I was researching medieval Spain when I came across this video. It’s a live concert of medieval Spanish music, performed on period instruments. The gentleman who stands up and speaks occasionally is a celebrated expert on historical music of all types, apparently, and has numerous albums. Check it out!
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I’m at a bit of a loss for how to start this review except to say that I’m no expert on violins. I just started learning how to play one, so if there are any factual errors in Toby Faber’s Stradavari’s Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection then they’re completely
I’m a big fan of the webcomic XKCD. Recently, Randall posted this comic showing the relationship of when a story was published vs how many years (forwards or backwards) the story is set. It’s might be a little puzzling at first, but let’s look at some examples to help us make sense of it. Take