Antonio Soler was a Spanish composer whose works span the late Baroque and early Classical music eras. He is best known for his keyboard sonatas, an important contribution to the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ repertoire. (more ↠)
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August 26, 2019 10:30
August 18, 2019 10:30
The German composer, Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), belonged to a family that had long been connected with the Lutheran Church. His father was a clergyman, his mother the daughter of a clergyman, and his elder brother also took orders, a path that he too might have followed had it not been for his exceptional musical ability. As a child he showed considerable musical talent, mastering the violin, flute, zither and keyboard by the age of ten and composing an opera two years later to the consternation of his family who disapproved of music.(more ↠)
August 11, 2019 10:30
One of the tropes of the 60’s was that a good drug trip depends on “set and setting” — one’s mindset and physical setting. If you think about it, that means goodness in one’s interior world, and goodness in one’s exterior world, which covers just about everything, does it not? So I’d suggest that not just a good drug trip, but a good LIFE in general depends on “set and setting”.