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The magic of the Arabian Nights

The original, authentic text of the Arabian Nights (aka Alf Layla wa-Layla, or the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, or just the Nights) is a mythical beast. 680 more words


51. Atop The Orchestra

This post’s examples include works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Holst, Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Sousa.

“Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”

Well-worn and most likely apocryphal, this line is attributed to Sigmund Freud, musing on theories about the iconography of oblong, cylindrical objects: Sometimes they are exactly as they appear – and not phallic symbols. 2,380 more words

Music Scoring

[Short stories ] Samsa in love vs The metamorphosis

Bài viết đề cập tới hai truyện ngắn mang tên Samsa in love của Haruki Murakami (tại đây) và The metamorphosis (tên Tiếng Việt: Hóa thân) của Franz Kafka. 1,563 more words

Book Reviews

One Thousand Stories to Save Your Life

During the 6 weeks of great composers at CC, we study various composers, the parts of the orchestra and lots of musical vocabulary to give a broader understanding of the fine art of symphonic sound. 634 more words


Read-Along: The Sharazad Project (Part 5)

The Arabian Nights, or The Thousand Nights and One Night, translated by Richard F. Burton

And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of the day, and ceased saying her permitted say. 1,706 more words


Fabric Houses

I’ve been researching tents, trying to find one that is livable for more than a night or two. If I ever went on an epic walk, I’d probably have to get something extremely lightweight, otherwise I wouldn’t be able to carry it, but if I went car camping, I’d have many more options. 477 more words


Viktoria Tereshkina and Danila Korsuntsev

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Russian Ballet