Category Archives: Literature

Louis XIV Asks Riddles IV

Esteemed Readers, it’s time for a new historical riddle. Might it be connected with the Easter in this or that way. The topic is not new. I have already posted one about it, so I hope it will be rather … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Landscape Painted with Tea

Perhaps, it is not good to start with my favourite novel by Milorad Pavic & I should have made a post about his unique bestseller “Dictionary of the Khazars”,but I cannot help it. 🙂 It was my second book read … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic

Esteemed Readers, some of you already know that my favourite writer is the Serbian post-modern genius Milorad Pavic (1929-2009). Finally I launch the year of his writings in my blog. I hope you will be curious to learn about this … Continue reading

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Vinicius de Moraes, Toquinho & Les Couperin

Esteemed Readers, our attention moves to another musical retrospective view of Baroque music & Bossa Nova: they are Vinicius de Moraes & Toquinho or Les Couperin. The previous year I have already introduced you our genius Vinicius who made a … Continue reading

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Eternamenta News: Announce 2021

Esteemed Readers, as you know I follow the Lunar calender for blogging, however this time the Lunar 2021 begins on February 11, so I have decided not to split the month & to run the blogging year a bit earlier. … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles I

  Esteemed Readers, it is already 2021 & we go on our section of the historical riddles. This time I have chosen a very romantic one as soon St Valentine’s comes. Let it be a good hint for you. Good … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Cadmus et Hermione

Esteemed Readers, to keep up the solemn New Year spirit I would like to share with you this charming chaconne from J.-B. Lully’s opera “Cadmus et Hermione”. This is the first opera composed & performed in France. Lully presented it … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: Viy The Soviet Horror 1967

Esteemed Readers, Samhain is coming, so I thought about something really spooky this year. Besides, there will be an incredible full moon that day, so we might dedicate a post to the Soviet horror. Strangely enough the Soviet cinema did … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” is a brilliant comedy-ballet, a fruit of two genii, Moliére & Jean-Baptiste Lully. The first performance took place October 14, 1670 in  Château of Chambord. Decorations were made by Carlo Vigarani, costumes were inspired by Chevalier d’Arvieux. … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Amadis

“Amadis” is a music tragedy by Jean-Baptiste Lully based on a famous chivalric novel by Garci Rodrigez de Montalvo named “Amadis de Gaula”. It was staged for the first time in January 1684 . It was the first music tragedy … Continue reading

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