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A MUSICAL ODYSSEY

European music offers a feast of quality music that takes us on a journey from womb to tomb. This list of suggestions is subjective. However, if it inspires you to explore, understand and appreciate the finest music embracing the most gifted musicians over the centuries then please feel free to acquire any of the following introductions to the world of classical music. Think of each track as a sublime glass of aphrodisiacal wine and I think you will return again and again.

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BLUT UND BODEN EXPLAINED BY GERRY FREDERICS ART HISTORIAN

First of all, I am much indebted to Gerry Frederics who is rightly classed as the ethno-nationalist expert on fine art in general in National Socialist artworks in particular. For this reason, he takes the podium to explain the true nature of German art both National Socialist and Blud und Boden (Blood and Earth) artworks.

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THE MAN WHO MADE LILI MARLENE THE WORLD’s MOST POPULAR WARTIME BALLAD

Born in Braunschweig, Germany, the son of a professor of medicine, Norbert Schultze (1911 – 2002 studied music at the Hochschule fur Musik in Cologne.   He was afterwards to become an orchestral conductor, first performing at Heidelberg and then later at Darmstadt. Realising he had a gift for composition the young musician produced an opera based on a fairy tale, Schwarzer Peter (1936).  This was followed by the ballet performance, Struwwelpeter (1937).

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THE MOST BREATH-TAKING BIRTHDAY GIFT EVER

Each year over 300,000 people complete their pilgrimage to an idyll to be found on the peak of one of Central Europe’s highest mountain tops. Yet, because of its 6,017’ altitude, the sanctum is inaccessible due to weather conditions only for about 5-months a year with most visitors arriving during July and August. It is thought-provoking too that Kehlsteinhaus is never publicised because of its purpose and symbolism.

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AS PARIS BURNS FRENCH POLICE COULD JOIN PROTESTERS

The destruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame appears to symbolise the on-going putting to the flame Western Europe, its culture, and its civilisation. An only terrible war, such as that wreaked on Europe from the English Channel by the combined forces of the British, Soviet and American empires, has the deliberate destruction of the world’s smallest continent been so calamitous.

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