I just finished eating dinner and I ate like a pig so I wanted to say “my stomach hurts so much” but somehow “my shostakovich hurts so much” came out of my mouth instead

I guess it’s true in both cases


David Oistrakh and Leonid Kogan with their sons Igor Oistrakh and Pavel Kogan playing Vivaldi’s concerto for 4 violins (1966)


30 Day Classical Music Challenge

Day 1: The piece of music that you find transcendentally beautiful

George Enescu: Symphony No. 3 in C Major, Op. 21
Mvt. III: Lento ma non troppo


weirdvintage:

The “Uno Wheel” bicycle—its flaw was if it was braked suddenly, the rider would spin around and round in the big wheel until the momentum subsided, 1948 (via)

weirdvintage:

The “Uno Wheel” bicycle—its flaw was if it was braked suddenly, the rider would spin around and round in the big wheel until the momentum subsided, 1948 (via)

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jedavu:

Amazing Face-Paintings Transform Models Into The 2D Works Of Famous Artists

by  Valeriya Kutsan

If this isn’t the tightest shit you’ve seen then get the hell out of my face.

I’ve reblogged this before, so I’m doing it again.

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nprmusic:

There’s no way around it — the Shostakovich quartets are intense, like page-turning thrillers, as they pull you into his world. 
Watch the Pacifica Quartet play Shostakovich at NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

nprmusic:

There’s no way around it — the Shostakovich quartets are intense, like page-turning thrillers, as they pull you into his world. 

Watch the Pacifica Quartet play Shostakovich at NPR’s Tiny Desk

(via beethoventheunicorn)


Rare footage of David and Igor Oistrakh playing Navarra (Sarasate)


I found this camera on the subway and look what was inside…

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I would marry this man

guys we broke another post because this one’s not showing any notes


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Carice Elgar, daughter of composer Edward Elgar and his wife Caroline Alice Roberts.

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Carice Elgar, daughter of composer Edward Elgar and his wife Caroline Alice Roberts.

(Source: booksandotherthings.blogspot.it, via mrshorowietzky)


rogueturds replied to your post : “What kind of music do you think Bach would play if he lived today?”

I like to think the various classical composers would have moved on to all the new technology to make electronic masterpieces.

Yeah, I was thinking about something like that too, composers experimenting with modern instruments. I like to imagine Bach performing a Toccata e Fuga in D Minor on a laser harp ahahah


lokisactualbutt:

itsjustakaikai:

lokisactualbutt:

woodmeat:

bxtchpleaase:

r-re:

Wow

The guy in the back looks confused too

homie absorbed all his brother swag in the womb

THEY LOOK THE SAME THEIR FACES ARE THE SAME BUT?????

“Twins of the different race are produced if the parents are of mixed race, and when their sperms and eggs are fused and fertilized gives a mixture of genetic codes for black and white skin. Their skin color is determined up to seven different genes working together. The chance of a mixed race couple of having twins of different colors are a million to one. If the twins are inherited from mixed race parents, one can be white, fair-haired and light skin and the other can be black and have dark hair.”

Thank you science side of tumblr
also do u realise how rare this is omg

lokisactualbutt:

itsjustakaikai:

lokisactualbutt:

woodmeat:

bxtchpleaase:

r-re:

Wow

The guy in the back looks confused too

homie absorbed all his brother swag in the womb

THEY LOOK THE SAME THEIR FACES ARE THE SAME BUT?????

Twins of the different race are produced if the parents are of mixed race, and when their sperms and eggs are fused and fertilized gives a mixture of genetic codes for black and white skin. Their skin color is determined up to seven different genes working together. The chance of a mixed race couple of having twins of different colors are a million to one. If the twins are inherited from mixed race parents, one can be white, fair-haired and light skin and the other can be black and have dark hair.”

Thank you science side of tumblr

also do u realise how rare this is omg

(via scienceshenanigans)