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Harmonious

“Adagio in G minor for violin, strings, and organ continuo” supposedly composed by Tomaso Albinoni has made a come-back into my frequently played personal playlist. Reappearances of this piece happen every ten-years or so. “Albinoni’s Adagio” is one of the … Continue reading

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Creative Maladjustment

Have you ever engaged in a heated quarrel with someone who seemed to disagree with every example you put forward and disavowed all the anecdotal evidence you presented? In turn, did you also find her clever examples and evidence appear inaccurate? … Continue reading

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Slow Art

My high school art instructor once told the class something to the effect of, that creating art is the ability to see what others do not see. Likewise, the enjoyment of art is the ability to see what the artist … Continue reading

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Hello Dali

If there is any one person who we immediately associate with the phrase, “Think outside of the box”, he is Salvador Dalí.  Most of us know his famous paintings with drooping clock faces and other distorted images. We think of Dalí … Continue reading

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So Much Music, So Little Time

There is one important part of culture that brings me both joy and frustration; that is music. There is a lot of it, but most of it is very hard to find.  What I mean is there is an ever-expanding … Continue reading

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Inspired By Art

Have you ever paid close attention to your own emotions when you view a beautiful painting, sculpture, or photograph? What about the joy you feel when listening to a truly great piece of music?  Do you frequently feel the ambiguous, … Continue reading

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The Roerich Pact

The people of the world have become deprived of many priceless artifacts that have come down to us from the ages of antiquity. The depravity of ISIS, in its warped religious fervor, continues its assault on the heritage of the … Continue reading

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