Saddened to hear about Stephen Hawking this morning.
While some may not agree with him on certain things, few can dispute his genius.
And the film of his life with Eddie Redmayne is an absolute blast.
Composers have a tendency to make you jump.
Stravinsky’s Firebird has a slow, peaceful opening, then a really sudden BOOM. Evidently, a woman dozed off during this bit and got a fright.
Disney also took this piece and added it their Fantasia 2000 sequence, and it looked brilliant. (L’oiseau de feu literally means “The Bird of Fire”)
-_- is all I’ll say
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The history of tea — more complicated than you might think….