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Fabulous Renditions: Beethoven “Für Elise” Valentina Lisitsa Seoul Philharmonic


Beethoven “Für Elise” Valentina Lisitsa Seoul Philharmonic

Historic musical bits: Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 “Scottish” – Klemperer & Philharmonia Orchestra


Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 “Scottish” – Klemperer & Philharmonia Orchestra

historic musical bits: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 / Bernstein · New York Philharmonic Orchestra


Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 / Bernstein · New York Philharmonic Orchestra

historic musical bits: Stravinsky|The Firebird / Gergiev · Vienna Philarmonic · Salzburg Festival 2000 (Wikipedia article on the musical piece


Stravinsky: The Firebird / Gergiev · Vienna Philarmonic · Salzburg Festival 2000

 

historic musical bits: Itzhak Perlman – Pugnani Kreisler-Preludium and Allegro


Itzhak Perlman-Pugnani Kreisler-Preludium and Allegro

Dream Children, Dorabella, and Carissima by Sir Edward Elgar


Dream Children, Dorabella, and Carissima by Sir Edward Elgar

Uploaded on Aug 21, 2010

The beautiful music of Elgar set to images of children, flowers and pets.
1. Dream Children Op.43 : II Allegretto piacevole
2. Enigma Variations Op. 36 :X. Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny)
3. Excerpt from “Carissima”

great compositions/performances: Anne-Sophie Mutter – Brahms – Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 100


Anne-Sophie Mutter – Brahms – Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 100

great compositions/performances: Schubert String Quartet No. 10 in E Flat Major Opus 125 # 1, D 87


Schubert String Quartet No. 10 in E Flat Major Opus 125 # 1, D 87

great compositions/performances: Julia Fischer – Tchaikovsky – Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op 42


Julia Fischer – Tchaikovsky – Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op 42

great compositions/performances: Tchaikovsky Overture 1812 for Piano| Valentina Lisitsa


Tchaikovsky Overture 1812 for Piano | Valentina Lisitsa

Historic Musical Bits: Michelangeli Debussy Preludes Book 1


Michelangeli Debussy Preludes
Book 1

 

Mgr Yousif Mirkis, archevêque de Kirkouk en Irak : « Toute ma vie je n’ai connu que des troubles »


Mgr Yousif Mirkis, archevêque de Kirkouk en Irak : « Toute ma vie je n’ai connu que des troubles »

The Irrawaddy River


The Irrawaddy River

The Irrawaddy, or Ayeyarwady, is Myanmar‘s longest river and its most important commercial waterway. For many centuries, it was Myanmar’s principal communication route. The 1,000-mile (1,600-km) river bisects the country from north to south and empties into the Indian Ocean through a vast, nine-armed delta, which is one of the world’s great rice-producing regions. The Ayeyarwady lends its name to what animal found in its waters? More… Discuss

Facebook: Flori de Salcam la Casa din Sona Photography


Flori de salcam

Flori de salcam la Casa din Sona

Facebook.

A woman says she was fired after she deleted an app that her boss used to track her, 24/7: — CNNMoney (@CNNMoney) May 13, 2015


 

California’s soon-to-be saint hailed as a man ahead of his time : Bl. Junipero Serra


 

Statue of Fr Junipero Serra, Mission San Juan Bautista California. Credit: Ramon Lomeli via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).

  Statue of Fr Junipero Serra, Mission San Juan Bautista California. Credit: Ramon Lomeli via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).

California’s soon-to-be saint hailed as a man ahead of his time

Rome, Italy, May 3, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Experts in California history, archeology and the life of Bl. Junipero Serra have praised him as a passionate missionary with a vision that extended far beyond his own generation.

“I think that’s a characteristic of great people. They’re not bound up by the restrictions of their generation, they see ahead,” Mons. Francis J. Weber told CNA April 30, in reference to the life of Bl. Junipero Serra.

He compared Serra to former president of the United States Abraham Lincoln, who despite being heavily criticized during his life for working to abolish slavery, “was one of the greatest presidents we’ve ever had. But he was generations ahead of his time.”

