George Gershwin 🎹🎼🇮🇹

Celebrando il 124° anniversario della nascita di George Gershwin, nato il 26/9/1898 Figura iconica del jazz contemporaneo americano e della musica classica, George Gershwin è stato un compositore e pianista di fama internazionale, con un numero significativo di canzoni, opere orchestrali e jazz che lo rendono uno dei musicisti di maggior successo e riconoscibili del secolo scorso. Le sue composizioni sono state utilizzate come colonne … Continue reading George Gershwin 🎹🎼🇮🇹

Abstract Art 🔲🖌👨🏼‍🎨

Abstract Art The Italian Renaissance was a time when artists started using naturalistic techniques in their artwork. They started creating realistic paintings that looked like actual objects. One of the greatest art masterpieces created during this time is Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa; this is an example of how artists moved from using primary to more complex colors in their artwork. They would then use … Continue reading Abstract Art 🔲🖌👨🏼‍🎨

In cabin’d ships at sea, by Whitman 🌿🖋📖

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – inscriptions – 1892 – translated from English into Spanish 🇪🇸 and Italian 🇮🇹 by Enzo Martinelli © 2022 Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 In cabin’d ships at sea, by Walt Whitman In cabin’d ships at sea,The boundless blue on every side expanding,With whistling winds and music of the waves, the large imperious waves,Or some lone bark buoy’d on the dense … Continue reading In cabin’d ships at sea, by Whitman 🌿🖋📖

Menemen🥚🫑🇹🇷

Menemen is a traditional and very common Turkish Breakfast dish. It is a simple and delicious egg dish you can enjoy at any time of the day as well as breakfast time. It has simple ingredients like green and red peppers, tomatoes, Turkish white cheese or yogurt and eggs along with butter, olive oil, and seasonings. I prefer not to scramble the eggs but to … Continue reading Menemen🥚🫑🇹🇷

Postales de Italia 🖼🇮🇹🍝

Postales de Italia Italia tiene una colección única de aspectos geográficos y culturales que históricamente no siempre se han considerado como una nación coherente. Esta es probablemente la razón por la que hemos estado luchando entre nosotros, desde el principio de los tiempos, y difícilmente podemos expresar un sentido de unidad cultural, aparte cuando estamos bajo amenazas externas, militarmente o para eventos deportivos. Un espléndido … Continue reading Postales de Italia 🖼🇮🇹🍝

Henry Purcell 🎼🎶🇬🇧

Celebrating the 363rd anniversary of the birth of Henry Purcell, born in 1659 Henry Purcell was an English Baroque music composer and musician. He is hailed as the most influential composer from England because his work as a musician spanned stage, church, court, and private musical fields. He was born in London, England on 10th of September in 1659 and died in his birth city … Continue reading Henry Purcell 🎼🎶🇬🇧

Water-lilies by Monet at the Orangerie

My favourite artistic movements 🎨🖌🖼

To my personal taste, the history of painting seems to have achieved its peak with the end of the 19th century in France. In Paris at that time a very vibrant artistic environment developed which attracted many painters, from across Europe and beyond, who influenced each other and paved the way for a multitude of artistic movement to blossom and develop in so many different … Continue reading My favourite artistic movements 🎨🖌🖼

Viva l’Italia!

Con questo post festeggio i 1500 visitatori dall’Italia sul mio blog, in realtà siamo già oltre i 1600. Questa pietra miliare si riferisce alle persone al di fuori della piattaforma WordPress che accedono al mio sito attraverso altri canali, come le ricerche attraverso un browser o i collegamenti ad altre applicazioni, come Facebook o Twitter. Sorprendentemente per me, ho raggiunto tutte le venti regioni italiane, … Continue reading Viva l’Italia!

Adieu, by Rimbaud 🌊✒️🇫🇷

Adieu – Une saison en enfer – Arthur Rimbaud – 1873 – with translations from French into 🇬🇧 English and 🇮🇹 Italian by Enzo Martinelli © 2022 Enzo Martinelli 🇫🇷 – Adieu, de Arthur Rimbaud L’automne déjà ! – Mais pourquoi regretter un éternel soleil, si nous sommes engagés à la découverte de la clarté divine, -loin des gens qui meurent sur les saisons.L’automne. Notre … Continue reading Adieu, by Rimbaud 🌊✒️🇫🇷

Water-lilies by Monet at the Orangerie

Musée de l’Orangerie 🖼🗿🇬🇧

The Musėe de l’Orangerie is an art museum in Paris famous for being chosen by the impressionist painter Claude Monet as the permanent home for his Water Lilies (Nymphéas) paintings, which are displayed in two large oval rooms. Along with the Musée d’Orsay, this is an absolute must-see when in Paris, surely to enjoy these large installations by Monet and other representative paintings in this … Continue reading Musée de l’Orangerie 🖼🗿🇬🇧