Monthly Archives: July 2010

Golden

Renée Fleming sings Glück das mir verblieb from Die Tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold at the Metropolitan Opera’s 125th anniversary gala.

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News from the Show Scene

Off this weekend to the Reliant Series of Dog Shows at the Reliant Center in Houston.  We had two dogs entered for the three days of shows, our class boy Dutch (Soyara’s The Flying Dutchman) and our special Knight (Ch. … Continue reading

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So. Farewell Then. George Steinbrenner

Long-time Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has died at the age of 80.  Megan McArdle points out the shrewdness of The Boss’s demise:  by dying in 2010 he spared his family paying estate taxes.  She adds, There’s actually a pretty solid … Continue reading

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A New Lease on Life

At last, a good use for the New York Times: Cellulose ethanol production from waste newsprint by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation using Saccharomyces cerevisiae KNU5377 Insu Parka, Ilsup Kima, Kyunghee Kanga, Hoyong Sohnd, Inkoo Rheeb, Ingnyol Jina Process Biochemistry (Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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Another Side to Bruckner

The music of Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) is principally represented in performance by his nine great symphonies.  Rather less well known is his religious music, not only the three masses (in D minor, E minor and F minor) of his mature … Continue reading

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