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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Musical Interlude

[Dedicated to one of my dearest friends, a friend who will remain nameless unless that friend chooses to reveal identity.  In any case, that friend knows why I've so dedicated this blog post. For politics, please scroll down]

Enjoy Capriccio Espagnol by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908):

The five movements of the above piece:

I. Alborada (Vivo e Strepitoso) 00:12

II. Variazioni (Andante con Moto) 01:31

III. Alborada #2 (Vivo e Strepitoso) 06:19

IV. Scena e Canto Gitano (Allegretto) 07:36

V. Fandango Asturiano 12:08

Additional information about Capriccio Espagnol HERE.


  1. Pedro Cigarillo said

    Me papa, he always call that guy "Rip Your Corsets Off."

    Me papa, he very funny guy.

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  3. An old chestnut I hadn't listened to for a very long time... got the blood moving. Thanks..

  4. Fiorella Malediziona Feminazzi said

    I'm surprised that Nicolai Rimsky Korsakoff (that was how we spelt in my day), who was Russian and known for developing and promotimg the concept of a quintessentially Russian style of musical composition, hasn't already been accused of "cultural misappropriation" by daring to compose music on purportedly Spanish themes.

    What gall! His music should be banned from ever being performed again, because it's a taunting insult to all peoples of Spanish descent, and a collosal affront to human dignity.


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