Tag Archives: Stockholm

today’s birthday: Carl Larsson (1853)


Trapphall i Nationalmuseum i Stockholm med &qu...

Trapphall i Nationalmuseum i Stockholm med “Midvinterblot” av Carl Larsson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carl Larsson (1853)

Larsson was a popular and imaginative Swedish illustrator and painter whose watercolors, particularly of his family and home, became popular worldwide. He is perhaps best known, however, for his last monumental work, Midvinterblot, or “Midwinter Sacrifice,” a large oil painting depicting a scene from Norse mythology. Considered Sweden’s most debated painting, it was commissioned by the National Museum in Stockholm but was rejected by the board upon its completion. Where does it now hang? More… Discuss

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Mihai Eminescu – Somnoroase pasarele ( Madrigal )


Mihai Eminescu – Somnoroase pasarele ( Madrigal )

today’s holiday/ceremonies/observance: Nobel Prize Ceremony


Nobel Prize Ceremony

Nobel Prizes are awarded each year to people, regardless of nationality, deemed to have made the most significant practical efforts toward the well-being of the human race. In his will, the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) directed that the income from his estate be used to fund five annual prizes. The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901; a sixth prize—in economics—was added in 1969. Winners receive the awards at a special ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death. The peace prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway. More… Discuss

Sibelius, Symphonie Nr 7 C Dur op 105 Leonard Bernstein, Wiener Philharmoniker: great compositions/performances


Sibelius, Symphonie Nr 7 C Dur op 105 Leonard Bernstein, Wiener Philharmoniker

Widgets at EuZicAsa…I hope they will all take you to there!


Widgets at EuZicAsa…

I hope they will all take you to there! I tried to make them open in new window (unless I forgot… 🙂 ) still, considering that they are all made from scratch by a person who learned  by himself the art of blogging, no more than three years ago…well who could ask for anything more!

Please let me know if you find broken widgets and for sure, if you would like to see other widgets to link your to your destination website, directly from EuZicAsa!

Thank you Friends!

Cheers,

George B.

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new at EuZicAsa: Widget – Constitution of the United States – access here


Widget: Constitution of the United States - access here

Widget: Constitution of the United States – access here

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Make Music Part of Your Life Series: Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542


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Gregory Lloyd plays Johann Sebastian Bach, Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542, Church of Catherine in Stockholm.
Organ: J. L. van den Heuvel

Fantasia 00:00
Fugue 07:30

Recording: Anders Söderlund
http://www.orgelanders.se
Catherine Church: http://www.orgelanders.se/Orgelbilder…

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WORD: BAREFACED


barefaced 

Definition: (adjective) With no effort to conceal.
Synonyms: bald
Usage: They attacked him in various ways—with barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all. Discuss

 

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Jacqueline du Pré “Cello Concerto ” Dvorak (1. Mov.)



Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104 
by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
1. Movement “Allegro
Jacqueline du Pré, cello
Radio Symphony Orchestra Stockholm
Sergiu Celebidache, conductor
26.XI.1967

 

Valentina in Norrköping – drinking coffee, talking pianos, playing Rachmaninoff…



Short video report about my concert last week with Norrköping Symphony Orchestra . We do more Rachmaninoff this season eith them – #2 and #3 with a run-out in Stockholm. The schedule here :http://www.norrkopingssymfoniorkester…