“I think you could say that most great people are ahead of their own generation. I would probably say that they see things the way they should be done, but not as they are,” the priest said.

Mons. Weber is the author of more than 100 books, many of which focus on California’s Catholic history, and the former archivist of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

A pupil of the well-known Catholic Church historian John Tracy Ellis, Mons. Weber also taught history at Queen of Angels Seminary in Los Angeles and served as president of the Association of Catholic Diocesan Archivists.

He was one of four panelists present in Rome for an April 30 discussion on the life and legacy of Bl. Junipero Serra, who will be canonized by Pope Francis during his visit to the U.S. in September.

Fr. Serra was born in 1713 on the Spanish island of Majorca in the Mediterranean. He left his position as a university professor to become a missionary to the New World, helping to convert many of the native community to Christianity and teaching them new technologies. The Franciscan priest founded several of the missions that would go on to become the centers of major California cities.

The priest’s mission work often took place despite a painful ulcerated leg which is said to have been caused either by cancer or a spider bite soon after his arrival in Mexico. He died in 1784 at Mission San Carlos Borroméo del Carmelo in what is now the state of California.

St. John Paul II beatified Fr. Serra in 1988. In January, Pope Francis praised the missionary as “the evangelizer of the West” when he announced his intention to canonize him.

In the panel discussion, specific attention was given to Serra’s zeal to be a missionary. Mons. Weber said this can be seen in the priest’s decision to leave his home in Spain despite the fact that he wasn’t young anymore, and knowing that he likely wouldn’t see his aged parents again.

While praising Serra’s visionary perspective and the good that came out of the missions, panelists also addressed criticisms surrounding Serra and the missions in a conversation with journalists after the panel.

Controversy over the canonization has stemmed from claims that Serra’s missions enacted forced labor and conversions as well as corporal punishment. Scholarship on the issue is divided, and Serra supporters contend that many of the accusations against Serra are rife with misinterpretations and factual errors.

Robert Senkewicz, a history professor at Santa Clara University in California and co-author of a newly released 500 page biography on Junipero Serra, was also present at Thursday’s press conference.

He said he’s not surprised that there is contention over Serra’s canonization, and noted that much of the dissatisfaction likely surrounds a history of poor policies the U.S. had toward native Americans in the past.

Inevitably native populations will interpret their past to be a “prison” of previous U.S. policies toward Indians, because “it wasn’t nice,” he said.

“It was a policy of removal and extermination…so I’m not surprised that there’s a lot of dissatisfaction against the canonization Fr. Serra, because Californian Indians are American Indians, and American Indians interpret their past through the most catastrophic parts of it, which were the U.S. policies.”

Ruben Mendoza, an archeology professor at California State University, Monterey Bay, also spoke on the panel from a cultural perspective, being of both Mexican and Indian descent.

With extensive experience in the field of archeology as well as working in the California missions of San Juan Bautista, San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, Nuestra Senora de la Soledad and the Royal Presidio of Monterey, Mendoza was initially hostile to Serra, but changed his view after studying about the blessed and working in the missions himself.

Mendoza pointed out that despite Serra’s critics, “many of us carry currencies in our pockets that contain the images of individuals who we see as heroes, they were the founders of our country, and yet if we judge them from the perspective of our histories then they were human traffickers.”

These people, he said, “were a whole host of things that today we would not even begin to dream of if we consider ourselves as patriots.”

Mendoza also referred to how some have argued that Serra had sought to be a martyr at one point in his life, saying that if we look at this life, the reality is that “if he had sought martyrdom he would have been mortified.”

Serra, he said, “would have realized that the very people that he loved, that he devoted his life to, would now see him as the culprit in their disintegration.”

“I believe that in the end, by virtue of the very attacks that those descendants bring to the table, they have martyred Junipero Serra and turned him into a saint.”

