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Posts tagged “Leonard Bernstein

All At Sea: Into The Maelstrom…

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Braving the sea’s boiling waters to feed his family.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach Kannur in Kerala

Despite being familiar with both pieces of music for┬ámany years, I have only just noticed the similarities between the opening of the storm interlude In Benjamin Britten’s “Peter Grimes” and Leonard Bernstein’s “A boy like that” from Westside Story.


All At Sea: Turning Back

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His nets set, a fisherman heads for home.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur in Kerala