leadingtone:

Gershwin 
Rhapsody in Blue,for piano and orchestra
(orch. Grofé)

Earl Wild, piano
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler, cond. (1959)

"Jazz is the result of all the energy stored up in America."
- G. Gershwin

back-to-the-40s:

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca (1943)

back-to-the-40s:

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca (1943)

soundsof71:

Freddie Mercury, Queen, from “I Want To Break Free”

soundsof71:

Freddie Mercury, Queen, from “I Want To Break Free”

A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that’s just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it’s a joke.

outrageauxbonnesmoeurs:

You can’t win.

Nope. Sure can’t.

fer1972:

How Animals were Created: Illustrations by Ricardo Solis   

les-sources-du-nil:

Horacio Coppola (1906-2012)
Berlin, 1933

les-sources-du-nil:

Horacio Coppola (1906-2012)

Berlin, 1933

(Source: comerviajaramar.com)

leadingtone:

Puccini
Crisantemi, elegy for strings

Hungarian State Opera Orch.

Ella Fitzgerald (X)

Ella Fitzgerald (X)

Map of New Orleans, 1876 (x)

Map of New Orleans, 1876 (x)