Parallel fourths and fifths are very striking to human ears because we’re taught that every time they happen, Bach kills a kitten.
my music history professor on 14th century music (via thingsmymusicprofessorssay)
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
- Mark Twain
This is honestly my favorite quote. It’s changed how I look at life and religion
Happy birthday Yo-Yo Ma! Watch this video on how he makes his music his own kind of storytelling in this segment from a previous Live From Lincoln Center feature.
Film Facts: Pride and Prejudice (2005)
At the beginning of the film, Elizabeth is shown reading a novel titled “First Impressions” - this was Jane Austen’s original title of her novel before she altered it to “Pride and Prejudice”. Additionally the text of the visible pages is readable when paused; it is the last chapter of Pride and Prejudice, with names changed.
Tahlysia Smedley, Academie de Danse “Princesse Grace”.