Archive for ‘music’

May 25, 2018

Something for the Weekend – No 318

by duncanr

feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

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May 22, 2018

When you’re just taking your violin on a walk through the local mall and suddenly you hear….

by allthoughtswork

…THE SONG OF YOUR PEOPLE!

May 18, 2018

Something for the Weekend – No 317

by duncanr

feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

May 13, 2018

‘each-uisge’ – the water-horse

by duncanr

In Scottish mythology the each-uisge is a dangerous shape-changing supernatural creature that haunts Highland lochs and rivers – when on land it can change it’s form to that of a horse, or a handsome man who seduces and impregnates young women (more info here)

this song, however, portrays one such ‘each-uisge’, not as a frightening character, but as a victim – pleading for his human lover to return after she abandoned him with their child, which he cannot take care of . . .


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english translation of the lyrics . . .

I arose early
I arose early –
would that I hadn’t.
I was distressed by

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May 11, 2018

Something for the Weekend – No 316

by duncanr

feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

May 4, 2018

Something for the Weekend – No 315

by duncanr

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feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

April 29, 2018

The Sound of Silence

by duncanr

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April 28, 2018

Let’s go back 38 years and dance

by allthoughtswork

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April 27, 2018

Something for the Weekend – No 314

by duncanr

feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

April 23, 2018

Life without Music

by duncanr

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