Daily Archives: November 24, 2013

Godfrey Bloom: The State is an Institution of Theft (Murray N. Rothbard)



European Parliament, Brussels, 21 November 2013

• Speaker: Godfrey Bloom MEP, Ind. (Yorkshire & Lincolnshire), Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group –http://www.godfreybloommep.co.uk

• Debate: Action programme for taxation in the European Union for the period 2014-2020

Report: Theodor Dumitru Stolojan (A7-0399/2012)
Amended proposal for a regulation of the European parliament and of the Council establishing an action programme for taxation in the European Union for the period 2014-2020 (Fiscalis 2020) and repealing Decision n°1482/2007/EC
[COM(2012)0465 – C7-0242/2012 – 2011/0341B(COD)]
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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• Video: EbS (European Parliament)
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• EU Member States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

Read more about  Murray N. Rothbard  Here

 

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Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal – St. Olaf Choir



2013 Winter Tour, Pasadena, CA.

 

CESAR FRANCK: PSALM 150 – CONDUCTED BY TAMÁS VÁSÁRY, XAVER VARNUS AT THE GREAT ORGAN



Cesar Franck: Psalm 150 (O Praise God In His Holiness)

with the participation of
XAVER VARNUS on the great organ,
The Budapest Tomkins Vocal Ensemble, The Budapest Opera Orchestra

Conducted by TAMÁS VÁSÁRY
http://www.tamas-vasary.com/biography
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgMSmr…

Taped in the Great Hall of Franz Liszt Academy of Music of Budapest

http://www.facebook.com/xavervarnus

 

Unforgettable Compositions: Claude Debussy : Claude Debussy: Children’s Corner Suite L 113 with André Caplet 1911


Claude Debussy : Children’s Corner Suite – orch. André Caplet 1911
Orchestre National de l’O.R.T.F., Jean Martinon, 1974
oboe: Jules Goetgheluk

1. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
2. Jimbo’s Lullaby
3. Serenade for the Doll
4. The Snow is Dancing
5. The Little Shepherd
6. Golliwogg’s Cakewalk

Achille-Claude Debussy (aʃil klod dəbysi) (22 August 1862- 25 March 1918)

Children’s Corner (L.113) is a six-movement suite for solo piano by Claude Debussy. It was published by Durand in 1908, and was given its world première in Paris by Harold Bauer on December 18 of that year. In 1911, an orchestration of the work by Debussy’s friend André Caplet received its première and was subsequently published.

more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children…
http://youtu.be/OTuZMQt6w5c

Max Bruch

Max Bruch

Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920), also known as Max Karl August Bruch,[1] was a German Romanticcomposer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a staple of the violin repertory.

Life

Bruch was born in CologneRhine Province, where he received his early musical training under the composer and pianist Ferdinand Hiller, to whom Robert Schumann dedicated his piano concerto in A minor. Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso Ignaz Moscheles recognized his aptitude.

At the age of nine he wrote his first composition, a song for his mother’s birthday. From then on music was his passion, his studies enthusiastically supported by his parents. Many small early creative works included motets, psalm settings, piano pieces, violin sonatas, a string quartet and even orchestral works like the prelude to a planned opera “Joan of Arc”. Few of these early works have survived, however.

The first music theory lesson was in 1849 in Bonn by Professor Heinrich Carl Breidenstein, a friend of his father. At this time he stayed at estate in Bergisch Gladbach, where he wrote much of his music. The farm belonged to the lawyer and notary Neissen, who lived in it with his unmarried sister. Later the estate was bought by the Zanders family who owned a large paper mill. The young Bruch was taught by his father in French and English conversation. In later years, Mary Zanders became a friend and patron.

Bruch had a long career as a teacher, conductor and composer, moving among musical posts in Germany:Mannheim (1862–1864), Koblenz (1865–1867), Sondershausen, (1867–1870), Berlin (1870–1872), and Bonn, where he spent 1873–78 working privately. At the height of his career he spent three seasons as conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Society (1880–83). There he met his wife, Clara Tuczek. He taught composition at the Berlin Hochschule für Musik from 1890 until his retirement in 1910. Bruch died in his house in Berlin-Friedenau in 1920.

Today In History. What Happened This Day In History


 

Today In History. What Happened This Day In History.

This Day in History — History.com — What Happened Today in History


 

This Day in History — History.com — What Happened Today in History.

Glenn Gould 1932 1982 Mozart Sonata


 

Fabulous Compositions/ Composers: Howard Hanson – Symphony No.1 in E-minor, Op.22 “Nordic” (1922)



Howard Hanson (1896 – 1981)

Work: Symphony No.1 in E-minor, Op.22 “Nordic” (1922) 

Mov.I: Andante solenne – Allegro con forza 00:00
Mov.II: Andante teneramente, con semplicita 12:45
Mov.III: Allegro con fuoco 18:55

Orchestra: Seattle Symphony

Conductor: Gerard Schwarz

 

Menuhin – Paganini Moto Perpetuo



Yehudi Menuhin performs Paganini‘s Moto Perpetuo with Adolph Baller (1947) Enjoy!

 

Fabulous Compositions/ Composers: L. Bernstein – Mendelssohn Symphony No.5 in Dmajor/D minor “Reformation” Op.107



Mendelssohn Symphony No.5 in D major/D minor “Reformation” Op.107 Complete

1. Andante — Allegro con fuoco
2. Allegro vivace
3. Andante
4. Andante con moto — Allegro maestoso

NY Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein Conductor

Quotation: Robert Louis Stevenson


There are two things that men should never weary of, goodness and humility; we get none too much of them in this rough world among cold, proud people.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

This Day in the Yesteryear: MYSTERIOUS HIJACKER PARACHUTES FROM PLANE WITH $200,000 RANSOM (1971)


Mysterious Hijacker Parachutes from Plane with $200,000 Ransom (1971)

To this day, the true identity of the well-dressed man calling himself Dan Cooper—reported in the press as D. B. Cooper—who hijacked a passenger jet and then parachuted from the airborne Boeing 727 with a $200,000 ransom, remains a mystery. Despite numerous leads and a great deal of media attention, the mystery man’s true identity and whereabouts continue to elude investigators, and the bulk of the money has never been recovered. What are some theories about who he was and what became of him? More… Discuss

 

GLOBAL FUND BRIBERY RUMORS CONFIRMED


Global Fund Bribery Rumors Confirmed

Since its inception in 2002, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has played a key role in combating these diseases, but it has recently also been plagued with allegations of corruption. A two-and-a-half year investigation by the Global Fund has substantiated some of these allegations, finding that two Cambodian officials accepted bribes from two mosquito net suppliers in return for the awarding of contracts. The Global Fund has since suspended its contracts with the suppliers in question.More… Discuss

 

Word: BAFFLE


baffle 

Definition: (verb) Be a mystery or bewildering to.
Synonyms: dumbfoundflummoxmystifynonplusperplexpuzzleamaze,stupefygravelvexposestickbeatget
Usage: An apple tree producing square fruit would undoubtedly baffle experts. Discuss.