Category Archives: music

The Favourite . . . . A Film

After Mary Queen of Scots, I was so anxious to see The Favourite staring Queen Anne  of England. Her reign was 1702-1714,  She was the last of the Stuarts making her a descendant of Mary Queen  of Scots.  (1540-1567 ). … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah

The New Music Hall on Fishamble Street, Dublin where The Messiah was first performed 1742. George Frederic Handel For many people attending a performance of The Messiah is the beginning of the Christmas Season.  The ancient scriptures set to the … Continue reading

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A STAR IS BORN. . . . 2018 film

One of my friends reminded me that I had not  blogged a film review recently. She said she enjoyed  the filter through my eyes of the fall release of grown-up films  She was right so here go  my thoughts of … Continue reading

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Music Monday . . . . Steely Dan

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist, Dies at 67 This is the tribute letter written by Donald Fagan, the sole surviving creator  of the group. We liked a lot of the same things: jazz (from the twenties through the mid-sixties), W.C. … Continue reading

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Flying . . .

Sassy Frank Sinatra has joined  the upbeat joyful  Big Band   sound with exquisite lyrics of love.  Can’t you imagine young lovers moving over the dance floor  in perfect rhythm? Ah  to experience  such  love  out of this world. . … Continue reading

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Music Monday on Tuesday. . . . . . Omni

Here is Omni  a band we discovered at the movies! My favorite theater  in the area is Spectrum 8 which is now owned by Landmark Theater.  This is a national group with 56  theaters.  They are dedicated  to exhibiting and … Continue reading

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Music Monday . . . Nina Simone . . . . Brown Baby

Nina Simone was an American song writer, pianist, arranger, and Civil Rights activist. She was classically trained at Julliard School of Music and was an accomplished  in classical , jazz, blues, folk, R&B and pop. Nina lived from 1933 -2003 … Continue reading

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