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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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Emotion rules the music: A song about friends reuniting

I came across with a great performance “I Should Have Followed You Home”, a duet sung by Swedish former ABBA member Agnetha Fältskog and British singer-songwriter Gary Barlow and produced by Jörgen Elofsson. “I Should Have Followed You Home” is … Continue reading

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Cecilia Bartoli: Unveiling forgotten Baroque treasures

Cecilia Bartoli performed in Brussels on 13 November 2014. I have been waiting for about eight months to listen to her St Petersburg album live performance. What a treat! Before going to the concert I read a negative review in … Continue reading

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Musique, une langue accessible a tous: L’héritage du Maria Callas

J’ai découvert la musique vocale quand j’étais élève à l’école primaire. J’allais aux cours le matin, tandis que les après-midi étaient consacrées à mes devoirs. Mes grands-parents gardaient la radio allumé pendant mon travail. Le programme à la radio incluait … Continue reading

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Help us identify this piece of music!

We do not get tired of Köln and the Kölner Dom, its famous cathedral. It looks different every time we get there, probably because of the day light intensity, weather, our mood or the moment of the year. This summer … Continue reading

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John Newman tributes in Brussels

John Newman stopped in Brussels for a show, on 26 February this year. The show was a part of his “Tribute” tour. He performed at Ancienne Belgique (AB), a concert hall located in the historic heart of Brussels. He was … Continue reading

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Music, a language everybody understands: Coldplay or a feeling of togetherness

I first listened to Coldplay’s music without knowing the band’s name. I came across their music while browsing a number of TV channels to find something interesting to watch a Saturday night in 2003. And I stayed on the Flemish … Continue reading

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