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FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 23 January 2014
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 01/22/2014 5:59:33 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska




~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~

~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~


BAMBI BRIGADE

Navy Chief Petty Officer Jay Okonek, left, and 1st Class Petty Officer Jason Blase help guide pilots as they fill a 360-gallon Bambi bucket to help extinguish fires near Naval Base Ventura County's base housing at Point Mugu, CA, May 3, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Fahey




Canteen Mission Statement

Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies' military
and family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.




REPLENISHMENT

A crew member aboard the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd attaches cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter while conducting a replenishment-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, April 28, 2013. The Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing 11 are conducting a western Pacific deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Aiyana Paschal


SIMULATED TRAINING

Soldiers spray water onto a UH-1 Huey helicopter to contain a fire during a simulated training crash site exercise on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo


CLEANING CREW

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Denseley, center, helps Afghan mortarmen clean the bore of a 60mm mortar at a mortar range near Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan's Helmand province, May 4, 2013. Denseley is assigned to the Regional Corps Battle School. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe



HOWITZER EXERCISE

Marines fire an M777 A2 howitzer during a series of integrated exercises at the Combat Center’s Quakenbush Training Area in Twentynine Palms, CA, April 26, 2013. The Marines are assigned to 5th Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William J. Jackson


SWIMMING PRACTICE

Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan Ray practices his swimming techniques in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2, 3013. Ray will compete during the 2013 Warrior Games, May 11-16, 2013. DOD photo by Marvin Lynchard


SOLDIER VOLUNTEERS

U.S. soldiers prepare bags of school supplies during a volunteer opportunity on Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 3, 2013. Operation Outreach Afghanistan, an organization that provides assistance to the Afghan people in the forms of food, clothing, toys, school supplies and household items, gathered the supplies primarily through donations. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Meritt Phillips



SCRUB DOWN

Marine Corps chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialists perform decontamination procedures during a training exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, April 30, 2013. The Marines took part in training to increase mission readiness and rehearse standard operating procedures. The specialists are assigned to Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo


WING WALKER

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Liskey inspects an F/A-18 Hornet before a flight during morning operations in Pensacola, FL, May 8, 2013. Liskey is assigned to the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Lindsey


HONORING VETERANS

Army Staff Sgt. Michael Drake places the remains of Pvt. Lycurgus McCormack, a Civil War veteran, inside the new Columbarium Court No. 9 in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, May 9, 2013. A full-honors service for six unclaimed remains of veterans from all branches of the U.S. armed forces were the first to be inured at the new site. Drake is assigned to Company D, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as "The Old Guard." U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose Torres Jr.




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and entertain our troops and veterans and their families,
and is family friendly.





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1 posted on 01/22/2014 5:59:33 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska
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To: Kathy in Alaska


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2008) The first major snowfall of the New Year blankets the USS Constitution. Despite the weather "Old Ironsides," remained open for free public tours. At 210 years-old, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, manned by 67 active-duty United States Sailors and visited by nearly half a million visitors annually. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown (Released)

GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





Boston, Oct. 21, 2009 - Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (Released)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

2 posted on 01/22/2014 6:00:10 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor; SandRat; ConorMacNessa; BIGLOOK; laplata; mountainlion; HiJinx; Jet Jaguar; Publius; ...

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


3 posted on 01/22/2014 6:01:56 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Load Line

January 23, 2014

Read: 1 Peter 5:5-9

Humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. —1 Peter 5:6-7
Bible in a Year:
Exodus 7-8; Matthew 15:1-20

In the 19th century, ships were often recklessly overloaded, resulting in those ships going down and the crews being lost at sea. In 1875, to remedy this negligent practice, British politician Samuel Plimsoll led the charge for legislation to create a line on the side of a ship to show if it was carrying too much cargo. That “load line” became known as the Plimsoll Line, and it continues to mark the hulls of ships today.

Sometimes, like those ships, our lives can seem overloaded with fears, struggles, and heartaches. We can even feel that we are in danger of going under. In those times, however, it is reassuring to remember that we have a remarkable resource. We have a heavenly Father who stands ready to help us carry that load. The apostle Peter said, “Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you” (1 Peter 5:6-7). He is capable of handling the cares that overwhelm us.

Though the testings of life may feel like a burden too heavy to bear, we can have full assurance that our heavenly Father loves us deeply and knows our load limits. Whatever we face, He will help us to bear it.

