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Most Beautiful Song for the New Year

Most Beautiful Song for the New Year

Regina Spektor – My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year) My dear acquaintance, it’s so good to know you For strength of your hand That is loving and giving And a happy new year With love overflowing With joy in our hearts For the blessed new year Raise your glass and we’ll have a cheer For us all who are gathered here And a happy new year to all that is living To all that is gentle, kind, and forgiving…

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When there are no words to speak

When there are no words to speak

Music sings the heart that the mind cannot express. Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” performed at the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci by the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg under the direction of Scott Lawton:

At the Ballet

At the Ballet

Marvin Hamlisch is dead at the age of 68. Sadness. When I was young, I loved the ballet. I had problems with my feet that prohibited me from continuing as a dancer, and I would sing “At the Ballet” from A Chorus Line as my mourning song. It was a catchall song for all of my sadness, really, and sometimes I couldn’t even finish the song without crying. Even then, singing seemed to be the one of the only ways…

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