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Beethoven Piano Sonata No 1

I have decided to start publishing Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas.  I have been posting a lot of music for orchestra, but I rarely get to hear music composed for one instrument or chamber type music. So, I am going to listening … Continue reading

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Fallen Caryatid Carrying Her Stone by Auguste Rodin

A caryatid is a sculpture of a woman that is supporting a building. Rodin imagines that the woman has fallen down with the stone above her.  It’s sad, but also kind of funny.  I don’t know why.

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43rd Annual Cleveland International Film Festival!

It is the 43rd Annual Cleveland International Film Festival. By the time it is over, I will have seen 3 full length feature films and 4 collections of shorts.  🙂 This is the most number of shorts I have ever … Continue reading

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Gamin by Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage was a sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.  She was born in Florida.  I like this work.  She gave the young man a real personality!

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Pomp and Circumstances No 1 by Elgar

I heard the Cleveland Orchestra play this piece when I was a child.  We went to a children’s show with my elementary school.  Our music teacher played it for us in the preparation for our trip.  She told us she … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel and The Truth about Strong Female Characters

So Captain Marvel comes out today, and now is as good a time as ever to talk about Strong Female Characters. I hate them. I didn’t come to this realization right away, but Sofia McDougall helped me see the light.  She hated … Continue reading

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View of the Chrysler Building by Rachel Hartley

I got to see this at the Jazz Age exhibit.  I don’t know anything about this artist and I don’t see any information about Rachel Hartley online.  So she is a mystery.

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