Tag Archives: Music

1962: You’ll Lose a Good Thing

Bruce Davidson: Chicago, 1962. I like to think this is playing on the jukebox.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1965: Portrait with Horns

Tom Morris: Portrait of Billy Eckstine (1965) (source) Billy Eckstine was a jazz singer and bandleader of the swing era; listen to his 1951 hit “I Apologize” here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1966: Bring Me My Robe

Louis Mélançon: Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra (1966)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1895: Kaikkialla ääni kaikuu

Beda Stjernschantz: Everywhere A Voice Invites Us… (1895)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1891: The Song

Thomas Wilmer Dewing: The Song (1891) More:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1710: Anonymous Violin

Then indeed the marvellous instrument appeared in all its unrivalled splendor. Its graceful curves, its fugitive lines of beauty were such as might drive a Stradivarius wild. Its glaze was of an incomparable limpidity, and the blue in its design … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1737: Anti-Depressant

     It has been often related, and generally believed, that Philip V King of Spain, being seized with a total dejection of spirits, which made him refuse to be shaved, and rendered him incapable of attending council or transacting affairs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment