Mozart the Romanticist — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Mozart’s genius consisted in absorbing, building upon, and transcending the musical influences of his day. The emotional complexity of his music raises it above the gracious, charming, but often superficial and forgettable aesthetics of the rococo era in which he was raised. 1,603 more words

Mozart the Romanticist — The Imaginative Conservative

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Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

I’ve been hearing this song in my head for days. The F1RST man I truly fell for was an Eagles fanatic. He was also a liar, a thief, a chancer and an unfaithful soon to be married bastard. A fact that I found out when his bride to be turned up and announced herself as […]

Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian

The Music of Christendom — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Susan Treacy’s “The Music of Christendom” serves as a useful introduction to whet one’s appetite, but it could have been considerably more fleshed out. Ultimately this book is a primer, something to spark interest in the rich world of classical music in a primarily religious audience. 1,268 more words

The Music of Christendom — The Imaginative Conservative

My Sweet Lord – George Harrison — Dawn Pisturino’s Blog (Reblog)

(George Harrison. Photo from Grammy.com.) George Harrison, guitarist and songwriter for The Beatles, died of cancer in Beverly Hills, California on November 29, 2001. He was only 58 years old. (George Harrison sings “My Sweet Lord.”) Tribute to George Harrison: Billy Preston sings “My Sweet Lord” with Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George’s son […]

My Sweet Lord – George Harrison — Dawn Pisturino’s Blog

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #643: ‘MONY MONY’- BILLY IDOL – NOVEMBER 21, 1987 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Billboard #1 Hits: #643: ‘Mony Mony’- Billy Idol. November 21, 1987. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. Single: ‘Mony Mony’- Billy Idol Record Company- Chrysalis/ EMI Genre: Rock Written by Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell and Bobby Bloom Time: 5:01 B-side: ‘Baby Talk’ Album-Don’t Stop Grade: B- Peaked at #1 1 week […]

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #643: ‘MONY MONY’- BILLY IDOL – NOVEMBER 21, 1987 — slicethelife