sis mortuus mondo, vivens iterum Deo

zealot

There is a great Man living in this country — a composer. He has solved the problem how to preserve one’s self and to learn. He responds to negligence by contempt. He is not forced to accept praise or blame. His name is Ives.

—Arnold Schoenberg, a note in his private papers written in 1944 and found after his death. (via blogthoven)

blogthoven:

Charles Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954)
"Beauty in music is too often confused with something that lets the ears lie back in an easy chair."

blogthoven:

Charles Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954)

"Beauty in music is too often confused with something that lets the ears lie back in an easy chair."

blastedheath:

Ettore de Conciliis (Italian, b. 1941), Nuvole e mare, verso sera [Clouds and sea, near evening], 2006. Oil on canvas, 110 x 150 cm.

blastedheath:

Ettore de Conciliis (Italian, b. 1941), Nuvole e mare, verso sera [Clouds and sea, near evening], 2006. Oil on canvas, 110 x 150 cm.

Harold Gomberg, Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic

—The Unanswered Question for Trumpet, Flute Quartet and Strings (No. 1 from "Two Contemplations")

separatioleprosorum:

"The Unanswered Question" for Trumpet, Flute Quartet and Strings (No. 1 from "Two Contemplations"), composed by Charles Ives in 1908.

vincentvangogh-art:

Orchard with Blossoming Plum Trees (The White Orchard), 1888
Vincent van Gogh

vincentvangogh-art:

Orchard with Blossoming Plum Trees (The White Orchard), 1888

Vincent van Gogh

all-proper-tea-is-theft:

 European religious and secular music from the 12th through 18th centuries.
Listen
hildegard: o cohors milite floris (o cohort of the army of the flower) oxford camerata / in timore dei ensemble organum / quen a virgen ben servir ensemble alcatraz / montpellier codex: joliement - quant voi la florete - je sui joliete - aptatur (mo 34) anonymous 4 / trotto lyrebyrd consort / saltarello the dufay collective / cantiga wolgemut/ fro welt ensemble unicorn / kyrie & gloria (missa se la face ay pale) the hilliard ensemble /gaudete steeleye span / benedicta es, coelorum regina a 7 capilla flamenca/ pastime in good company new world renaissance band / green sleeves the baltimore consort / rest awhile you cruel cares the consort of musicke / branles the city waites / we be soldiers three tarleton’s jig / the digger’s song chumbawumba / john barleycorn steeleye span / newcastle the city waites / hornpipe in d minor (the fairy queen)  henry purcell / sonata III BWV 1005 in C major: I. adagio johann sebastian bach

all-proper-tea-is-theft:

 European religious and secular music from the 12th through 18th centuries.

Listen

hildegard: o cohors milite floris (o cohort of the army of the flower) oxford camerata in timore dei ensemble organum / quen a virgen ben servir ensemble alcatraz / montpellier codex: joliement - quant voi la florete - je sui joliete - aptatur (mo 34) anonymous 4 / trotto lyrebyrd consort / saltarello the dufay collective / cantiga wolgemut/ fro welt ensemble unicorn / kyrie & gloria (missa se la face ay pale) the hilliard ensemble /gaudete steeleye span / benedicta es, coelorum regina a 7 capilla flamenca/ pastime in good company new world renaissance band / green sleeves the baltimore consort / rest awhile you cruel cares the consort of musicke / branles the city waites / we be soldiers three tarleton’s jig / the digger’s song chumbawumba / john barleycorn steeleye span / newcastle the city waites / hornpipe in d minor (the fairy queen) henry purcell / sonata III BWV 1005 in C major: I. adagio johann sebastian bach

appendixjournal:

"The Book Fool, who collects books, yet gathers no wisdom from them." From Sebastian Brant’s Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff), 1497, via the Harry Ransom Center, UT Austin.

appendixjournal:

"The Book Fool, who collects books, yet gathers no wisdom from them." From Sebastian Brant’s Ship of Fools (Das Narrenschiff), 1497, via the Harry Ransom Center, UT Austin.