Some useful sites, of a cultural nature:
Page, providing lyrics and translations to hundreds of classical
Davidsbündler Web site, reviving 19th Century composer Robert
Schumann's conspiracy to defend the classical ideal of Beauty, and smite
The Web Museums: fabulous selections of fine art images
A page of links concerning
Schiller, Poet of Freedom
A web page describing Benjamin Franklin's invention of the glass armonica
Audio and video files of the greatest singer America has ever produced, Marian Anderson
A web site devoted to English poet
A web site with resources on
for composers and arrangers
For readers of German:
a valuable resource for cultural and philosophical ideas... and,
The German Schiller
Institute as well
The Technical University of Munich provides the excellent LEO Dictionary online,
and even better, their Forum where you can get answers, often within minutes, to translation problems beyond the scope of the dictionary
A fascinating discovery about the history of music and the human mind: the
Public Service announcements:
"You can also become a member of the Clara Schumann
Society! No dues. Simply perform or research the music of Clara during the
next year, and let me know! Look for the membership page for details."
Visit the website of the Lyndon LaRouche Political Action Committee, people who think and act globally, campaigning for a new Renaissance to forestall a New Dark Age.
In a world threatened
by the spectre of religious war, the so-called "Clash of Civilizations," we can draw hope and inspiration from the moral courage of
the Israeli Reserve Officers who have refused
to serve in the Palestinian territories.
Some other useful sites, of general interest to internet users:
HTML Primer, a clearly written manual on how to use the HTML
coding for sites on the World Wide Web.