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Lépreux, ton cœur t’accuse (mais Dieu est plus grand que ton cœur.)

Olivier Messiaen, Saint François d’Assise, acte I, troisième tableau. Kent Nagano/Hallé Orch.

Dawn Upshaw (l’ange), José Van Dam (Saint François), Chris Merritt (le lépreux)


zamaru:

Superb Lyrebird, Mimicry of other birds and a camera shutter

(via bbc)

and then Messiaen’s mimicry of the Lyrebird in L’Oiseau-Lyre et la Ville-fiancée


indiantalkingmachine:

The stories of my life. Bollywood LP covers. Calcutta.

weftwarp:

Detail of a Meifu Li embroidered wedding headscarf, indigo cotton with silk designs of trees with birds (at the edges), stylized phoenix and pagoda (center)
19th century
24cm x 144cm.

weftwarp:

Detail of a Meifu Li embroidered wedding headscarf, indigo cotton with silk designs of trees with birds (at the edges), stylized phoenix and pagoda (center)

19th century

24cm x 144cm.

(via lshefler)

Mario Raskin plays Padre Antonio Soler's Sonata R. 36 in C minor on Harpsichord.


givemypoorheartease:

Pandit Falguni Mitra—“Raga Jaijaivanti”

Mood, Melody & Rhythm (Bihaan Music 2012).


Annette Hanshaw, It All Depends on You, 1927.

Music Ray Henderson, lyrics Buddy DeSylva and Lew Brown. Accompanied on piano by Irving Brodsky.


killthecurator:

Minnie Pwerle

killthecurator:

Minnie Pwerle

soviet-posters:

Soviet telegraphic Agency about Gagarin in space

12 апреля 1961 г.: «Чувствую себя хорошо»

Gagarin: “I feel good.”

(via dooooq)

bofransson:

Edouard Vuillard Henry Martin Boulevard

bofransson:

Edouard Vuillard Henry Martin Boulevard

Vijayanthamali performing in Neel Gagan ki Chhaaon Men sung by Lata Mangeshkar in Amrapali, 1966, dir. Lekh Tandon. Music Shankar-Jaikishan. Complete scene (tumblr allows 5 min max) here.

The Faces, Cindy Incidentally

reselect:

On the short list of bands that I would give anything to be able to go back in time and see live, the Faces would be very near the top. - See more at: http://reselect.com/2013/02/the-faces-cindy-incidentally/


tiremat:


carp leaping up a cascade - Katsuhika Hokusai

tiremat:

carp leaping up a cascade - Katsuhika Hokusai

(via ztbl)

group-eight:

First light, Halvergate Marshes, Norfolk
Mark Cator
http://www.markcator.co.uk/

group-eight:

First light, Halvergate Marshes, Norfolk

Mark Cator

http://www.markcator.co.uk/

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