Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard) and the flight to the Pole

Following my research in a recent post, I gathered all the data about Ny-Ålesund setlement in the Svalbard archipelago and Amundsen's flight to the North Pole in the airship Norge in a slideshow. Organized to be attractive and educative, here it is:

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

When music is beyond time and space

Arturo Benedetto Michelangeli is one of those mythical pianists that few had the oportunity to listen live ; he didn´t record much , but what he did record is so utterly sublime that we feel the presence of some remote thulean genius...

Here the 2nd movement (adagio) of Ravel piano concerto, with Michelangeli playing and Celibidache directing.