License The purpose of this web site operated by the Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum in cooperation with the Packard Humanities Institute is to make Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's musical compositions widely and conveniently accessible to the public, for personal study and for educational and classroom use. Wholesale downloading or reuse of the contents of this website is prohibited under all circumstances, whether commercial or otherwise. I agree to use this web site only for personal study and not to make copies except for my personal use under "Fair Use" principles of Copyright law The digitized version offers the musical text and the critical commentaries of the entire Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, edited by the Internationale Stiftung Mozart in cooperation with the Mozart cities of Augsburg, Salzburg, and Vienna. The printed edition has been published by Bärenreiter-Verlag (www.mozart-portal.de and www.baerenreiter.com).
Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong With the Language of Politics? by Mark Thompson – review Plato, Socrates and Thucydides fretted about it. Hobbes was anguished in 17th-century England. In 1946, Orwell published his influential essay, Politics and the English Language, in which he shivered over the frightening ease with which dark forces can exploit perverted rhetoric for malign ends. James Kibbie - Bach Organ Works - Download download in groups Complete works organized into 13 groups for download. (Individual works may be downloaded via the catalog or search pages) The links below are to .zip archives containing 256kbps AAC encoded versions of the recordings. After downloading a .zip archive, uncompress it and import the folder of audio files into iTunes or a similar application. All 13 groups are available for download via box.com where they can be downloaded all at once.
theconversation The amount of electricity generated in the UK from renewables such as wind and solar is growing year on year. Recent analysis by the Carbon Trust revealed that solar panels generated more electricity than coal over six months – from April until the end of September – for the first time ever, while the amount of electricity generated from renewables increased from 19% in 2014 to 25% in 2015. While the growth of renewables is helping to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change, balancing the availability of these resources with varying levels of electricity demand can be a challenge. Wind power accounted for 11% of UK electricity generation in 2015, providing enough electricity to meet the demand from 30% of UK households (over 8m homes). Surnames Meanings, Origins & Distribution Maps A surname is part of a personal name that is passed from either or both parents to their offspring. Customs on the format of surnames change from region to region and their use has changed over time. In most Western nations, the surname occurs at the end of a personal name, after a given name or names. Conversely some East Asian counties and Hungary place the surname before given names. In most regions and time periods, surnames were assumed based on descent from a male ancestor (usually the father), but in some cases were passed by the mother.
This amazing map lets you find out where your surname is most popular across the UK How popular is your surname around different parts of the UK? For certain inherited surnames from cultures, countries and dialects it should be obvious - but if you don't know, we have a way to find out. Academics from University College London have used geographical data from the Consumer Data Research Centre to build a website which generates a heat map of the country based on the prevalence of your surname. theconversation Historically, insomnia has been thought of as secondary to other disorders such as depression. The idea was that you became depressed – and that your sleep got messed up as a consequence. This might involve difficulty falling asleep, excessive time awake at night or waking up earlier than hoped.
Solfège Many music education methods use solfège to teach pitch and sight-reading, most notably the Kodály Method. The technique of solfège involves assigning the notes of a scale a particular syllable, and then practicing by singing different note sequences using these syllables. The sequences gradually get more difficult in terms of intervals and rhythms used. The seven syllables commonly used for this practice in English-speaking countries are: do (or doh in tonic sol-fa), re, mi, fa, sol (or so in tonic sol-fa), la, and ti. In other languages, si is used (see below) for the seventh scale tone.
theconversation The election of Donald Trump symbolises the demise of a remarkable era. It was a time when we saw the curious spectacle of a superpower, the US, growing stronger because of – rather than despite – its burgeoning deficits. It was also remarkable because of the sudden influx of two billion workers – from China and Eastern Europe – into capitalism’s international supply chain. Our mental health obsession has fuelled the politics of Donald Trump and Brexit To understand the current anti-authoritarian political crises, from Brexit to the Trump vote, we need to look back at the activism that took place from the 1960s to mid 1970s, and ask what went wrong. 1960s social justice movements changed our relation to the establishment forever. Yes, there had been anti-authoritarian movements before, but never had so many of the disaffected risen to demand change. From the American civil rights movement, to campaigns for women’s rights, gay liberation, nuclear disarmament, and so on, discontent appeared to foster both rage and hope that a better world was possible. By the mid-1970s, the mass social justice movements began to be drained of their radicalism, a shift that can be attributed to the rise of a certain atomised individualism.
jamanetwork Question What is the association of serum vitamin D levels at the time of diagnosis with breast cancer survival? Findings In this cohort study of 1666 women with breast cancer, higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were independently associated with better outcomes, including overall survival. Compared with women with the lowest third of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, those with the highest third had reduced hazards of all-cause death after full adjustment, and the associations were stronger in premenopausal women. Meaning This study provides compelling observational evidence of vitamin D’s benefits for breast cancer progression and mortality.
A Brexit strategy that could unite UK's parliaments – and keep Britain in the single market Nearly six months after the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the path to Brexit is still uncharted. All we know is that because the UK government wants to maximise single market access without accepting the free movement of people, it is looking for a different arrangement to any that currently exists. Representatives of the EU institutions and the other 27 member states have rejected the idea of a bespoke free-trade agreement with the UK. They argue that the single market is defined by the four freedoms – free movement of goods, capital, services and people – and that they cannot be unpicked.
Nigel Slater’s Christmas vegetarian loaf I made a vegetable loaf the other day, seed-encrusted and flecked with herbs, a practice run for the big feast itself. A tangle of root vegetables, parsnips and carrots mostly, coarsely grated and held together with buttery onion and a little egg, the plan is that it will be the vegetarian option, though it would make a fine accompaniment for the roast bird. Soft and giving, with the crunch of seeds and woody herbs, the loaf sliced neatly enough. The outside had crisped up nicely in its wrapping of buttered parchment. Audiences hate modern classical music because their brains cannot cope "The brain is a pattern seeking organ, so it looks for patterns in music to make sense of what we hear. The music of Bach, for example, embodies a lot of the pattern forming process. "Some of the things that were done by those composers such as Schoenberg undermined this cognitive aid for making music easier to understand and follow.