Looking for Art Nouveau While Travelling

I am so fascinated by that style very modern a hundred years ago in Europe. At that time they believed that wars were not necessary after a long calm period! The beautiful époque thrived on that idea. I have found buildings and decorations in that style in London, Prague and Paris. We even have a few buildings in Copenhagen of the style. […]

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Memory Exercising

Photo from Angela Hewitt’s annual Trasimeno music festival.  Loving classical music I combine the passion with training my brain to remember things. Before I got to know and appreciate classical music I unconsciously did the same memory game as a teenager. What did I hear and which band was playing? The Beach Boys? The Kinks or the Animals? The Doors […]

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Studying Hard Leads to Promotion!

The other night I attended a classical concert in our fine concert hall of the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra. The conductor was a young Spanish musician playing percussion until two years ago in the famous Koncertgebouw orchestra in Amsterdam. He was so keen on studying the scores so always when playing his role as a percussionist he would  thoroughly study […]

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