PAYING OFF MY KARMIC DEBT FROM 17 CENTURIES AGO

ON THIS DAY IN MY PERSONAL HISTORY… JUNE 24, 1971 She was 25. I was 26. We had barely been married six months. Three months earlier, Betty was diagnosed with inoperable brain tumor. On this day in 1971, she returned to the spirit realm. Yet she has continued to help me remember her, not just …

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“IL TROVATORE” (TROUBADOUR) WEEKEND IN HONOLULU

"IL TROVATORE" (TROUBADOUR) WEEKEND IN HONOLULU Plus an early birthday dinner at our favorite Honolulu restaurant Our 2015/2016 opera season started in Santa Fe with "Salome." It ended this weekend in Honolulu with Verdi's "Il Trovatore" (Troubadour). In between, we had also attended performances of Mozart's "Magic Flute" in Honolulu (http://wp.me/p3R16m-297), and of "Carmen - http://wp.me/p1jFeo-1JK," "Don Giovanni" …

TRIOVERTURES IN ONE: WILLIAM TELL (LONE RANGER), LIGHT CAVALRY, CARMEN

DUSTING OFF CREVICES OF MUSIC MEMORY LEADS TO SURPRISING DISCOVERIES On February 2nd of this year, I woke up with a powerful tune in my Third Ear.  It was trumpets, horns, drums.  And it was very fast.  It could have been a theme song for a western movie.  Or an opera theme. When I started playing it after breakfast, Elizabeth thought …

“MAGIC FLUTE:” AN ASCENSION STORY WRITTEN OVER TWO CENTURIES AGO

"MAGIC FLUTE:" AN ASCENSION STORY WRITTEN OVER TWO CENTURIES AGO Mozart makes another appearance in my life, this time through "Magic Flute" About three weeks ago, I wrote the following passage about Mozart's music and its effect on my current lifetime (see HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM ASCENDING? - Sep 21, 2015): So now …