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bronsonfoster:

Deeply saddened by the passing of Frans Brüggen, today. Rest in peace, Maestro. 

This video of him is making its way around the music community, today. His expertise in Eighteenth Century music was astounding, and it really shows on his performance in this video from 1967 on his Bressan Treble Recorder.

luzfosca:

Burt Glinn

Saint-Basile, Moscow, U.S.S.R. Russia, 1961

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mccartneymadness:

Paul and John recording ‘The End’, making it the last recording session for the two of them as Beatles

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mi-la-re-sol:

Сергей Кусевицкий.

Serge Koussevitzky

Directeur du Boston Symphony Orchestra entre 1924 et 1949.

Mécène de Gershwin, Ravel, Hindemith, Britten et Stravinsky

auxquels il commanda notamment Second Rhapsody, Peter Grimes

et l’arrangement de Tableaux d’une exposition de Moussorgski.

Professeur de Bernstein.

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historicaltimes:

Cannibalism during Russian famine of 1921.

blackcubs:

mirror selfie before all

(Source: i12bent, via joespub)

littlemisssoul:

Amazing bass player Cecil McBee
This photo was taken by Lucia McBee, 1979

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psych2go:

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Psych2go features various psychological findings and myths. In the future, psych2go attempts to include sources to posts for the purpose of generating discussions and commentaries. This will give readers a chance to critically examine psychology.

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filmnoirandfemmefatales:

Sunset Blvd. was released on this day in 1950!

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mosaicrecords:

Charlie Parker: Rare 1940 Private Recording

If you haven’t heard Bird in 1940 you’re in for a treat. This privately made recording made by Parker is a remarkable document showing how far advanced he was at age 20.

-Scott Wenzel
Listen to the Recording…

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classicalconditioningblog:

August 3, 1778 — La Scala is officially opened in Milan, with Salieri’s L’Europa Riconosciuta as its inaugural performance.  Listen to Act I of the opera, performed at La Scala over two centuries later, here.

aboutmidi:

A guide to Brass Mutes by tonedeafcomics.com

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