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Leonard Bernstein, Shostakovich, Symphony no. mvmt 4 Allegro non troppo

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This video covers the basics of speed reading, the philosophy behind it, and why were aren't speed readers to begin with. This video is brought to you by Iris Reading, the largest provider of speed reading classes in the U.

Louis XIV in 1685, the year he revoked the Edict of Nantes. Unknown artist, Wiki Commons

Louis XIV : King Louis XIV of France, known as the Sun King, lived a lavish lifestyle and built the palace of Versailles. His reign, which lasted from 1643 until his death in redefined royal opulence and the power of the absolute monarch.

Rattle having fun with the Berlin Philharmonic

adventures in a mainly literary obsession


adventures in a mainly literary obsession