickets to see the big man himself in person. We dropped everything and headed to the Big Apple for an adventure […]
MAYA THE BEE MOVIE BUZZES ONTO DVD AND TWO-DISC BLU-RAY™ 3D COMBO PACK MAY 19th Maya is a little bee with a big heart. She dreams of an exciting life of freedom, fun and adventure – the world is simply far too interesting to stay inside a hive! Her funny attempts to fit in bring her into [Read On]
A beautiful new film out of Ireland, The Legend of Longwood, is coming to DVD on June 4 from Shout! Factory, following its appearance at several film festivals in early 2015. An adventure for all ages, the release includes a fascinating behind-the-scenes featurette as a bonus feature. Crumbling castles, mysterious riddles, frightening spirits, beautiful horses […]
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I wrestle intellectually from time to time with the issue of god and gender. Maybe you do, too. Over time, I’ve grown skeptical about the importance of gender to divinity, as gender seems like a human issue, whereas God, to me, is unfathomably beyond that. Even if gender is “just” a construction, it’s an incredibly […]
Did you know that they still make Heritage Minutes? There have been five released since 2012, and they just released a sixth about nurses in WWI. As usual, it will make you feel very patriotic.
“Nursing Sisters” was produced by Historica Canada and Calgary-based Corkscrew Media and Stir Films. It stars Canadian actress Siobhán Williams (Hell on Wheels, Black Box, UnReal). The iconic end narration is provided by Molly Parker (House of Cards).
I am still going to say that the James Naismith basketball peach baskets and the “Dr. Penfield, I smell burnt toast.” ones were my all time favorites. I mean, you just can’t beat one of America’s favorite past times and everyone thinking their having a stroke when they smell burnt toast.
Before the final leg begins, Phil, like us, reflects on the fact that despite starting with a lot of promising teams, we somehow got down to a pair of bland nobodies, two irritating douchebags, an epic train wreck of a team, and a very nice couple that stands no chance. Unlike us, Phil tries to […]
We often trace misogyny and sexism in far-reaching media like books and movies, but more short-range events like plays can, unfortunately, fly stealth under this radar. It makes sense. New movies are seen on thousands of screens. New books are sold in countless bookstores and online retailers. But new plays open at one theatre, in […]
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For years, this classic party song by the Kingsmen (lead singer Jack Ely recently passed away) was rumored to contain obscene lyrics. Even the FBI thought so.
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Being someone who battles with Bipolar Disorder, it’s wonderful to see more and more Hollywood stars and people of importance coming forward to share their stories. Nobody wants to talk about it, but it’s a real illness that deserves attention. That’s why I’m so happy lead singer of one of my favorite bands ‘Creed’ Scott […]
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I really need to stop accepting books for review, because when I don’t love them I feel horribly conflicted. They gave me a free book, I should give it a nice review! But when it’s a struggle to find nice things to say, I find myself in an awkward position. Such is the case with […]
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