Fabulous Performances: Sayaka Shoji – Tchaikovsky : Violin Concerto in D major op.35 (YouTube Viral – 2,429,203 [posted: Oct 14, 2011]



Sayaka Shoji is the first Japanese and youngest winner at the Paganini Competition in Genoa in 1999.
She was born into an artistic family and spent her childhood in Siena, Italy. She studied at Hochschule für Musik Köln under Zakhar Bron and graduated in 2004. Her other teachers have included Sashko Gawrillow, Uto Ughi and Shlomo Mintz.

Zubin Mehta has been her strong supporter. When Shoji auditioned for him in 2000, he immediately changed his schedule in order to make her first recording with the Israel Philharmonic possible in the following month, then invited her to perform with Bavarian State Opera and Los Angeles Philharmonic. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

New at euzicasa: Valentina Lisitsa – Franz Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No 12



[Quelle: Servus TV]

“The summer has finally arrived to Paris: balmy 30 degrees, sweaty tourists…. It is even more amazing that the moment music begins sounding all those people who a minute ago were hurrying along busily , those people suddenly stop in their tracks and dive into the magic of sound, like it was a cool pool. Enjoy this short report for http://www.streetpianos.com and next time you suddenly hear piano sounds on a hot summer day on a street – it’s not an aural mirage , it’s for real – come and join in !” Continue reading

WordPress.com: Should “Settings” Be Your Choice? (Please take part in this important survey)


I have recently experienced some unwanted activity on my website. To be more specific, some of the followers have associated with you too, my very welcome and followers.

In today’s world ,  I should think that the most fundamental right as a blog administrator would be to decides, upon revising the content who will, or not be approved to become your blogging family.
As I requested several times and through different avenues, WordPress.com so far dismissed my requests to implement Setting choices, allowing us to decide who will, or will not follow us, based upon subject matter, interests, language, and so many other valid criteria in existence here at WordPress.com.  

At this time WordPress.com has no way to allow us the choice of moderating access, compared to Twitter, or even Facebook.

I think that Twitter services have a direct, easy to use, friendly way of empowering a member to freedom of association, and everyone of us is entitled to, without having o ask WordPress.com administration to do that for us upon request (which as I said earlier does not work, or even worse to have to directly contact such followers, which is beneath me (at least).

Here is how Twitter deal with this issue, at a immediate action of the twitter user (highlighted in yellow): 

Twitter v. WordPress Settings

Twitter v. WordPress Settings

Following is a Poll (my first) asking for your input in this issue, and the question is:

“Should the administrator of a WordPress.com be allowed to decide upon the membership at their site?”

Should you need further clarification on this matter, please feel free to comment, before voting! 

Thank you Friends! (as you can see this is NOT about you, it is about us all, I am sure you can too see why

Following is one example for the reasons I requested that word.press.com, allow for administrators’ settings. It would save time, and allow one the peace and tranquility of not having to interact with unwitty profane and vulgar characters!

Phylospher's Stone

Phylospher’s Stone CURSING AND PROFANITY

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Hello World!


Air bridge overheadWelcome to: euzicasa.wordpress.com 

        This website is about art, artists and the way some of them  have influenced my whole life.
If at times the content may seem nostalgic, is only when it resonate in quality, in message and in power to influence human knowledge of one’s feelings.
        I am reminded of the little time we have to meditate upon the beauty around us, in an infinity of forms.
It is a duty, I think to share values, like leaflets over a monotonous life, and troubled civilization, away from the roll of coins that cannot buy neither a soul, nor that which makes us human.
        So happy trails, and I hope you too will find something in theses pages that you’ll like to share with others.

Thank You Friends,

George. Continue reading

Danee Robinson – Debussy’s 1883 “Mandoline”, L 29 (The poem of Paul Verlaine)



Danee Robinson is gifted with a pure, soprano angelic voice. She is an evolving presence in the world of classical music, and is getting more and more attention in the world of music, from an ever larger audience. 

