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This reminds me of a passage from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short novel, The Great Gatsby. Gatsby is throwing a party. Jordan and Nick have wandered into Gatsby’s library: A stout, middle-aged man, with enormous owl-eyed spectacles, was sitting somewhat drunk … Continue reading
Support the arts. Support social justice. Best of all, do both at the same time!
Tip-a-the-hat to Dr. KD and Emory University Classics Department.
I was wondering about this so I checked it out on the Googles. The Great Gate of …? Consult Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition (Either Mussorgsky’s piano version or Ravel’s orchestration.) It turns out “Kee-yev,” the pronunciation Americans … Continue reading