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Cziffra plays Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies No.1-9


Cziffra plays Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies No.1-9

 

best classical music, Giacomo Puccini: “Coro a bocca chiusa” (Humming Chorus) from Madame Butterfly , great compositions/performances


Giacomo Puccini: “Coro a bocca chiusa” (Humming Chorus) from Madame Butterfly

† Pray the Rosary † Wednesday and Sunday † The Glorious Mysteries † Powerful Prayers for Miracles †


†Pray the Rosary – Wednesday and Sunday – The Glorious Mysteries – Powerful Prayers for Miracles†

Fighting Boko Haram: Chad aims to ‘destroy’ militant group | euronews, world news


Luis Carballo will be online to discuss his experiences in Chad on Thursday at 15:00 CET. He’ll answer your questions in English, Spanish or French so please post them in the live blog at the foot of this page, email them to askluis@scribblelive.com or Tweet them using the hashtag #askeuronewsluis. You can follow Luis on Twitter @granangular.

For more than a decade, the Islamist group Boko Haram had a limited strategy: to create an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria. But now it has spread its terror campaign to neighbouring countries as well.

Chad, Niger and Cameroon have responded with a military alliance which, since January, has been helping the Abuja government.

“What these children have seen, you wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy.”

In March, Boko Haram signed a deal with ISIL, or the self proclaimed Islamic State. This turned the conflict into an international one, switching on red lights across the region and accelerating a joint offensive.

via Fighting Boko Haram: Chad aims to ‘destroy’ militant group | euronews, world news.

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New research claims that Facebook is tracking anyone who visits the site— msnbc (@msnbc)


Must read: Ebola in Liberia: According to Dr. Kwan Kew Lai’s Blog


Today is the Feast of St. Kew, a little known Welsh saint, probably of the fifth century. She was the sister of a hermit called Docco who founded a monastery at or near the village of St. Kew which is now in Cornwall, England. Nothing much is known about her except that she was able to cause some wild boars to obey her, this ability caught the attention of her said brother who condescended to finally speak to her. Why they were not on speaking terms to begin with was a mystery.What is in a name? Kew is my given name. It would be unheard of to have a saint with my name especially someone from Asia. My daughter, Cara, was told by her Confraternity Christian Development (CCD) teacher that everyone has a saint who bears his or her name. She searched in vain for a saint with her name.

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BBC WebWise – Webcam safety with Jacqueline Jossa


BBC WebWise – Webcam safety with Jacqueline Jossa.

Christoph Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide, Wq. 40: VIII. Gavotte in A Major


Iphigénie en Aulide, Wq. 40: VIII. Gavotte in A Major

Thinking of a song: Bob Dylan – I Pity The Poor Immigrant Great song and lyrics


I Pity the Poor Immigrant

Democracy Now!: “Cartoonist Lives Matter”: Art Spiegelman Responds to Charlie Hebdo Attack, Power of Cartoons


Democracy Now! “Cartoonist Lives Matter”: Art Spiegelman Responds to Charlie Hebdo Attack, Power of Cartoons

Posted on Jan 9, 2015

49:38

Art Spiegelman is renowned American cartoonist, editor and comics advocate. In 1992, he won a Pulitzer Prize for “Maus,” considered one of the most important graphic novels ever published and one of the most influential works on the Nazi Holocaust. Spiegelman also founded the comics magazine RAW. In 2005, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine. After a discussion about the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, we continue our conversation with Spiegelman about his life’s work and the power of cartoons. Listen to the first part of the interview at democracynow.org. ||| Visit democracynow.org to watch the full daily news program, read the transcript, or search our vast online archive. Livestream weekdays 8-9am ET. Follow Democracy Now! on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Google+ and Pinterest.

François Hollande : “Ceux qui ont commis ces actes n’ont rien à voir avec la religion musulmane”


François Hollande : “Ceux qui ont commis ces actes n’ont rien à voir avec la religion musulmane”

Published on Jan 9, 2015

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La France, même si elle consciente d’avoir fait face, même si elle sait qu’elle peut disposer, avec les forces de sécurité, d’hommes et de femmes capables de courage et de bravoure, n’en a pas terminé avec les menaces dont elle est la cible. Je veux vous appeler à la vigilance, à l’unité et à la mobilisation”, a déclaré le président de la République.

