FIVE SHADES OF MUSICAL LANDSCAPES

Places of great beauty and beautiful landscapes, are able to give us emotional icons. In these places and landscapes, collecting photographs and postcards, depicting a time of travel, we do not use brushes and colors, but we drink a good wine, along with local dishes. Where the landscape is shaped by the good government of men, born the harmony of ...

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BONJOUR TRISTESSE – Novel by Françoise Sagan

The name Sagan, was chosen because it is a character of Proust’s Recherche (Princess Sagan). Françoise Quoirez is the daughter of a southern middle class family-east of France. Françoise Sagan, begins very young to write short services from Italy, who had the title Bonjour Napoli, Bonjour Venice, title that already resembles that of her first great success as a novelist, ...

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VENETIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTING, FROM THE GALLERIE DELL’ACCADEMIA

Fifty wonders of artistic creativity (born between 1450 and il1630). There Titian, Bellini and portraits by Tintoretto (but also visitation of Carpaccio). The valuable collection of the exhibition ‘Venetian Renaissance Paintings from the Accademia Gallery’, is in Japan. Until October 10 at the National Art Center in Tokyo (from October 22 to January 15 at the National Museum of Art ...

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AUSTERLITZ AND THE PEACE MOUND – Follow Napoleon’s footsteps to Slavkov

There are many places in the Czech Republic that have played a role in the development of European history. One that you should not miss is Slavkov (just Brno). http://www.napoleon-series.org/military/virtual/austerlitz/c_directions.html Not only will you find a splendid Baroque castle with beautiful gardens here, but also the setting of one of Europe’s most famous battles: Austerlitz. Take a trip, back in ...

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WHEN IN FRENCH POETRY SPEAKS

THE LANDSCAPE – By Robert Desnos I had dreamt of loving. I go on loving but love is no longer that bouquet of lilacs and roses, charging the forest with their fragrance where a flame rests at the end of branchless pathways. I had dreamt of loving. I go on loving but love is no longer that storm whose lightning ...

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ZURAN’S HILL – Waiting for Austerlitz / Page by the novel

…………………………….. The basic unit in Napoleon’s army was the infantry regiment, and this was divided into three battalions – of nine companies each – under the command of a colonel. Two infantry regiments formed a brigade, two or three brigades formed a division and multiple divisions formed a Corps. Now no more of those foot soldiers wore armor plates of ...

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CHILEAN MUSIC

Quena is the traditional flute of the Andes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz5_EJnB8yQ and the siku is a traditional Andean panpipe. Ocarina is a common instrument around the world, and in the Americas it dates from the time of the Incas (is used for festivals, rituals and ceremonies). Prior to the arrival of the European conquerors, the modern national borders that make up the ...

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