Friday, December 10, 2010

Winterlong Musical Blog Hop!!!!

Music is a strong theme in Random Magic-- so strong, in fact, that one of the celestial characters Winnie and Henry meet is Efterpe), the Muse of music.     
In celebration of the winter season, here’s a fun blog hop to check out. You’ll find lovely songs with wintry themes that also match some of the important themes in the book.
Come sit by the fire and enjoy a musical feast for friends with us...
You are here: #10 of 10 (The Fluidity of Time)

Miserere - Duet: Luciano Pavarotti, Zucchero
Song and book themes: Art - Beauty - Inspiration

Random Magic quote:  
A small girl with lovely glowing eyes swooped down out of a tree, landing gracefully on the garden path. She sprang up off the cobblestones in her sandaled feet, and hovered over them, a bright blur of white, pink and gold, in a flowing tunic embroidered with silver swans. Musical notes drifted lazily around her head. (More
Watch Random Magic trailer -- More Random Magic: Browse      
This is the last stop on the blog hop!
Bonus: Free MP3s (as avail.) Selection of 25 free MP3s, one each day, from Dec.1-25: Go to 25 Days of Free 

If you'd like to start from the top of the hop again -- and who wouldn't? -- feel free to click here: Let's do that again! (or - note to jo: can add this alt, instead if it's more clear/less vague. or can just use both) Check out music stop #1 of 10: Take me there
There's also a nice summary of all the songs on the hop, courtesy of vvb32 Reads who'll give her take on all of the songs, so feel free to check it out: Summary
(If you enjoy a particular music pick, please consider buying the track to help support the person or group that created it for everyone’s enjoyment. River of Light is the unofficial soundtrack for the 2010 Random Magic winter season tour, Random Magic: Winterlong. Happy listening!)
Reader notes: Lyrics for the song provided here
For the impatient, here are all the blogs on the hop:
Themes: Buoyancy - Good Cheer

#2 of 10: Geeky Blogger (@thehistorychic) Themes: Reflection - Spirituality

Themes: Fortitude - Quirkiness
Themes: Tenderness - Devotion
Themes: Mystery - Magic
Themes: Celebration - Humor

#7 of 10: vvb32 Reads (@vvb32reads) Themes: Love - Geniality
Themes: Comedy - Creativity
Themes: Hope - Light

#10 of 10: The Fluidity of Time (Twitter n/a)
Themes: Art - Beauty - Inspiration

Reader note: You're invited! Do you have a favorite tune for the winter season? Feel free to share some of your top tunes in the comments, maybe everyone will find a great new song to check out. Thanks so much for stopping by!


vvb32 reads said...

interesting duet. powerhouse-like.

Audra said...

That fits the theme of inspiration all right! Awesome selection!

Blodeuedd said...

Aww Pavarotti, cool

The Insouciant Sophisticate said...

Lovely song-very beautiful.

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