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News – Tech at work: Status Update Saves Stranded Hiker


Status Update Saves Stranded Hiker

A resourceful emergency dispatcher used social media to help save a hiker who plunged 150 feet (45 m) off a cliff into a tree near Sacramento, California, this week. After a 911 call by the hiker’s son was disconnected, dispatchers tried in vain to determine the location using the cell phone’s coordinates—until a dispatch trainee Googled the injured man’s name. She soon found his Facebook page, saw an earlier status update about his hike, and sent rescue crews to his location. The man was treated for broken bones and a head injury. More… Discuss

Ethnography and folklore: VIKI STEFANOVICI – TARA FAGARASULUI (Old Romanian Countries)


VIKI STEFANOVICI-TARA FAGARASULUI

 

from Life Noggin: A BRIEF YEAR IN REVIEW OF 2014 (you wanna make time to watch this video!)


A BRIEF YEAR IN REVIEW OF 2014


Minecraft Xbox One – HAY BALES – Tutorial ( How to Raise Horses on Minecraft PS4, PS3, XB1 )

today’s holiday: Holy Innocents’ Day (2014)


Holy Innocents’ Day (2014)

Also known as Innocents’ Day or Childermas, this day commemorates the massacre of all the male children two years and younger in Bethlehem as ordered by King Herod, who hoped that the infant Jesus would be among them. Not surprisingly, this day has long been regarded as unlucky. In ancient times, the “Massacre of the Innocents” was reenacted by whipping the younger members of a family. But over the years, the tables turned, and in some countries it has become a day when children play pranks on their elders. In Mexico, Childermas is the equivalent of April Fools’ Day. More… Discuss

Google – Year in Search 2014 (Published on Dec 15, 2014/7,231,183 views)


Google – Year in Search 2014

Outbrain recommends, but who’s listening? euzicasa does!


Outbrain recommend- but who's listening? euzicasa does! Check this and many other unique videos at the BBC

Outbrain recommends but who’s listening? euzicasa does! Check this and many other unique videos at the BBC This one too should open in a new window!

 

Inside secret vault holding long-lost art treasures

26 March 2014 Last updated at 20:32 GMT

Cornelius Gurlitt is a reclusive man, but he was recently found to be holding one of the world’s biggest private art collections – close to 1,500 pieces that he had stored at his homes in Munich and Salzburg.

It is though much of it came from his father, a dealer licensed by the Nazis to buy and sell art, and may have been stolen from Jewish families.

The works, by artist such as Picasso, Renoir, Monet, are now being held in secure warehouses and vaults by restorers and experts trying to trace their history.

The BBC’s Stephen Evans was granted exclusive access to look at some of the long-lost masterpieces which had been kept hidden for decades.

intriguingly So: Continuum Season 3 Opportunity to know a different reality…alternate, but weaved within this reality!


Continuum season 3 (click to access)

Continuum season 3 (click to access)

RIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014 4:37 PM

Continuum Episodes – Now With Enhanced Video!

Can’t get enough Continuum? Well, get ready to watch Season 3 like you’ve never seen it before—with our all-new Enhanced Video experience! Watch interactive full episodes featuring original bonus webisodes, extended scenes, and behind-the-scenes content that you won’t find anywhere else, all fully immersed inside full episodes of Continuum, Season 3.

Bonus content appears on-screen at key moments in each episode—all designed to take you deeper into the world of the show. Behind-the-scenes pop-up commentary is indicated by the grey dots that appear along the episode progress bar, while the orange dots indicate original video content. To view the videos, click on the pop-up text when it appears on-screen. The episode you are watching will pause, and resume once the bonus clip has concluded.As always, if you want to watch the episode without bonus content, you can toggle the red caption icon located next to the closed caption button.
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this pressed for your knowledge: Uber’s car-financing program sets up drivers to lie to the DMV in Calif — Ellen Huet (@ellenhuet)


word: wizened


wizened

Definition: (adjective) Lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.
Synonyms: shrunken, withered, shriveled
Usage: The wizened face of the man of law was twisted into a wrinkled smile. Discuss.

