lincolncenter:

Throwback Thursday: New York City Ballet co-founder George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky pose with costumed dancers on Lincoln Center’s main plaza.

lincolncenter:

Throwback Thursday: New York City Ballet co-founder George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky pose with costumed dancers on Lincoln Center’s main plaza.

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Good composers “steal” because there is literally no other way to compose. The romantic notion of the composer conjuring new ideas out of the ether is a myth. All music is closely descended from other music, and if you’re sufficiently familiar with a particular composer’s influences, teachers…

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goddessofsax:

Bigass instruments

Going from left to right:

1) Hyperbass flute 

2) Contrabass clarinet

3) Contrabassoon

4) Contrabass sax

5) Contrabass horn

6) Contrabass trombone

7) Subcontrabass tuba

Feel free to add more!

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Walt Disney’s The Aristocats (1970).

Walt Disney’s The Aristocats (1970).

(Source: bitcaoftheyear)

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jasonweinberger:

Federico Babina’s ARCHIMUSIC series mashes up the work of well-known musicians with iconic architectural styles. Here are the classical music entries; check out the entire set here.

[Found via kateoplis]

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just-for-grins:

If you’re having a bad day here are a few baby animal pictures which surely should cheer you up!  :D

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