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Douce Dame Jolie (Lady Fair and Sweet)

Classical Notes
Douce Dame Jolie (Lady Fair and Sweet)

One of the most famous musical pieces of the Middle Ages, "Douce Dame Jolie" sometimes referred to only as 'Douce Dame', is a song from the 14th century, by the French composer Guillaume de Machaut. It is an example of the genre known as the virelai, one of the fixed formes of the fourteenth century (the others were the ballade and the rondeau). This is a relatively early work of Machaut's, dating from the time of his patronage by John of Luxembourg...

 

Che Sarà (What will (it) be?)

Latin French, Italian Notes
Che Sarà (What will (it) be?)

"Che Sarà," the 1971 San Remo Music Festival entry became a mega-success for Jose Feliciano throughout Europe, Asia and South America. “Che sarà” is an Italian song, written by Jimmy Fontana (music) and Franco Migliacci (lyrics). Up until that year, each song was interpreted by two artists or performers to showcase the songwriters' craft rather than the singers' interpretations. The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo is the most popular Italian...

 

Backwater Blues

Blues Notes
Backwater Blues

Bessie Smith recorded “Backwater Blues” in 1927, and it became an anthem for one of the most devastating national disasters in US history. The Mississippi River flood of 1927 was horrific. About a thousand people lost their lives. Almost half a million homes were destroyed. Almost a million people became homeless for a time. Entire black neighborhoods were wiped out. This incident gave birth to an important blues era, now known as the Delta Blues era. The blues artists...

 

Epitaph by King Crimson

Rock Notes
Epitaph by King Crimson

"And nothing can we call our own but deathAnd that small model of the barren earthWhich serves as paste and cover to our bones.For God's sake, let us sit upon the groundAnd tell sad stories of the death of kings."- William Shakespeare, King Richard II

Epitaph



The In the Court of the Crimson King album is generally viewed as one of the first works to truly embody the progressive rock genre, where King Crimson largely departed from the blues influences that rock...

 

Crimson & Clover

Rock Notes
Crimson & Clover

It's pretty much a three-chord pop song with inarticulate lyrics, but Tommy James and the Shondells' classic is up there with the best. The weird logic of dreams. Images, colours, nonsense word combinations. They seem to make sense. Tommy James woke up one day with the phrase ‘Crimson & Clover’ in his head. Crimson, his favourite colour, clover, his favourite flower. (There is also a species of clover native to Europe called the crimson clover.)

Crimson &...

 
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