The St. Bernard


The St. Bernard

Monks at the Hospice of the St. Bernard Pass in the Swiss Alps originally bred the St. Bernard for rescue and guide work. Endowed with an uncanny sense of direction, the breed was able to guide the monks over trails that had been obliterated by windblown snow. One St. Bernard is said to have rescued at least 40 people from harsh Alpine conditions, although such tales might be exaggerated. Why do depictions of St. Bernards

Let’s Facebook it: All we care about is getting you to buy stuff…Because: Life is a commercial!


Let’s Facebook it: All we care about is getting you to buy stuff!

Let's Facebook it: All we care about is getting you to buy stuff

Let’s Facebook it: All we care about is getting you to buy stuff

Merry Christmas from euzicasa! Post Card: Saddle-back Mountain from Huntington Beach Municipal Pier – December 2011-2014©


Saddle-back Mountain from Huntington Beach Municipal Pier - December 2011

Merry Christmas from euzicasa!  Post Card: Saddle-back Mountain from Huntington Beach Municipal Pier – December 2011-2014©

Les “combattants d’Ebola”, personnalités de l’année pour le “Time”


Les “combattants d’Ebola”, personnalités de l’année pour le “Time”

new at #euzicasa: Widget – KINJI SAN-Martial Arts Supplies (Access Here or from the sidebar…your choice!)


KUNJI SAN-Martial Arts Supplies

KUNJI SAN-Martial Arts Supplies (Access here or visit the widget on the sidebar (way down with 100+ others!) they should open all in anew window, but only WPRESS can secure that!  

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ll était une bergère


Il était une bergère (Version playback instrumental) – Mister Toony

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LES PAROLES :

Il était une bergère
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Il était une bergère
Qui gardait ses moutons, ron ron
Qui gardait ses moutons

Elle fit un fromage
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Elle fit un fromage
Du lait de ses moutons, ron ron
Du lait de ses moutons

Le chat qui la regarde
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Le chat qui la regarde
A un p’tit air fripon, ron ron
A un p’tit air fripon

Si tu y mets la patte
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Si tu y mets la patte
Tu auras du bâton, ron ron
Tu auras du bâton

Il n’y mit pas la patte
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Il n’y mit pas la patte
Il y mit le menton, ron ron
Il y mit le menton

La bergère en colère
Et ron et ron petit patapon
La bergère en colère
Tua son p’tit chaton, ron ron
Tua son p’tit chaton

Elle fut à son père
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Elle fut à son père
Lui demander pardon, ron ron
Lui demander pardon

Mon père je m’accuse
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Mon père je m’accuse
D’avoir tué mon chaton, ron ron
D’avoir tué mon chaton

Ma fille pour pénitence
Et ron et ron petit patapon
Ma fille pour pénitence
Nous nous embrasserons, ron ron
Nous nous embrasserons

La pénitence est douce
Et ron et ron petit patapon
La pénitence est douce
Nous recommencerons, ron ron
Nous recommencerons

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word: impecunious


impecunious 

Definition: (adjective) Lacking money; penniless.
Synonyms: penurious
Usage: It was hard to believe that the impecunious man asking me if I could spare any change had once been the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Discuss.

Google’s New Project: A Steady Spoon


Google’s New Project: A Steady Spoon

Among Google’s latest attempts at innovation is a spoon that allows people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease to eat without spilling. The project was begun by a small startup that was acquired by Google earlier this year. Equipped with sensors that detect shaking, the spoon uses algorithms to keep it steady, reducing shaking by an average of 76 percent, according to the results of clinical trials. Doctors say the device has allowed some patients to eat independently who otherwise would have to be fed. More… Discuss

Ottorino Respighi Brazilian Impressions (Antal Dorati/LSO): great compositions/performances


Ottorino Respighi Brazilian Impressions (Antal Dorati / London Symphony Orchestra)