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word: circumspect


circumspect

Definition: (adjective) Heedful of circumstances and potential consequences; prudent.
Synonyms: discreet
Usage: Because the drug was shown to have adverse side effects, physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use. Discuss.
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this day in the yesteryear: The Sound of Music Opens on Broadway (1959)


The Sound of Music Opens on Broadway (1959)

The Sound of Music, with a score by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Mary Martin starred as Maria, and Theodore Bikel played the role of Captain Georg von Trapp. The Tony Award-winning production ran for 1,443 performances. Productions in London, Japan, and Australia followed, as did the phenomenally successful 1965 film, starring Julie Andrews. What are some of the differences between the stage and screen versions? More… Discuss

Blue Skies: Willie Nelson & Kenny Rogers


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Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers sing “Blue Skies” live from the NBC Kenny, Dolly and Willie special. I won a prime time Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or a Special for my mix of this show.

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TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: WILLIAM SHATNER (1931)


William Shatner (1931)

Shatner is a Canadian-born actor, writer, and musical performer. He became a cult icon starring as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise on the 1960s television show Star Trek. He reprised the role in movies and has written about his experiences playing Kirk. Shatner’s more recent work on The Practice and its spinoff Boston Legal earned him a pair of Emmy Awards. In 2006, he made headlines for selling his kidney stone to whom, for how much, and for what purpose? More… Discuss

 

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Ludwig van Beethoven – Romance for Violin & Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40


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Ludwig van Beethoven – Romance for Violin & Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40

Emmy Verhey, Violin. Brabant Orchestra, Eduardo Marturet

 

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Ludwig van Beethoven – Romance for Violin & Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40



Emmy Verhey, Violin.
Brabant Orchestra, Eduardo Marturet