Heavenly Father, I sometimes feel as if I can’t go
on. I am tired, I am weak, and I am worn. Thank You
that You know my limits better than I do. And that, in
Your strength, I can find the enablement to endure.
God may lead us into troubled waters to deepen our trust in Him.



4 posted on 01/22/2014 6:02:06 PM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~

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5 posted on 01/22/2014 6:06:56 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


6 posted on 01/22/2014 6:07:51 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska


Thanks very much, Kathy!

***HUGS***



Striding up the gangplank as we speak,
rendering Hand Salutes to our National Colors
and to the Officer of the Deck!

Thank you very much for this evening's
"Remembering Our Troops" thread!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

7 posted on 01/22/2014 6:09:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: SoldierDad; Colonel_Flagg; RightOnline; arbee4bush; vigilante2; Jemian; Old_Professor; ...
Thanks, Families, for your service to our country.

Thanks, unique, for the perfect woohoo.


John Conlee ~ They Also Serve


8 posted on 01/22/2014 6:11:55 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...












From Today in U.S. Military History:

In an attempt to out-flank Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, General Ambrose Burnside leads his army on a march to north Fredericksburg, but foul weather bogs his army down in what will become known as the “Mud March.”

“The auspicious moment seems to have arrived to strike a great and mortal blow to the rebellion, and to gain that decisive victory which is due to the country.” so announced Gen. Ambrose Burnside to his Union Army of the Potomac on the morning of January 20, 1863, as he started out on another great drive to beat Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and capture the Rebel capitol of Richmond, VA. Burnside’s battered soldiers had but five weeks to recover from their disastrous defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg, but the government demanded action.

The Union and Confederate armies still faced each other across the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg, and Burnside’s plan was to quickly cross the river above Lee’s left and assail that flank of the Confederate position. The Union soldiers and their great wagon trains of pontoon boats, artillery, and supplies made a good start clearing their camp and moving up the river. Then the sky started clouding, and by mid-afternoon a slow drizzle had begun. By nightfall a steady, relentless rain was falling, not to stop for days.

The next morning the great mule-drawn wagons carrying the pontoons churned the road into a quagmire. The wagons sank to their hubs; the artillery sank until only the muzzles were out of the mud. The exhausted horses floundered, as did the men, as each slippery step through the ooze sucked at their shoes and weighed them down. “The whole country was a river of mud,” wrote one soldier. “The roads were rivers of deep mire, and the heavy rain had made the ground a vast mortar bed.”

Whole regiments and triple teams of mules hitched to the wagons and guns failed to move them. Still the rain came down in torrents. By noon the next day, Burnside’s plans to maneuver past Lee’s Rebel army were hopelessly stalled, and his own army was exhausted, wet, and cold. Burnside had no choice but to abandon the movement and order his soldiers back to their camps across from Fredericksburg.

Across the river, the Confederate pickets watched the struggling Union army with amusement. Some put up a large sign on the riverbank that said “Burnside’s Army Stuck in the Mud” and another that said “This way to Richmond.”






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

9 posted on 01/22/2014 6:13:30 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: All



10 posted on 01/22/2014 6:14:04 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: All


Kate Smith ~ God Bless America


11 posted on 01/22/2014 6:15:19 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...it’s cold down there!! Did you commute?

Mid 30s here and expecting rain this evening. I would be enjoying this weather if I knew winter is over, but it’s not. Thaw, freeze, thaw, freeze. *sigh*


12 posted on 01/22/2014 6:20:31 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
 photo 208th_Cooks_CBerry_MHoward_FloydMock_zpscf227ab4.jpg These are the cooks for the 208th ECB. From left they are C. Berry, M. Howard, and Floyd Mock. They deserve a lot of praise. Before they left the U.S. They were awarded the title of best mess in the division or whatever it was. I can remember my Father mentioning several times that their food even when in combat was always great. He said he never ate so well as when in the Army.
13 posted on 01/22/2014 6:22:02 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul. ((HUGS))


14 posted on 01/22/2014 6:24:16 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hello from Idaho. God Bless our Troops!!! Support Our Troops!!!


15 posted on 01/22/2014 6:28:02 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: yarddog

Good evening, yarddog...what a great picture of the cooks!

Thanks for sharing. ((HUGS))


16 posted on 01/22/2014 6:33:03 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
In first....Mac grabs the gold!!


