classical music

A Third of Beethoven

“So he is no more than a common mortal! Now, he too will tread under foot all the rights of man, indulge only his ambition; now he will think himself superior to all men, become a tyrant!” ~ Ludwig van… Read More ›

The Gifted Mendelssohn

Some people have talent in spades.  Since we here at the Asylum, well, most of us anyway, have a difficult time just shifting through the media frenzy for the truth each day, trying to discern the color of lies, half… Read More ›

Music Interlude

“It is the special province of music to move the heart.” ~ Johann Sebastian Bach With the media-induced hysteria here in the States in overdrive, we here at the Asylum like to take refuge with a bit of that which… Read More ›

A Little Russian

“Truly there would be a reason to go mad were it not for music,” – P. I. Tchaikovsky It was from the Austrian-born composer that some may have heard of, W.A. Mozart, whom we owe a debt of gratitude for… Read More ›

The continuing “crisis”

(Bonus OUTSTANDING music video at the end of this dispatch!) It’s been a while since we heard from Overseas reporter for Dispatches from the Asylum, Ms. Ukusi Menya, former counter espionage agent with TASS News Agency/Moscow, runner-up in Ms. Moscow… Read More ›

Interlude

From RT.com Robot kill switches & legal status: MEPs endorse AI proposal A European Parliament committee has voted in favor of a draft report that proposes granting legal status to robots, categorizing them as “electronic persons”. Before granting legal status… Read More ›