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  1. The Non-Classical 'I'm Currently Listening To...' Topic

    by , Nov-12-2015 at 19:08 (I was cured, all right!)
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    Janis Joplin
    I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!
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    Non-Classical Music
  2. The Non-Classical 'I'm Currently Listening To...' Topic

    by , Nov-12-2015 at 14:48 (I was cured, all right!)
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    The Dead
    4/28/09 IZOD Center, East Rutherford, NJ
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    Non-Classical Music
  3. Dostoevsky: My other favorite Russian

    First came Glazunov, then came Dostoevsky.

    It would be insincere to say that Dostoevsky doesn't influence me as much because he wasn't a composer. Quite the contrary! Dostoevsky inspired a great surge in creative writing interest in myself, and I came to love his writing style besides his characters, themes and story lines. He's the single greatest influence on me as a writer.

    Biography of Dostoevsky

    Quotes from his writings, as he often used his characters to divulge his ideas, or sometimes contradict them insightfully ...
  4. Current Listening Vol III

    by , Nov-10-2015 at 20:30 (I was cured, all right!)
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    Arvo Pärt
    De Profundis
    Categories
    Classical Music
  5. In Memoriam - Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)

    This week’s Once Upon the Internet highlights the 100th anniversary of the passing of mystic, visionary, virtuoso, and composer Alexander Scriabin with a modest sampling of some of his compositions.


    According to the AMG , Scriabin dedicated his life to creating musical works which would, as he believed, open the portals of the spiritual world. Scriabin took piano lessons ...