How to describe in words her presence in the universe that’s larger than any imagination, the universe of music:

‘I am therefore I sing’

I feel  her  message  throughout her musical career, in her album “Canto di Gioia” (Song of Joy) on stage, and in this beautiful interpretation of “Mandoline”, composed by Claude Debussy, in 1883, for piano and soloist on the poem of Paul Verlaine. A composition exuding youth, and its capacity of playfulness, freedom and happyness…Of love everlasting. Continue reading

Halliburton agrees oil spill deal


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Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia


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Million ‘have fled Ukraine conflict’


Million ‘have fled Ukraine conflict’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29029060

this pressed: BBC News – Ebola outbreak: West Africa food harvests ‘at risk’


BBC News – Ebola outbreak: West Africa food harvests ‘at risk’.

Another flight was diverted after passengers fought over a reclining seat – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/09/02/another-flight-was-diverted-after-passengers-fought-over-a-reclining-seat/

In Liberia, Burial Practices Hinder Battle Against Ebola – WSJ


http://m.us.wsj.com/articles/in-liberia-burial-practices-hinder-battle-against-ebola-1409619832?mobile=y

Kremlin says Putin’s ‘I can take Kiev’ remark misquoted


http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/02/vladimir-putin-ukraine-kiev-misquoted/14954861/

Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?


Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29004253

EU’s Mogherini calls for Nato muscle


EU’s Mogherini calls for Nato muscle http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29030736

Spain returns Colombian treasure


Spain returns Colombian treasure http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-29024437

Embarking on the path to jihad


Embarking on the path to jihad http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-28958980

Saving America’s honeybees


Saving America’s honeybees http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28983709

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences


Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28973025

US ‘targets al-Shabab’s leader’


US ‘targets al-Shabab’s leader’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-29026049

Egypt police killed in Sinai attack


Egypt police killed in Sinai attack http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29029726

Russia ‘to alter military strategy’


Russia ‘to alter military strategy’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29026623

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer


Hospitals seeing more skin cancer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29014838

Cave yields Neanderthal ‘artwork’


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Rhapsody in Blue, White and Green: Turnbull Canyon-Audio (Nightfall In) The Far Dunes – Tim Fachen (moods) 2:23 min


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this pressed: U.S. military targets extremists in Somalia|USA Today


U.S. military targets extremists in Somalia.| USA Today

Huntington Beach City Beach Sunset Time-lapse


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Fast-Food Workers Seeking Higher Wages Plan Civil Disobedience – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/images/100000003085897/2014/09/02/business/fast-food-workers-seeking-higher-wages-plan-another-strike.html

US urges Israel to reverse plan to seize West Bank land | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR


http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Sep-01/269225-us-urges-israel-to-reverse-plan-to-seize-west-bank-land.ashx

Ukraine Battleground: What We Know Now – ABC News


http://abcnews.go.com/International/ukraine-battleground-now/story?id=25207088

this pressed: Woman who worked in four jobs, overcome by fumes, dies as she naps in car | NJ.com


Fernandes3.jpgWoman who worked in four jobs, overcome by fumes, dies as she naps in car | NJ.com.

Soyoung Yoon plays at 14th International Wieniawski Violin Competition (Stage 3): make music part of your life series


Soyoung Yoon plays at 14th International Wieniawski Violin Competition (Stage 3)

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this pressed: Ukraine: Nato hält Niederlage für Kiew für sicher – SPIEGEL ONLINE (Analysis of the military situation: NATO sees Ukraine as already loser)



Ukraine: Prorussische Separatisten auf dem Vormarsch

Ukraine: Nato hält Niederlage für Kiew für sicher – SPIEGEL ONLINE.

(Analysis of the military situation: NATO sees Ukraine as already loser)

Excerpts from article:  “Kiev / Moscow - NATO has changed its military assessment of the situation in eastern Ukraine fundamentally. A week ago, the strategists of the Alliance assumed that Russia has strengthened the separatists with covert troops only because the pro-Russian rebels had to retreat under pressure of the Ukrainian army.

