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Tom Jobim: Garota de Ipanema/ The Girl from Ipanema

Garota de Ipanema is one of the most famous international bossa nova compositions; one of the most successful pieces created by Tom Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes & one of the most sublime praise of the female essence. It was … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Marche des mousquetaires 1658

Early music compositions by Jean-Baptiste Lully are mostly connected with ballets & theatre performances; however some footprints of instrumental music yet can be discovered. The set of Marches 1658 composed for hautboys & tambours reveal us Lully-s unique music signature … Continue reading

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Reflection of the Present: Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim or Tom Jobim (1927-1994), a great Brazilian composer, songwriter as well as one of Bossa Nova inventors, was born in the middle class family. His father was a writer, diplomat & journalist, while his mother belonged to … Continue reading

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Eternamenta News

Esteemed Readers, I’m very glad to announce you that 2020 blogging will be dedicated to music. It will be a year of Baroque & Bossa Nova to honour both wonderful music epochs in the human history. I have already posted … Continue reading

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Louis XIV’s Fashion Tips: Lace Ties, Red Stockings & Heels

When we behold the 17th century portraits, we might be surprised to discover how much red was used in costume details. For example, red stockings. They might seem dreadful to us, however they were the fashion peak for many centuries … Continue reading

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Louis XIV as a Trendsetter

His Majesty had a perfect artistic taste not only in building and dancing. Fashion, among other things, was in his power and I’d say that he was the absolute trendsetter in it. Generally speaking, the 17th century, due to plenty … Continue reading

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At King’s Service: Jean-Baptiste Lully

Any great reign creates a great epoch that is made by great nations formed from great people. Louis XIV’s time is not an exception. Some personalities became great thanks to the period, while other ones were distinguished by the king … Continue reading

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