The Blue Blot

notes, finds & fragments of research

Category Archives: Classical / Opera

Opulence, Opera & Opium ~ The Associative Mind at Work

The associative mind, apparently, can work its way through memories and general knowledge – linking them, crossing continents and centuries, to finally land where the music starts.

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October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pulcinella under the Hammer ~ Bumping into an Old Childhood Friend again

Pulcinella is an old childhood friend to whom I was introduced at a very young age – recently, we had again brief meeting through the auction house of Bonhams​ in London.

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The simplicity of Kindness, Hospitality, and good Claret ~ Mozart’s 36th Symphony

  It would be pretentious to say I don’t like Mozart’s work, there are pieces which are simply amazing, the requiem for instance; and he is undoubtedly one of the … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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