Category Archives: Music

Living the togetherness with Coldplay

We made it to the Coldplay concert in Brussels, on 22 June 2017. The group turned 20 and the concert has been a special occasion to listen to their popular songs, written in such a long period of time. The … Continue reading

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Czardas or when music means emotions and not sounds

The Czardas (Csárdás in Hungarian) is e piece of music which always fascinated me with its tempo variations and emotional power. I first heard it when I was a child. It was frequently played by the gypsy music bands at … Continue reading

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Dutch and Flemish Levenslied Music: Its cheerful power

When we moved to Belgium, we discovered a genre of music broadcasted mainly by certain Flemish, Dutch and German TV channels. The music went out through marathon concerts especially during the New Year nights and the weekends. A lot of … Continue reading

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Podul saxofoanelor din Dinant, Belgia

Orașul Dinant este ca un cuib de piatră așezat pe râul Meuse, chiar în inima provinciei Namur, în Valonia, Belgia. Dinant este faimos în întreaga lume pentru o serie de lucruri, dar mai ales pentru istoria saxofonului, biscuiții de Dinant, … Continue reading

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A Bridge of Saxophones: Dinant, Belgium

The town of Dinant is a kind of nestle on the Meuse River, right in the heart of the Namur province, in Wallonia of Belgium. Dinant is famous worldwide for a number of things, but mostly for saxophones, the Dinant … Continue reading

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A touching connection between Thatcher’s era and Bellini’s Norma

What to do while heavy clouds and rain cover Brussels? We watched the Iron Lady with Meryl Streep, to try to forget about the awful weather outside. One of the last movie moments features the Casta Diva aria. The aria … Continue reading

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O legătură emoționantă între epoca Thatcher și Norma lui Bellini

Ce se poate face când nori grei, apăsători și o ploaie puternică împresurează Bruxelles-ul? Un film e o soluție acceptabilă. Ne-am uitat la “Doamna de Fier” (the Iron Lady), cu Meryl Streep. Ïncercarea noastră a fost izbutită pentru că am … Continue reading

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