The Disaffected Lib: Does This Mean No More Chocolate Bunnies?

Cute Little Buggers, Eh? Hold the presses!  Word out of Israel that the lost tomb of Jesus has been found and it contained the ossuaries (bone boxes) of Jesus; Mrs. Jesus (aka Mary Magdalene), their son, Judah (aka “Junior”); and six others. Dr Aryeh Shimron says he has carried out new tests that suggest it ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Classic Music Interlude – Mahler Symphony No.2 ‘Auferstehung’

Hey, do you have 90 minutes?  I hope so, Mahler’s Second Symphony demands your time.   The work in its finished form has five movements: Allegro maestoso Musically, the first movement – written in C minor – though passing through a number of different moods, often resembles a funeral march, and is violent and angry. ...