Tag Archives: Prague

Day 12: Today’s Christmas Song

In honour of what would have been my grandfather’s 117th birthday, today’s Christmas song is a Czech carol: Chtíc, aby spal (posted by majasko). The song is performed by Helena Vondráčková, a well-known Czech singer with a beautiful voice, born … Continue reading

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Day 6, Svatý Mikuláš: Today’s Christmas Song

If you’re from the Czech Republic or another place in Europe, on December 6th you will be celebrating the day of Svatý Mikuláš, known in English as Saint Nicholas Day. In honour of my Czech birth and my mother, I’m … Continue reading

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When a Writer Catches Wind of Weather in Music

The article How Weather Influenced the Music of the ’60s and Beyond (Songwriting News, SongSmith, Nov. 16, 2016), reblogged on this site, discusses a time “when music was heavily influenced by the weather.” I’ve always been a weather person even … Continue reading

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