The Purpose of Music According to Glück

I just submitted an essay for my history class, which I wrote on the composer Christoph Willibald von Gluck. Yes, I’m one of those weird people who find history essays interesting, and since Gluck had some good thoughts on music and opera, I thought I’d share some of my essay with you. (Don’t worry, IContinue reading “The Purpose of Music According to Glück”

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Stairs, slippers and secrets… ready for an eery fairytale? I found this one in ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’, an old, broken book that belonged to my Grandma. From my research, I think it’s the original writings of the Brothers Grimm, but it has been translated from German to English. (And yes, I too thought of Barbie.)Continue reading “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”