17 posted on 01/22/2014 6:34:47 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: The Mayor
And in second....The Mayor snags the silver!!


18 posted on 01/22/2014 6:36:51 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Thanks, Mac, for today’s history lesson.


19 posted on 01/22/2014 6:37:57 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: yarddog
yarddog!!


20 posted on 01/22/2014 6:39:19 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ColdOne

Good evening, Idaho...((HUGS))...we’ve been having rain. Lots of melting and messiness.

Hope all is well in your area, and Fredd is having fun chasing squirrels.


21 posted on 01/22/2014 6:41:16 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

I recall reading somewhere that Burnside resisted being named commander of the Army of the Potomac, claiming he was not good enough for the position.

He did give it a try but he was basically right about himself.


22 posted on 01/22/2014 6:41:55 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


REST IN PEACE, FALLEN BROTHER!



CWO/2 Edward Balli, USA
Headquarters and Headquarters Troop
2nd Cavalry Regiment
KIA Afghanistan 20 January 2014



I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7 (KJV)

"Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valour,
and be in readiness for the conflict;
for it is better for us to perish in battle than to
look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar.
As the Will of God is in Heaven, even so let it be."
(1 Maccabees 3:58–60)

"God Of Our Fathers"
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
(Click)




Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in peace!
We who remain hold you in high honor.
Rest, fallen brother, in this sacred precinct;
We who remain keep this place sacred.
Rest, fallen brother, among these, your comrades;
We who remain keep the watch.
Rest, fallen brother, among these who answered the Nation’s call;
We who remain press the fight forward in your name.
Rest, fallen brother, lay down thy burden;
We who remain have taken up the torch.
Rest in Peace, fallen brother, rest in eternal peace!



Taps
(Click)








Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

23 posted on 01/22/2014 6:42:02 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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I am off for home. Back in a bit.


24 posted on 01/22/2014 6:42:25 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska






Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

Brad Fletcher - To All Our Mothers Children

Due South - The Good Guys

Perry Nunley - When Freedom Rings

FReeper musical artists. Let me know if you have a submission.



25 posted on 01/22/2014 6:48:02 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Drive safe....hope everyone else does as well! *Hugs*


26 posted on 01/22/2014 6:48:46 PM PST by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska
I didn't go in today. It never got over 10F here today - we're at 6F now. The schools were closed again today - 2-hour delay tomorrow.

I will go in in the morning.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

27 posted on 01/22/2014 6:53:20 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!



Missing Man Setting

"Träumerei"
Robert Schumann
(Click)


Never Forget The Brave Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives To Secure Our Freedom!!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

28 posted on 01/22/2014 6:57:16 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; LUV W; MS.BEHAVIN; left that other site
SEATTLE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

WINTER FESTIVAL

JANUARY 24 THRU FEBRUARY 2

There will be six concerts in this series, all of which will be broadcast by Seattle’s classical radio KING-FM. Thanks to the miracle of the Internet, these concerts will be available live at the KING-FM website, and on concert nights I will lay out the schedule and provide a link to the concert. Chamber music can put a little light into people’s lives.

I’ll provide insights into the musicians if I happen to know them. I’ll also give a preview of the pieces to be played.

Whenever the society programs a piece by Dmitri Shostakovich, it packs the hall. There are a lot of Russian immigrants in the Seattle area, and there is also something about the gray Pacific Northwest climate that makes Shostakovich’s bleakness strike such a chord with audiences.

This Sunday’s Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in E minor, Op. 67, is a monument of Russian composition and one of the greatest chamber pieces of the 20th Century. It shows how dissonance and even ugliness can be used to state a case and create a message that Stalin’s minions couldn’t decipher. It was written in 1944, and it is dominated by the sounds of horror and mourning. But typical of Dmitri, there is a hint that Hitler was not the only one responsible for all the corpses; some of this was homegrown.

The first movement begins with a spectral, dissonant andante that exhibits inconsolable grief. This is where the handkerchiefs come out. This passage leads to a moderato fugue that does not quite dispel the mood. The poco piu mosso passage briefly hints at the Jewish folk melody that will dominate the finale. This was a favorite tune for both Shostakovich and Prokofiev. The movement opens up with cross-rhythms that form a dance you can’t really dance to. Note that Dmitri likes to put the violin and cello in their upper registers for an otherworldly effect.

