Tag: Music

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Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

Music making you drunk: Buena Vista Social Club

The original Buena Vista Social Club album was recorded for World Circuit Records over six days at the vintage EGREM studios in Havana. Released in 1997, the album went on to become a worldwide phenomenon, selling over 8 million copies and contributing to the rise in popularity of Cuban, as well as Latin American, music.…
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Eagles Hotel California

Eagles perform “Hotel California” at the 1998 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Eagles perform “Hotel California” at the 1998 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Looking for more Induction Ceremony memories from Eagles? Visit the band’s official Hall of Fame online bio: http://rockhall.com/inductees/eagles Dive into the full 1998 Induction Ceremony video collection at rockhall.com/inductees/classes/1998 and watch all videos, read from the official Hall of Fame…
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Private Investigations – Dire Straits Tribute Band in Ebenkoben

Private investigations by Dire Straits Tributeband “dIRE sTRATS” Live in Edenkoben, 13. Aug. 2016 Band: Lead Guitar – Wolfgang Uhlich Vocals & Guitar – Peter Spencer Bass – Thomas Fiebig Drums – Jens Gernhoff Keyboards – Tobi Blattmann Flöte & Percussion – Matze Schinkopf Pedal Steel – Mike Lindner

UN Chamber Music

Virtual Concert in Celebration of World Refugee Day

UN Chamber Music Society VIRTUAL GLOBAL LAUNCH:Sunday, 20 June 20219:00am EST (New York Time)4:00pm EEST (Mafraq, Jordan Time) Watch the performance: United NationsUN Global YouTube: http://youtube.com/unitednationsUN WebTV: http://webtv.un.org/UNHCR Global Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcrUNHCR Jordan Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNHCRJordan/ On the occasion of World Refugee Day on Sunday, 20 June 2021, the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations…
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Edward Steichen

U2 Salutes The Museum of Modern Art 1955

The Family of Man Edward Steichen Photographic Exhibition The Family of Man was a photography exhibition curated by Edward Steichen first shown in 1955 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. According to Steichen, the exhibition represented the ‘culmination of his career’. The 508 photos by 273 photographers in 68 countries were selected…
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The Grand Walk Vauxhall Gardens London

The London Gardens of Sin and Sex

Pleasure rules at Vauxhall Part II source:bbc af Amsterdam, 18 May 2021–Music was a major draw for the 1,000 or so nightly visitors to Vauxhall, which hosted the leading musicians and composers of the day; George Frederic Handel made regular appearances; and Thomas Arne – best known for “Rule, Britannia!” – was Tyers’ in-house composer.…
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Paul McCartney

When I’m 64 at the age of 14

Who Else? Amsterdam, 7th April 2021– In 1956, when Paul McCartney was 14, he sat down at his Dad’s piano and tried to come up with his own song.  For years he had been breathing in songs from radio and TV and movies and family singalongs. Folk songs, show-tunes, pop hits, jazz standards, music hall…
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Miles Davis Sketches of Spain

The Sketches of Spain: Concierto de Aranjuez

Lessons for Life Amsterdam, 25 Feb. 2021– When I once, long ago, privately met with the fabulous Miles Davis in Berlin after a concert arranged by Hans-Georg Brunner Schwer, he, among many other things said,: “It takes a long time to sound like yourself.”  That remark surely took its time to ripen and grow as I went on with life…
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Othello Shakespeare

Happiness to your sheets Shakespeare and Verdi

Making the beast with the two Backs Amsterdam, Feb. 25 2021– Long ago, really long ago, when growing up from a child to a young man, I became fascinated by a comment with a, for me then and at that time, strongly sexual connotation. A comment triggered as a lifelong and equally beautiful experience.  One…
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