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Old 11-11-2014, 01:16 AM   #589
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Lightbulb Oratorio of Elijah


Hidden treasures - Felix Mendelssohn - Elijah/Elias (1846) - Selected highlights...
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Originally Posted by insideimscreaming View Post
I have a Richard Clayderman cassette somewhere.... He's not so bad and this cover of Barry Manilow's Mandy is good...
Yeah easy listening,not to hard on the ears..


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Yale College has been called "the epicenter of college singing," both for its long history of singing groups and its centrality in establishing collegiate a cappella in the United States. The earliest choral group, the Beethoven Society, dates to 1812 and emerged in the mid-nineteenth century as the Yale Glee Club..

Born in Middletown,Connecticut, Russell was a cadet at the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy (later Norwich University) from 1826 until graduation in 1828, where he was taught under strict military discipline..He foresaw a Civil War in the future, and wanted to make sure his boys were prepared to fight for the Union. His students were so well schooled in military affairs that on the outbreak of Civil War some were enlisted as drill instructors..In 1856, with several other Bonesmen, he incorporated Skull and Bones as the Russell Trust, later the Russell Trust Association..In May 1885, Russell saw some boys throwing stones at birds in the park in New Haven, Connecticut.. Russell sought to protect the birds from the boys. The activity was too much for him and he fell unconscious from a fatal rupture of a blood vessel and died several days later...

2 -Good Housekeeping magazine goes on sale for the first time in the United States-North-West Rebellion – Battle of Cut Knife: Cree and Assiniboine warriors win their largest victory over Canadian forces-The Congo Free State is established by King LĂ©opold II of Belgium..

The Battle of Cut Knife, occurred when a small force of Cree and Assiniboine warriors were attacked by a flying column of mounted police, militia, and Canadian army regulars.. The warriors defeated the Canadian forces, with losses on both sides...

20 – The first public train departs Swanage railway station on the newly built Swanage Railway in England...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1885
http://www.library.yale.edu/musiclib...en_society.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Huntington_Russell
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...9&postcount=53We live by the rules, we die by the rules..Our membership has its pleasure, its hardship, and sometimes its pain..Our rules supercede those of the outside world...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=127

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