Dead Wild Roses: Another Gender Wage Comparison – Because People Don’t Like Facts.

More than anything, this is just a post as to have another handy reference when it comes to arguing with MRA’s and other assorted people about ‘equality’ and ‘parity’ in the work environment.  A big thanks to Sociological Images for compiling the information in the post titled “Explaining Gender Inequalities in Salary Expectations”. The following […]

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Dead Wild Roses: Friday Classical Music Interlude – Haydn – Symphony in G Major No 92 “Oxford”

Greetings fair readers.  A slightly different format for the DWR classical music interlude.  Its Haydn, and all four movements in the same post.  Commentary from wikipedia appears below.  Enjoy.   First movement Haydn distinguishes each section of the sonata form in this movement by use of strong contrasts of stability and instability. Before revealing the […]

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Dead Wild Roses: The Friday Classic Music Interlude – Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” – 4th Movement.

Dvorak brings his symphony to a majestic close.  In two parts due to youtube length limitations. Like the first movement, the fourth begins not with its main theme but with an introduction. 00:00:47 23. The main theme: an imposing march, introduced by trumpets and trombones, with timpani 00:00:48 24. The main theme, part two. A […]

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Dead Wild Roses: The Friday Classical Music Interlude – Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” – 3rd Movement.

Fantastic movement, keeps you on the edge of your seat. Follow along with some of the musical highlights. 1. Dvorak, Beethoven, and the Scherzo. Dvorak purposely confuses the listener’s expectations. 00:01:54 2. Using a little fanfare, Dvorak further builds up expectation before revealing the main theme. 00:00:21 3. When the theme is revealed, we find […]

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