Tag: Classical Music

FIVE OF EACH

Lockdown but not totally locked in. I thought outside might be good for creativity. A decent hot day and a garden to check out even if it meant a dose of hay fever – and it did. Five shots of the garden accompanied with five songs, one song for each pic.  I hope you enjoy.

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CANDY FLOSS EQUATIONS

I know these times aren’t for joking, and I mean no harm, but check out the place of origin of my American Fender Telecaster above. I’ve tried playing with gloves on but it’s not the same. Anyway, here’s my dig at politicians worldwide. I might get a song out of it one day. It’s called

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THE DAUGHTER ZEUS FORGOT

‘Zeus’s Forgotten Daughter’ Public Domain photo – no artist name given I got this message the other day. It read, ‘Nice work! Your song THE FORGOTTEN DAUGHTER OF ZEUS caught our attention and has made its way to the headphones of our Senior Curators. Curation is the first step towards career-changing artist development programs such

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LIVING INSIDE YOUR HEAD

‘Last year in Berck, south of Le Touquet’ I can’t see me back in Berck any time soon. Anyway, some happier words for a change. You can’t travel in your body So you travel in your mind No tickets, no passports You left reality behind Yesterday, off to New York Tomorrow, off to Rome Today,

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JUST HEART TO HEART

Artwork via Kimberly Gillian ‘Just Heart to Heart’, a second commission per my  POETRY TO SONG  product, from the talented lady of many skills, working across any number of genres, who goes by the name Geetha Prod’hom. Sometimes, when working on a new song, the words get to speak aloud, telling me they want to

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FAKE IMMORTALS

‘The Day After’ by Zoolon A LIFE – I hope you enjoy; Misty morning, starless night E minor clad in grey not white There are heroes saying nothing There are angels staying schtum While out there on the streets you’ll find The fake immortals and thoughtless dumb Each statistic, their fault They take another life

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DO YOU SEE

Artwork – Mihal Criste My post today is about Geetha Prod’hom, the only female from Geneva, Switzerland, playing chess in the grandmasters’ category. On top of that, Geetha is a lady of many skills. In her own words, and taken from her ABOUT page on WP, “Born of an Indian father and a Tunisian mother,

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EMPTY STREETS & EMPTY ARMCHAIRS

‘Rush Hour – Tuesday Morning 9AM’ The line, ‘Rainbow’s End stay a secret, for forever and a day’ was the line that my song Rainbow’s End was built around. Folklore has it that at the end of the rainbow there’s a pot of gold and an enchanted magical land where all your dreams come true.

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WHAT IF?

I don’t know its name, or if its even got a name. However this work of art from Francesca Woodman’s portfolio captures that feeling of being ‘locked in’ When I get bored – that happens quite a lot because of being locked-in with too much on my mind and nothing much I feel like doing

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DECISION NHS

‘The Decision by Dzaet’ The doctor had to make a decision. Would it be the bloke who needed treatment for his cancer or the woman at the wrong end of COVID-19? The hospital was in overflow. Only one of the pair would get any treatment. Only the doctor could choose who. She needed to think.

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