When the generals of the alliance but then late last week to a crisis meeting on the situation of the army of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko came together, they painted a grim picture. Militarily, the conflict for Kiev is already lost,” stated a senior NATO general. Poroshenko, the judgment, were really only talks to withdraw his men alive from the pliers of the Russians“.

The location descriptions behind closed doors were far more dramatic than the few images that NATO published mid-week. On large maps were marked with thick arrows Russian units, which now from the north, the west and the south on the border of eastern Ukraine are at least 20 Battalions  with a minimum of 500 men and heavy guns are the scouts of NATO.”
(translation from German to English with the aid of Google Translate online service)

this pressed: Flash – Egypt slams Israel plan to seize Palestinian land – France 24


The Israeli West Bank settlement of Efrat on September 1, 2014The Israeli West Bank settlement of Efrat on September 1, 2014

The Israeli West Bank settlement of Efrat on September 1, 2014The Israeli West Bank settlement of Efrat on September 1, 2014

Flash – Egypt slams Israel plan to seize Palestinian land – France 24.

this pressed from United Nations Human Rights: DisplayNews – Freedom of expression experts call for stronger protection of journalists covering conflicts


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Flash – Israel plan to seize West Bank land ‘alarms’ UN’s Ban – France 24


Flash – Israel plan to seize West Bank land ‘alarms’ UN’s Ban – France 24.

Russia, Ukraine swap detained troops at border – Xinhua | English.news.cn


http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-08/31/c_133609537.htm

Japan confirms 19 new cases of dengue fever – Xinhua | English.news.cn


http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/health/2014-09/01/c_133612300.htm

China gives Microsoft 20 days to explain software compatibility in antitrust probe : BIZ TECH : Tech Times


http://www.techtimes.com/articles/14586/20140901/china-gives-microsoft-20-days-explain-software-compatibility.htm

Study finds most Americans working more than 40 hours each week | abc7.com


http://abc7.com/careers/your-work-week-is-longer-than-you-think/289683/

Perry distances self from tweet mocking district attorney at center of indictment controversy | Fox News


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/09/01/perry-distances-self-from-tweet-mocking-district-attorney-at-center-indictment/?

Obama notifies Congress on new round of Iraq airstrikes | Politics Wires | Miami Herald


http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/09/01/4321959/obama-notifies-congress-on-new.html

5 things to know about driving on marijuana – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/5-things-to-know-about-driving-on-marijuana/2014/09/01/e904f518-31dd-11e4-9f4d-24103cb8b742_story.html?tid=pm_politics_pop

Investigational medication shows promising long-term results for reducing cholesterol | The Daily Digest News


http://dailydigestnews.com/2014/09/investigational-medication-shows-promising-long-term-results-for-reducing-cholesterol/

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0GW2PZ20140901?irpc=932

Too much austerity? Europe confronts impact of its policies as economic recovery fades | Fox News


http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/09/01/too-much-austerity-europe-confronts-impact-its-policies-as-economic-recovery/

Defending arming of Kurds, Merkel calls Islamic State a threat to Europe


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0GW2BF20140901?irpc=932

Britain Gives Police Power to Strip Suspected Terrorists of Passports – NBC News.com


http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/iraq-turmoil/britain-gives-police-power-strip-suspected-terrorists-passports-n193236

Republican says ‘hundreds’ of Americans have joined Islamic State. True? – CSMonitor.com


http://m.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/Decoder-Buzz/2014/0901/Republican-says-hundreds-of-Americans-have-joined-Islamic-State.-True

Crimea seizes rich Ukrainian’s hotel


Crimea seizes rich Ukrainian’s hotel http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29012163

Nato plans rapid response force


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Hi-tech cars pose security risk


Hi-tech cars pose security risk http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28886463

Day in pictures: 1 September 2014


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Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings


Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29010586

PM outlines new anti-terror plans


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