Sergei Rachmaninov | All Night Vigil, Op.37; II. Ps.104, “Praise the Lord, O My Soul” (1915)

USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir
Valeri Polyansky, cond.

Irinia Arkhipova, contralto

[William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Pieta]

This is the song of Adam, offered as the gates of Eden close behind him. Even in times of sadness, the beauty of creation continues to unfold.

(Source: allegroinquieto)

art-is-art-is-art:

Atalanta, John William Godward

carminagf:

Violets, sweet violets (detail).1906. John William Godward

Alexander Scriabin | Mazurka Op.3 No.4 in E major (1888-90)

Artur Pizarro, piano

[Odilon Redon, Still Life]

(Source: allegroinquieto)

fleurdulys:

The Dreamer - Agostino Arrivabene

Alexander Sevda Hess, 20 August 2014

(Source: allegroinquieto)

Butler Charles Ernest - Death of a Viking Warrior

(Source: marcuscrassus, via martyred)

walzerjahrhundert:

Gaston La Touche, Dans le Jardin, 1898

(via martyred)

nataliakoptseva:

Van Gogh, Portrait of Adeline Ravoux, June 1890. Oil on canvas, 50.2 x 50.5 cm

(via martyred)

Leaving for my third year of university in a few days. My grandfather, who has highly progressed Alzheimer’s, asked me to stay.

I feel like there’s only one pug, and people just keep passing him around and taking pictures of him doing different things.

thepianoblog:

I think every classical musician understands the importance of 2026

Glinka-Balakirev | A Farewell to St. Petersburg; No.10, “The Lark,” arr. piano solo (1840/64)

Evgeny Kissin, piano

[Ivan Aivazovsky, On the Way to Yalta]

(Source: allegorinquieto)

fleurdulys:

The Wood Nymph - Charles Hasslewood Shannon

fleurdulys:

Spring - Odilon Redon