1967-06-02 Berlin, Germany / The Magic Flute / Die Zauberflöte / A Flauta Mágica / La flauta Mágica

On 2 June 1967 Ohnesorg participated in a student protest held near the Deutsche Oper, in opposition to the state visit of the Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi, who was attending a performance of Mozart's The Magic Flute at the Deutsche Oper that night. It was the first political demonstration in which Ohnesorg had ever ...

Victory March / Siegesmarsch / Marcha da Victoria / Marcha de la Victoria

By 0 , , Permalink

A victory march is a musical form generally reflecting a triumph, victory or great joy. Many composers have written a victory march, with maybe the best known one being by Italian opera composer, Giuseppe Verdi for his 1871 grand opera, Aida, where, in the second act, Radames leads the Egyptian army on its return following their victory over the Ethiopians. The Egyptians have ...

Moonlight / Mondschein / Luz da Lua / Clair de Lune

Your soul is a delicate landscape - Where roam charming masks and bergamasques - Playing the lute and dancing and seeming almost - Sad under their whimsical disguises. - While singing in a minor key - Of victorious love and easy life - They don't seem to believe in their happiness - And their song mingles with the moonlight, - With the sad ...

1989-12-19 Rheydt, Germany / Silver Wedding / Silberne Hochzeit / Casamento de Prata / Boda de Plata

By 0 , , , , Permalink

The historic origins of wedding anniversaries date back to the Holy Roman Empire, where husbands crowned their wives with a silver wreath on their twenty-fifth anniversary, and a gold wreath on the fiftieth. The tradition may have originated in medieval Germany where, if a married couple lived to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their wedding, the wife was presented by her ...

Dreams of Love / Liebesträume / Sonhos de Amor / Sueños de Amor

Liebesträume is a set of three solo piano works by Franz Liszt, published in 1850. The two poems by Uhland and the one by Freiligrath depict three different forms of Love. Uhland's 'exalted Love' is saintly or religious Love: the martyr renounces worldly Love and heaven has opened its gates. The second song 'blessed death' is often known by its first ...

Happiness / Glück / Felicidade / Felicidad

We seem to have lost our way where happiness is concerned. Over the last hundred years, we’ve become confused about how to create true happines in our lives and we’re miserable for it. Long hours of work to buy stuff that we really don’t need but feel compelled to purchase. This fallacy of consumerism equals satisfaction ...

Nature loves Courage / Die Natur liebt Mut / A natureza ama a Coragem / La naturaleza ama el coraje

Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the World will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick. This is what all these teachers and philosophers who really counted, who really touched the alchemical ...

1900-08-25 Weimar, Germany / Thus Spoke Zarathustra / Also sprach Zarathustra / Assim Falou Zaratustra / Así habló Zaratustra

Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, philologist whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history. He resigned his work on art, philology, history, religion, tragedy, culture, and science due to health problems that plagued him most of his life. At age 44, he suffered a mental breakdown and a complete loss of his mental faculties.  He lived his final years in the care of his ...

Madame Butterfly / Madame Schmetterling / Madame Borboleta / Madame Mariposa

Geisha (芸者) are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses, performing various arts such as classical music, dance, games, and conversation, traditionally to entertain male customers. After the imperial court moved the capital to Kyoto in 794 the conditions that would form Geisha culture began to emerge, as Kyoto became the home of a ...

Tristesse / Sadness / Traurigkeit / Tristeza / Tristeza

La Tristesse est une douleur émotionnelle associée, ou caractérisée par des sentiments de désavantages, à une perte, au désespoir ou au chagrin. Un individu triste fait face à un état léthargique et se replie face aux autres. La tristesse est l'une des sept émotions de base, parmi elle la joie, la colère, la surprise, la peur, ...

World Travel 7 / Weltreise 7 / Viagens pelo Mundo 7 / Viajes Mundiales 7

AUFBRUCH: - A Nocturne  is usually a musical composition that is inspired by, or evocative of, the night. The name Nocturne was first applied to pieces in the 18th century, when it indicated an ensemble piece in several movements, normally played for an evening party and then laid aside. Nocturnes are generally thought of as being tranquil, ...

World Travel 5 / Weltreise 5 / Viagens pelo Mundo 5 / Viajes Mundiales 5

EIN SCHÖNER TAG: Ein schöner Tag - wenn er zu Ende geht, ist nichts mehr, wie es war. Un bel dì, vedremo - levarsi un fil di fumo - sull'estremo confin del mare. - E poi la nave appare. - Un bel dì vedremo (One fine day we’ll see) is a soprano aria from the opera Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. ...

2017-01-30 / 75 Years My Mother / 75 Jahre meine Mutter / 75 Anos Minha Mãe / 75 Años Mi Madre

She is present - She is omnipresent - She is divine - You cannot thank your Mother - You can only tell her that you love her - I love you Mother - AlexK [videos file="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et0Wrl2gxzg" width="" height=""] Sie ist anwesend Sie ist allgegenwärtig Sie ist göttlich Du kannst deiner Mutter nicht danken Du kannst ihr nur sagen, dass du sie liebst Ich liebe dich Mutter Ela está presente Ela ...