Thankful for great books by great conductors about a great composer. 010214. Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach by John Eliot Gardiner

J. S. Bach

The Musical Signature of Bach

J.S. Bach playing the organ. [An article on the life, music, and legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach.]

Bach's grave

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach by John Eliot Gardiner – review | Books | The Observer

The Importance Of Music To Girls By Lavinia Greenlaw #urbanoutfitters

Photographic portrait of Dostoevsky, inscribed 1880

Brian Eno: Visual Music by Christopher Scoates,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1452108498/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_cB93sb1Z9JNK7HFV

Portrait of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind (circa 1845) by artist J. L. Asher.

His music reminds me so much of my dad and my childhood. He was my dads favorite singer and soon became mine. I'm so thankful that we got to see him in concert this summer!!

Self portrait of Joni Mitchell. I like how she paints, writes and sings songs. In other words, I'm a fan.

© Cecil Beaton, 1947, Portrait of Marlon Brando This photo was published in the book “The Essential Cecil Beaton - Photographs 1920-1970” (published by Schirmer/Mosel).

St Cecilia by Guido Reni, 1606 - I always find it interesting how artists project their idea of "the beautiful woman" onto their representations of saints... in this case, the patron saint of musicians and Church music.

Portrait of a Singer - Michael Sowa

The Cast Of Broadway’s "Of Mice And Men" Celebrates John Steinbeck’s Birthday

Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong.

Vintage folk song book spines. #reading #books

‘How to Read a Novelist’: John Freeman’s engaging book “How to Read a Novelist” collects his encounters with authors over the years, from literary lions to emerging young stars. | The Seattle Times

Vintage Book Cover

heaveninawildflower: Orchids: Their Culture and Management by Hopkins Rare Books, Manuscripts, Archives on Flickr. Orchids: Their Culture and Management. London, 1903.