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by jserraglio
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

Acknowledgment to musicparlourshowbiz.blogspot.com for sharing this broadcast.

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by jserraglio
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

Eurodisc 201 084-366 digitizwd vinyl LP, never on CD.

ImageDemus-WKE - Schumann Quintet & Quartet from LP
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Notre Dame, Paris, burns
Replies: 15
Views: 458

Re: Notre Dame, Paris, burns

Notre Dame de Paris was compromised long before 15 April — Its flying buttresses were weakening and the spire was rotting from the inside out. WSJ PARIS—Years before flames ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral, the landmark’s custodians realized they had a problem. In 2013, the cathedral hired Didier Dupuy...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Notre Dame, Paris, burns
Replies: 15
Views: 458

Re: Notre Dame, Paris, burns

2015 ARTE documentary about the Cavaillé-Coll organ in Paris's Notre-Dame, featuring (and narrated by) Olivier Latry--who, since 1985, has served as one of the cathedral's four titulaires des grands orgues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H_WxdqAOS0 1H_WxdqAOS0 [The poet Paul Claudel] experienced ...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Notre Dame, Paris, burns
Replies: 15
Views: 458

Re: Notre Dame, Paris, burns

WAPO Philip Kennicott 4/16/2019 Perspective https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47625806221_d6fb1b5ede_o.jpg IMG_0255 Every cathedral, like any great stone building, is a work in progress. No sooner have the walls risen than they start to collapse, the weight of stone pushing down and splaying out, ...
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43

Tiger in Twilight Tiger Woods is back. But is he back like before? NYT PROFILE JOHN BRANCH & SAM HODGSON SEPT. 7, 2018 Tiger Woods still has the most famous silhouette in sports, even after all these years. From behind, the V-shaped back that tapers to the same 32-inch waist. From the front, the sa...
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to musicparlourshowbiz.blogspot.com

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by jserraglio
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43

Was Sunday Woods' final crowning achievement, or is there more to come? ESPN — AUGUSTA, GA. — Before Jack Nicklaus authored the most iconic moment in Masters history, when he charged back from 4 shots down and shot 6-under 30 on the second nine to win his sixth green jacket in 1986, he was consider...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43

WSJ — AUGUSTA, Ga.—The question hung over him for a decade: What happened to Tiger Woods? Through the sex scandal that ended his marriage, the struggles that dropped his world ranking below No. 1,000, the DUI arrest that produced a haunting mug shot and the back pain that reduced him to a bedridden ...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Tiger Woods wins Masters for 5th time at 43

CBS — AUGUSTA, Ga. Tiger Woods has done it again. After an 11-year drought, golf's most polarizing and popular figure has won another major, outlasting a star-studded leaderboard on Sunday by posting a final round 70 to win the 2019 Masters. It's his first major win since the 2008 U.S. Open and 15th...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dems denounce MAGAman as Islamophobic bigot
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Dems denounce MAGAman as Islamophobic bigot

WAPO In the 24 hours since President Trump escalated an attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar by tweeting a video of her spliced with footage of the burning twin towers, Democrats have accused him of Islamophobia, inciting violence and politicizing one of America’s gravest tragedies. The swift condemnation sta...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sanders, Biden & the MAGAman — Too old in 2020?
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Sanders, Biden & the MAGAman — Too old in 2020?

WAPO — PERSPECTIVE Robert G. Kaiser Former managing editor, WAPO For people in their mid-70s such as myself, the 2020 presidential campaign is an oddly personal experience. Among the front-runners for the Democratic and Republican nominations are two men our age (Joe Biden, 76, and Bernie Sanders, 7...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

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by jserraglio
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Films & Movies & Their Music
Topic: Spike Lee's Chi-Raq (2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 192

Spike Lee's Chi-Raq (2015)

Watched it last nite on Amazon Prime. This is Spike Lee at his most earthy, impassioned, indignant, and didactic. The satirical narrative is based (more closely than I had expected) on Aristophanes's Lysistrata . Instead of anti-war, read anti-gun and anti-gang. Samuel L Jackson as the stage manager...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Hungry, demoralized Venezuelans look to God
Replies: 0
Views: 107

Hungry, demoralized Venezuelans look to God

WAPO CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights in Petare had gone dark. Again. The people of Venezuela’s largest slum were used to the blackouts that halt the flow of water, exhaust their supplies of expensive candles and fray their already thin patience. But this would not be like any other lightless night i...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: LeBron's I Promise School is in the playoffs
Replies: 0
Views: 78

LeBron's I Promise School is in the playoffs

NEW YORK TIMES The inaugural class of third and fourth graders at the I Promise school has posted extraordinary results on its first set of test scores . AKRON, Ohio — The students paraded through hugs and high-fives from staff, who danced as Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” blared through the hallwa...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bannon and the ultra-right take on Pope Francis
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Bannon and the ultra-right take on Pope Francis

