I stumbled across these awesome compositions while looking for musical scores from the TV show Kojak. I was very surprised to find how some of these compositions, when slowed down considerably, had a calming effect on me, while others made me feel anxious and out of sorts. Listen to a few of these. How do they make you feel?
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The winter season brings out the some of my favorite emotions. The early part of the season centers around the holidays. Then, February ushers in Valentine’s day, and here in America, winter is capped off by St.
The Gates was a site-specific work of art by artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, which ran from February 12, 2005 through February 27, 2005. The artists installed 7,503 vinyl “gates” along 23 miles (37 km) of pathways in Central Park. From each gate, they hung a panel of saffron-colored nylon fabric. During the time in which this public work was being displayed, New York City was hit with a snow-storm, causing the orange-colored art to be even more picturesque against the
In the 1920s, many of Macy’s department store employees were first-generation immigrants. Proud of their new American heritage, they wanted to celebrate theUnited States parade of Thanksgiving with the type of festival their parents had loved in Europe. In 1924, the parade (originally known as the Macy’s Christmas Parade and later the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Christmas Parade) was staged by the store. Employees and professional entertainers marched from 145th Street in Harlem to Macy’s flagship store on 34th Street dressed in vibrant
I love scouring the web for cool stuff, especially, as you might have guessed, for old photos and footage of New York City. The early part of this footage takes the viewer up 6th avenue (Avenue of the Americas), and passes 46th street. I work nearby. The Duane Reade on 45th street has recently closed, and the Burger King on the corner of 45th is long gone. Change is New York’s defining trademark. It’s the ultimate “get busy living, or get