The first two videos are by the amazing trio of Martha Argerich on piano, Gidon Kremer on violin, and Mischa Maisky on cello. Their recording of this trio has won awards, and they are the leading exponents of the piece. They capture the both beauty and the horror.

Shostakovich: Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 67, first movement

The second movement is marked allegro con brio, a favorite Beethoven marking. But for Dmitri, this is a manic scherzo that never settles down. Passages of Russian lyrical beauty are interspersed with grisly humor.

second movement

The indication largo is the slowest marking in music, and Dmitri used it a lot in his compositions. This slow movement is dominated by block chords on the piano, with the violin and cello playing a threnody, a lament for the dead, in the Russian vein. The handkerchiefs come out again.

The slow movement segues into the finale, which is a dance with death marked allegretto. Here Dmitri plays out the full Jewish theme he has hinted at earlier in the piece, along with material from all three movements. Imagine dancing with a skeleton or a zombie. There is a lot of humor here, but it is a very black Russian humor. Only one who had lived through Stalin’s purges and Hitler’s death machine could write this. At the end, the block chords from the slow movement return adagio, and your screen may get blurry. He ends it with a bit of humor from the violin and cello, and a simple E Major chord with afterthoughts from the strings.

third & fourth movements

Dmitri Shostakovich died in 1975 at age 69 from his four-pack-a-day habit. Had he lived another 16 years, he would have gotten the last laugh.

29 posted on 01/22/2014 7:04:39 PM PST by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: ConorMacNessa


Honoring Our Fallen

30 posted on 01/22/2014 7:04:41 PM PST by BIGLOOK
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To: BIGLOOK
Good evening, Shipmate! How have things been going with you?



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

31 posted on 01/22/2014 7:08:30 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; Publius

Hi Everybody!

((((HUGS))))

(Listening to Shostakovitch!)


32 posted on 01/22/2014 7:11:53 PM PST by left that other site
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To: Kathy in Alaska; GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...

Remember them.
Pray for them!

33 posted on 01/22/2014 7:12:10 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Evening Kathy, Hugs


34 posted on 01/22/2014 7:13:20 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Evening Mac, Hugs


35 posted on 01/22/2014 7:14:03 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: LUV W

Wow...Excellent picture, LUV W!


36 posted on 01/22/2014 7:14:09 PM PST by left that other site
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank you Kathy!!


37 posted on 01/22/2014 7:16:19 PM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Safe trip. Watch out for Moose


38 posted on 01/22/2014 7:16:57 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: left that other site

Have a hankie or a box of tissues handy.


39 posted on 01/22/2014 7:17:12 PM PST by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: AZamericonnie

Evening Connie, Hugs


40 posted on 01/22/2014 7:17:33 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: TASMANIANRED
Good evening, Taz!

*HUGS*

It's been ages! How have you been?



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

41 posted on 01/22/2014 7:17:43 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Publius

Evening Prof. Hugs


42 posted on 01/22/2014 7:18:28 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: BIGLOOK

Evening BigLook. Hugs


43 posted on 01/22/2014 7:19:31 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: LUV W

Evening Luvvy, hugs.


44 posted on 01/22/2014 7:21:00 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: Publius

I LOVE Russian Music.

Got a full box handy.


45 posted on 01/22/2014 7:22:51 PM PST by left that other site
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To: TASMANIANRED
Taz!!!

((HUGS))

Where have you been?!! I've missed you. You just vanished one day.

46 posted on 01/22/2014 7:23:36 PM PST by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Right now, I’m freezing.

Kinda, sorta lost the key to the gate.

Spent 45 minutes out in the cold disassembling the gate to get out of the driveway.

At least it warmed up to 15 instead of the 5 below last night.

Gonna take a few minutes to feel my toes again.

Thank goodness for WD40


47 posted on 01/22/2014 7:24:23 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
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SAFE PASSAGE, KATHY!!!



I HAVE YOUR SIX!!!






"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

48 posted on 01/22/2014 7:24:32 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: left that other site

Thank you! If I remember, I’ll post it on the prayer thread! It had been hidden by Fotki for a very long time and I had forgotten I had it!


49 posted on 01/22/2014 7:25:25 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: TASMANIANRED

Howdy, Taz! ((((hugs))))

Hope you’re staying warm! :)


50 posted on 01/22/2014 7:26:01 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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