Ex-Pope Benedict weighs in. His unprecedented letter is being used by the radical right to drive a wedge between the two factions. WAPO Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI releases letter on clerical sex abuse ROME — Breaking years of silence on major church affairs, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has written a ...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bannon and the ultra-right take on Pope Francis
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Steve Bannon and U.S. ultra-conservatives take aim at Pope Francis

lennygoran wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:00 am
My DVR is programmed for this Sun at 9PM for this show from MSNBC. Regards, Len

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/stev ... is-n991411
I'll be watching . . . the replay of the Indians' game
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat
Replies: 7
Views: 256

Re: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat

lennygoran wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:05 am
jserraglio wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:45 am
]FWIW, MagaMan's minions think otherwise.
Yes I know that-Trump feels the members of the Democratic Party are antisemites-he and his are milking it for everything its worth. Regards, Len :(
As per usual, MagaMan sees the speck in his brother's eye but is blind to the beam in his own.
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bannon and the ultra-right take on Pope Francis
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Bannon and the ultra-right take on Pope Francis

Steve Bannon and U.S. ultra-conservatives take aim at Pope Francis https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/steve-bannon-u-s-ultra-conservatives-take-aim-pope-francis-n991411 By Richard Engel and Kennett Werner VATICAN CITY — Strolling through St. Peter’s Square, the heart of the Roman Catholic Church, S...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nature strikes back
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Nature strikes back

From CNN via Mother Nature.net

The Bee's Knees

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https:www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/s ... de-her-eye
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat
Replies: 7
Views: 256

Re: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat

Another important side note-there is a difference between being anti semitic and being critical of Israeli policy. Regards, Len FWIW, MagaMan's minions think otherwise. Elan Carr, the Trump administration's new special envoy for combating anti-Semitism, said Thursday that organized boycotts of prod...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to musicparlourshowbiz.blogspot.com:

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by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat
Replies: 7
Views: 256

Re: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat

There is no floor. When others go low, MagaMan will go lower:

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 4006750209
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MAGAman crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: MagaMan crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds

CNN Trump told CBP head he'd pardon him if he were sent to jail for violating immigration law JAKE TAPPER President Donald Trump told Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan he would grant McAleenan a pardon if he were sent to jail for having border agents block asylum seekers fr...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MAGAman crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: MagaMan crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds

The Queens Creep on Twitter wrote:Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities ....
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MAGAman's Fed picks, Stephen Moore and '999' Cain, have advocated returning to the gold standard
Replies: 0
Views: 90

MAGAman's Fed picks, Stephen Moore and '999' Cain, have advocated returning to the gold standard

WAPO — Perspective Should borrowing costs go up in the United States because demand for gold has in India? Or because not as much of it is being mined in Australia? These might seem like absurd things to ask — because they are! — but they’re what we’d be even more absurdly be saying yes to if we eve...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Boston Globe pulls online op-ed after being hit by firestorm of disapproval
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Boston Globe pulls online op-ed after being hit by firestorm of disapproval

WAPO The roughly 1,200-word op-ed that appeared on the Boston Globe’s website Wednesday began with the author looking back on one of his “biggest regrets” in life — “not pissing in Bill Kristol’s salmon.” “I was waiting on the disgraced neoconservative pundit and chief Iraq War cheerleader about 10 ...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat
Replies: 7
Views: 256

Inflammatory tabloid cover makes New York Post sweat

WAPO https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2019/04/12/09/new-york-post-front-page-2.jpg The cover of the New York Post on Thursday showed an image of the World Trade Center exploding into flames on Sept. 11, more than 17 years ago. The target of the tabloid’s ire? Rep. Ilhan ...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MAGAman crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds
Replies: 4
Views: 176

MAGAman crony Stephen Miller floated plan to dump border detainees into Dem strongholds

WAPO White House officials have tried to pressure U.S. immigration authorities to release detainees onto the streets of “sanctuary cities” to retaliate against President Trump’s political adversaries, according to Department of Homeland Security officials and email messages reviewed by The Washingt...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hungarian Opera Asks White Cast of ‘Porgy and Bess’ to Say They Are African-American
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Re: Hungarian Opera Asks White Cast of ‘Porgy and Bess’ to Say They Are African-American

Is controversy once again swirling around an adaptation of Porgy & Bess ? Situation normal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr_D6J1VocU Wr_D6J1VocU For example, the 1959 Otto Preminger film version with Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge and Sammy Davis, Jr. with Gershwin's music skillfully adapted b...
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ed Dept requires Texas Tech Med School to end affirmative action
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: MagaMan's Dept of Ed requires Texas Tech Med School to end affirmative action

In MAGA-speak, 'I am the least racist person you'll ever meet' code-switches to 'most racist'. Similarly in our trumped-up-upside-down world, Fed nominee-to-be Herman Cain's '999' becomes '666'. https://c8.alamy.com/comp/AX7P1J/the-world-turn-d-upside-down-by-john-taylor-published-in-1647-whose-AX7P...
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ohio aims to jail doctors under a Heartbeat Bill
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Ohio aims to jail doctors under a Heartbeat Bill

