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


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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



Watch “F Schubert Trout quintet theme and variations” on YouTube

Watch “F Schubert Trout quintet theme and variations” on YouTube

Watch “Amazing Tango” on YouTube

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Today’s Holiday:Argentina National Day of Memory for Truth and Justice

Today’s Holiday:
Argentina National Day of Memory for Truth and Justice

In Argentina, this is a public holiday that commemorates all those who lost their lives or otherwise suffered under the National Reorganization Process, a military dictatorship that seized power in Argentina on March 24, 1976. The junta held power for eight years, and in that time, at least 30,000 citizens were kidnapped, tortured, and executed for their political views. Around the country, art exhibitions, poetry readings, prayer services, and other cultural events are dedicated to remembering the events of March 24. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday:Terrence Steven “Steve” McQueen (1930

Today’s Birthday:
Terrence Steven “Steve” McQueen (1930
After a tumultuous childhood, reform school, and a stint in the US Marines, McQueen studied acting in New York, earning money on the weekends by racing motorcycles. He gained attention on Broadway and went on to star as a cool, stoic loner in many films, including The Great Escape and Papillon. In Bullitt’s famous car chase scene, he even did some of the stunt driving. When he was 18 years old, McQueen saved the lives of five fellow Marines in the Arctic. How? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History:Elvis Presley Inducted into the US Army (1958)

This Day in History:
Elvis Presley Inducted into the US Army (1958)

Though World War II ended in 1945, military conscription in the US continued in peacetime, and in 1957, the 22-year-old “King of Rock and Roll” was drafted for a two-year stint in the army. Despite concerns about his career, Presley did not try to avoid service and was inducted into the army at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, in a ceremony mobbed by photographers. Five months later, and just a month before he was shipped out to Germany, Presley was granted a short emergency leave for what reason? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day:Agatha Christie

Quote of the Day:
Agatha Christie

Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day:Kayan Neck Rings. (Câte bordeie, atâtea obiceie) :)

Article of the Day:
Kayan Neck Rings

The Kayan are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group known for their unusual tradition of body modification, which consists of coiling lengths of brass around women’s necks. The coils are first applied to young girls when they are approximately five years old, and each coil is replaced with a longer one as the weight of the brass pushes the collar bone down and compresses the rib cage. Contrary to popular belief, the neck vertebrae are not actually lengthened. Can wearers remove the rings entirely? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day:go to hell in a handcart

Idiom of the Day:
go to hell in a handcart

To be in an extremely and increasingly bad or ruinous condition; to be on the inevitable path to utter failure or ruin. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day:prejudicious

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Causing harm or injury.
Synonyms: damaging, detrimental, prejudicial
Usage: The reporter’s coverage resulted in prejudicious publicity for the defendant.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Soare si nori, in Breaza de Făgăraş !

Soare si nori, in Breaza de Făgăraş !

Spotted Hawk. Northern Cheyenne. Montana. 1890. Photo by Christian Barthelmess. Source – Montana Historical Society.

Spotted Hawk. Northern Cheyenne. Montana. 1890. Photo by Christian Barthelmess. Source – Montana Historical Society.

Pablo Picasso- Blue Nude 1902

Pablo Picasso- Blue Nude 1902

Peter Paul Rubens, Night Scene, 1577-1640,

Peter Paul Rubens, Night Scene, 1577-1640,

BBC News: US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39375123

BBC News: London attack: The victims.(victims of allah)

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:

London attack: The victims – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39363933

BBC News: London attack: Khalid Masood identified as killer

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:

London attack: Khalid Masood identified as killer – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39372154


Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)Madonna of the Magnificat (detail)1480-1481Tempera on panelUffizi Gallery, Florence

My flower today 

My flower today

In the forest 

In the forest

My Chakra today no.2 

My Chakra today no.2

My Chakra today no.1 

My Chakra today no.1

My Duck today 

My Duck today

A family on Flathead Reservation, Montana. Early 1900s. Photo by N.A. Forsyth. Source – Montana Historical Society.

A family on Flathead Reservation, Montana. Early 1900s. Photo by N.A. Forsyth. Source – Montana Historical Society.


Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)The Virgin and Child, 1480Panel (58×39,6mm)Museo Poldi Pezzoli; Milan, Italy

Chloe Bennett is Skye in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Chloe Bennett is Skye in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

Nicolae Tonitza – Crizanteme albe

Nicolae Tonitza – Crizanteme albe

Edward Hopper American 1882 – 1967 “Gas”

Edward Hopper American 1882 – 1967 “Gas”

Watch “JUDY COLLINS & LEONARD COHEN – “Hey, Thats No Way To Say Goobye” 1976″ on YouTube

Hey, That’s no Way to Say Goodbye

Leonard Cohen


I loved you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm
Your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy golden storm
Yes, many loved before us, I know that we are not new
In city and in forest, they smiled like me and you
But now it’s come to distances and both of us must try

Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye

I’m not looking for another as I wander in my time
Walk me to the corner, our steps will always rhyme
You know my love goes with you as your love stays with me
It’s just the way it changes like the shoreline and the sea
But let’s not talk of love or chains and things we can’t untie

Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye

I loved you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm
Your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy golden storm
Yes, many loved before us, I know that we are not new
In city and in forest they smiled like me and you
But let’s not talk of love or chains and things we can’t untie

Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye

Songwriters: Leonard Cohen

Hey, That’s no Way to Say Goodbye lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Watch “Time To Say Goodbye Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman.flv” on YouTube

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Watch “Léo Ferré – Avec le temps (enregistrement TRS)” on YouTube

Watch “The Heart of Tango” on YouTube

Watch “Tango dance Scent of a women” on YouTube

Watch “Semnal M – La fereastra ta” on YouTube

Watch “Doru Stanculescu – Hai, hai, haidi, hai (Pe sub flori ma leganai)” on YouTube

Watch “Serge Reggiani – Le Déserteur” on YouTube

O, memories, memories!

Watch “Gastibelza Georges Brassens Auprès De Mon Arbre” on YouTube

Watch “GEORGES BRASSENS – La prière” on YouTube

Watch “Jacques Prévert – Les Feuilles Mortes” on YouTube

Watch “Pour faire le portrait d’un oiseau de Jacques Prévert” on YouTube



Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon