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I am listening to Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky. Its based on a story by Akexander Pushkin. This is perhaps Tchaikovskys most famous opera and it is more of a lyric opera.  The libretto in the opera is close  to Pushkin’s story.Its somewhat of a tragic story with an opera centered around charater which rejects  a young country woman’s(Tatyana) love. 

http://operainfo.org/broadcast/operaMain.cgi?id=44&language=1

I am captivated.

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Contemplative Nostalgia

I was listening to some jazz in the radio and quietly going about my business. I heard this sound which was familiar as well as fresh at the same time. Turns out its a band called Bad Plus. It is reminiscing of my misspent childhood when I used to literally memorize  Nirvana songs (which I have forgotten since) and my later reincarnation when I started reaching out to  jazz and classical.

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