Category Archives: Italia

Jean-Baptiste Lully: De Profundis Psalm CXXIX

Estemeed Readers, for the Christmas mood on behalf of our esteemed Jean-Baptiste Lully I have chosen this solemn composition named “De Profundis” based on the Psalm CXXIX. May your Christmas Eve time be as magnificent as this eternal piece of … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years War (1618-1648), so we follow its ordinary days, unfortunately without our friends the Spaniards. They have a desirable day-off this time.😁 London, 17th November,1632: “The King of the Great Britain has sent another Resident to … Continue reading

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Tom Jobim: Lígia

Esteemed Readers,  today I present you a wonderful poetic song by Tom Jobim dedicated to his muse Lygia Marina de Moraes. Our minstrel composed this masterpiece in 1972. Enjoy listening! 😀🌹🌴 Maria KethuProfumo

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La Gazette in 2020: Samhain & Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, Happy Samhain in the present & in the past! I looked through La Gazette 1632 seeking for some curiosités on the topic, however I discovered only some ordinary War news I’m glad to share with you. For those … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) goes on as well as the bedlam 2020. The news I would like to share with you today seem to me a reflection of our epoch on the other side. Everything is in … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Le Ballet du Temps (1654)

“Le Ballet du Temps” (1654) is the first official Court work of the kind composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully. It was performed for the first time on 3rd December 1654 in the Louvre. Besides His Majesty, it was mostly danced by … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, we proceed our chronicles of the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). I have read an amusing report about a seige of Aix-la-Chapelle & would like to present you a small summer abstract of this war event lasted for a … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today 1632

Esteemed Readers, the history comes along its way. The Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) continues, bringing more combats, grief & calamities to Europe. Reading the historical news I become wondering if we have a right to speak about nations after such … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide (1686)

‘Armide’ must be one of the most famous operas by Jean-Baptiste Lully. It is considered to be a true masterpiece recognized by the musicians of future generations. The period when J.-B. Lully was making it was very tense for him. … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today 1632

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War was also marked by the Italian Plague outbreak lasted from 1629 to 1631. Themost suffered cities lost about 25% of its population were Milan & Venice. The disease also spread in Verona, Bologna, Florence. … Continue reading

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