Thursday, July 10, 2008

Great Wikipedia Articles on Music I

Richard Strauss' Violin Concerto.

"Richard Strauss's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor was written in 1881-1882.

Although virtuosic, the first movement in particular is clearly influenced by the Classical period."

Awesome! Thanks for the info Wikipedia!

Thursday, July 03, 2008


Since I've been gone, here are some things I've been enjoyinating.



If you are interested in these items, click on their pictures and you will be taken to a magical wonderland where you will be able to order them. A friendly robot will bring them to your door.

χρηστηριασαμένου αὐτοῦ τί πράττων ἄριστα βιώσεται, ἀπο-
κρίνασθαι τὸν θέον, εἰ συγχρωτίζοιτο τοῖς νεκροῖς·

When Zeno [of Citium] consulted the oracle to find out what he should do to live the best life the god answered that to live the best life he should join his flesh with the dead.

-Diogenes Laertius (Lives of the Stoics, 7.2)