Archive for the 'Gott' Category

2 September, 2009

Posted by Archives in AmeriKwa, Gott, Hollywood, movies at 1:36 pm | Permanent Link

by Gott. Hawks was a major Hollywood player from his first sound film in 1930 (The Dawn Patrol) to his last film in 1970 (the sadly bad Rio Lobo). He came from money and class – his family arrived from England in 1634, farmed where Boston now stands and went on to found and pretty […]

26 August, 2009

Posted by Archives in Gott, music, Western culture, White music at 1:49 pm | Permanent Link

by Gott. (This originally appeared at VNN Forum). The greatest music – in fact, the greatest expression of Western civilization – is the lyric stage. All (or virtually all) great composers thought so and felt that they could not possibly be considered great unless they had mastered the noble and sublime form of opera. And, […]