USA TODAY — COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled Ohio House passed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bans Wednesday afternoon. Senate Bill 23 would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected and prosecute doctors who perform them anyway. It passed the Ohio House of Rep...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

Cathy Berberian
There are fairies at the bottom of our garden

https://www.flickr.com/photos/26483274@N04/46850804084/
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: De Blasio declares health emergency in Brooklyn; mandates measles vaccinations
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: De Blasio declares health emergency in Brooklyn; mandates measles vaccinations

And on the horizon lurk superbugs, which are likely to become even more of a long-term threat than the bugs we already know how to defeat. Here's why. NYT Superbugs are spreading. We need doctors trained to treat them. Many have heard of the rise of drug-resistant infections. But few know about an i...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ed Dept requires Texas Tech Med School to end affirmative action
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Ed Dept requires Texas Tech Med School to end affirmative action

Shades of things to come? WSJ Agreement is the first time the Trump administration has asked a school to curtail its affirmative-action practices WASHINGTON—The Education Department’s civil rights division is requiring the Texas Tech University system to end its use of race in admissions decisions, ...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: De Blasio declares health emergency in Brooklyn; mandates measles vaccinations
Replies: 5
Views: 213

De Blasio declares health emergency in Brooklyn; mandates measles vaccinations

NEW YORK POST Mayor de Blasio on Tuesday declared a public health emergency in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn to stem an outbreak of measles. As part of the emergency order, unvaccinated individuals living in selected ZIP codes in the heavily Orthodox Jewish community who may have been exposed...
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: This spring in America, talk glumly turns to thoughts of civil war
Replies: 5
Views: 1522

Re: This spring in America, talk glumly turns to thoughts of civil war

I believe that, as a principle, if there is a very big gap in the economic conditions of people who share a budget and there is an economic downturn, there is a high risk of bad conflict. Disparity in wealth, especially when accompanied by disparity in values, leads to increasing conflict and, in t...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to "Frank" from the UK at his The Music Parlour blogspot.

Great Gershwin 2001 Peacock Theatre Covent Garden Festival

Kim Criswell - George Dvorsky - Kevin Cole (& piano)
BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by David Charles Abell

BBC Radio 3 FM. 26 December 2001.
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to "Frank" from the UK at his The Music Parlour blogspot for making this available. George Gershwin: "Of Thee I Sing" https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-WN_UwR7MGdo/XJlFyHuH9dI/AAAAAAAAJ2w/JZ4-pWnlbCYbmHWV0OqLzTuzSwJdLjxSACLcBGAs/s1600/OfTheeISing1998.jpg Opera North Chorus, English Northern Ph...
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: “Trump Wins!”: Whatever is next, it’s not impeachment—at least not on Russia charges
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: “Trump Wins!”: Whatever is next, it’s not impeachment—at least not on Russia charges

Another megalomaniac, Mad King Ludwig of Bavaria, is a notable precursor to MagaMan.
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Thomas Bradshaw: Southern Promises (2008) now in revival in NYC
Replies: 0
Views: 286

Thomas Bradshaw: Southern Promises (2008) now in revival in NYC

I read the entire play (50 pp) yesterday in under an hour. It is hands down the most arresting work of fiction about American Southern slavery I have ever encountered. Male, as well as female plantation owners casually rape, torture and sell off their faithful male and female slaves, all the while j...
by jserraglio
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to "Frank" from the UK at his The Music Parlour blogspot for making this available. George Gershwin: "Strike Up The Band" https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jq5-rbVNVFs/XJtbzBY7KxI/AAAAAAAAJ4Q/3h2sQ3GKoDUIRcMOSjTaZ-ieO1oZpgFtQCLcBGAs/s1600/StrikeUpTheBand1998.jpg BBC Concert Orchestra conducted...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to "Frank" from the UK at his The Music Parlour blogspot for making this available. George Gershwin: "Let 'em Eat Cake" https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MhEgk5IxMSE/XJvGweYzXDI/AAAAAAAAJ4k/dGvkh5POPcoOwpFfEn-NsJ0s9wkUqwuGQCLcBGAs/s1600/LetEmEatCake2009.jpg Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North ...
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 666
Views: 296141

Re: What I listened to today

With thanks to "Frank" from the UK at his The Music Parlour blogspot for making this available. Sondheim 70th Birthday Gala A gala concert celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Stephen Sondheim at the Peacock Theatre, London, as part of the 2000 Covent Garden Festival. Devised by Julia McKenzie...
by jserraglio
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Midwest flood
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Re: Midwest flood

Fortunately for me, far west of me, but the effects may be World-wide in time: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/31/us/midwest-floods-levees.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage I've been reading in the WAPO about the levees along the Missouri River being breached. A major disaster ...