February 23, 2024 7:23 am

MUSIC

CHINESE MUSIC – Contemporary Traditional Chinese Music

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. String instruments from …

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WHEN THE MUSIC BECOME POETRY – Rasmus Seebach: Angel

He was born in a March day. Rasmus Seebach is a Danish singer-songwriter who had his debut with the single “Angel”. He is a son of Tommy Seebach, about whom he has also written the song “Who I am”, where he tells his father that they have forgiven him and are doing fine. ANGEL > Baby I was sold from …

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CONTEMPORARY CHINESE MUSIC – Tan Dun: when the music as an integral part of spiritual life

Tan Dun (born 1957, Changsha, Hunan), is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. http://tandun.com/ His works often incorporate audiovisual elements, but also use instruments constructed from organic materials, such as paper, water, and stone. During his time at Columbia University, he created his first opera …

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WHEN THE MUSIC BEGAN INTEGRAL PART OF LIFE – Indian Music

Music has always occupied a central place in the imagination of Indians. The range of musical phenomenon in India, and indeed the rest of South Asia, extends from simple melodies, commonly encountered among hill tribes, to what is one of the most well- developed “systems” of classical music in the world. Music in India began as an integral part of …

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THE PERCEPTIVE INNER INTO THE MUSIC – Ancient, traditional and modern: the expressive tones of Greek music, through the centuries

The art based on the value, functionality, and the concatenation of sounds, is called music. With reference to the technical means which they earned (and the forms in which it is expressed during the times), it envelops our planet, with shades that can be Greek or Eastern, Byzantine or romantic. The music, like painting, knows many shades of expression, what …

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FOR THE FIRST TIME, AFTER A LONG TIME – Listen to French music, rediscovering emotions never extinguished

If the gift of the musician – for each of us – is to become the mouthpiece of a thought that, with the radio and the web, it can spread in the world, then we are the subjects of their motivational boost, one that enters our years, when we want to live or when we feel sad. That motivational drive, …

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THE SONGS OF JACQUES PREVERT – Il pleuvait sans cesse sur Brest ce jour là

Jacques Prévert was born in Paris in 1900. He left school in 1915, working at various jobs until 1920 when he served in the military in Lorraine. He was a French poet and screenwriter. In 1925, he began to associate with the surrealists, including André Breton and Louis Aragon. His first poems were published in 1930, and in 1931 there …

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THE MUSICAL TONES OF THE CZECH SOUL – Like the mirror of his people, feeling music and different rhythms

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. Welcome to the …

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THE DIDGERIDOO DISCOVERY – When sadness in the lyrics and melodies was the expression of an inner landscape

Country music is a narrative of the life of the Australian outback, where aborigines were brought up, seeing him change gradually over time. The songs tell a longing for the far country, together with the love for their land, where the sense of disorientation of indigenous peoples was expressive affinity, because sadness of the lyrics and melodies was the expression …

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AMALFITAN MUSIC – White walls, sunny paintings

CANZONE AMALFITANA > Sono muri bianchi dipinti dal sole, finestre verdi, loggette fiorite, conventi appesi, vicoli scavati che, nell’acqua, si specchiano. Carolina, Carolina, guarda, vedi, vedi. Parla dei venti la rosa amalfitana, e l’aria profuma così tanto che ti stordisce, mentre, nel cielo, il suono di una campana si stende sulla stesura di una canzone. Carolina, Carolina, andiamo, dai, dimmi …

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