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Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 6: Balancing Off Balance

  I really didn’t think I was going to write about this topic again, but a few things happened. 1 The teaser trailer came out about a month ago.   2 The Last Jedi poster was also released to the … Continue reading

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Michelle DeYoung: Liebestod

I got to hear Michelle De Young perform The Song of the Earth at the Cleveland Orchestra. Here she is performing a piece from Tristan und Isolde.  The Cleveland Orchestra will perform that next year as a part of their … Continue reading

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Sasha Cooke: The Song of the Earth

This video is a kind of “two-for.” I heard the Cleveland Orchestra perform this piece as a celebration of my fifth year of being cancer free.  Now, I did not hear Sasha Cooke perform the piece, but I did hear … Continue reading

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The Power of Nostalgia, and the Music of the Night

Saturday morning I woke up after a very strange dream.  I dreamed that I was in Toronto, and I had tickets to see the Phantom of the Opera at the Pantages Theater, but I was late.  I was wandering through … Continue reading

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Mercy by Shawn Mendes

This video reminds me of an episode of Mythbusters.

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Risen Christ Triptych Peter Paul Rubens

Usually I post art that I like.  This is not one of those times. (image courtesy of Wikipedia.) Now I love Peter Paul Rubens’ art.  There is a sensuality in his paintings that is vastly different than chaste Renaissance paintings. … Continue reading

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Elina Garanca Una Voce Poco Fa

  I do not post many videos of mezzo sopranos, partly because they do not get the lead parts in Operas.  The leads go to sopranos, and the mezzos are witches, bitches, and britches (boys). A mezzo soprano is a … Continue reading

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