The Picnic Grounds

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Re: The Picnic Grounds

Post by Arvi » March 11th, 2012, 6:14 pm

maertha wrote:I just came across a film about the ancient singing tradition in modern Estonia. I don´t know if somebody has already mentioned it here?
I like this music. :headroll:

Regilaul. Songs of the Ancient Sea

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"On the shores of the Gulf of Finland, the ancient Finno-Ugric peoples originated a singing tradition of mysterious power called the Regilaul. These songs are the roots of Estonia’s renowned singing culture. Based on the continuous repetition of eight-syllable verses, they produce a haunting sound able to connect the fleeting present with the eternal circle of life. Against the stunning setting of modern Estonia, this film explores how Regi songs still fire the imagination today, weaving together people and nature through song."

More information and trailer: http://www.regilaul-film.com/en/home.html

Another (somewhat different :mrgreen: ) one: Raua needmine

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Post by leonia » March 11th, 2012, 10:59 pm

maertha wrote: Regilaul. Songs of the Ancient Sea
More information and trailer: http://www.regilaul-film.com/en/home.html
Sounds interesting and I found there are resemblances to the Bulgarian Women's Choires (former The Mystere de la voix Bulgares). Maybe people in pre-christian-times sang like that everywhere in Europe (I have folksongs from sicily and balkan-countries with some similarity as well).


Carmel Macdoum, get well soon!!!!!!

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Post by Kitty KCMO » March 12th, 2012, 2:32 am

Thank you, Jo, for checking about Macdoum for us. I was a bit worried that we had not heard anything from her since she wrote that she felt like a Mac truck had run over her. I hope she is soon feeling more able to participate in these forums.
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Post by macdoum » March 12th, 2012, 11:54 pm

Carmel a member of SHOW .. I hope you love birds too. Its economical. It saves going to heaven.
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Post by Jo UK » March 13th, 2012, 12:27 am

macdoum wrote::wave: This is my song;

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/05/11 ... age/01.swf

.. :rolleyes: see... :nod:
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Welcome back.
You have survived :bow:

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Post by Pitti » March 13th, 2012, 12:37 am

macdoum wrote::wave: This is my song;

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/05/11 ... age/01.swf

.. :rolleyes: see... :nod:
:laugh:


Hello macdoum :wave:

I hope, you feel well and I wish you a speedy recovery!

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Post by maertha » March 13th, 2012, 9:50 pm

Welcome back, macdoum! :D :wave:


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Post by maertha » March 13th, 2012, 9:53 pm

leonia wrote: Sounds interesting and I found there are resemblances to the Bulgarian Women's Choires (former The Mystere de la voix Bulgares). Maybe people in pre-christian-times sang like that everywhere in Europe
My thoughts exactly, leonia.


@Arvi: I know this concert :whistling: :mrgreen: .

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Post by Olga » March 14th, 2012, 1:09 am

:laugh: Welcome back, macdoum!! :laugh:

I was thinking about you but... :dunno: Nice to see you anyway!
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Post by heidu » March 14th, 2012, 1:21 pm

To members from Belgium
Just looking at the news for the first time today. SO SORRY for the big big tragedy :cry:
I am thinking of you all and today tears are floating. Love you all

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Post by Flex » March 14th, 2012, 4:22 pm

we are also shocked!
The parents of the children come today with 2 military jet into Switzerland
the half live consists of arrangement, subordination and regulation

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Post by Pitti » March 14th, 2012, 8:55 pm

I´ve heard it in the radio and saw the pictures on tv.
It is an unspeakable tragedy and I feel so sorry!

My thoughts are with the families, who lost their children.

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Post by Lussi05 » March 14th, 2012, 9:16 pm

It's a terrible tragedy, I have no words...
My condolences to those who have lost their loved ones.

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Post by Felis silvestris » March 14th, 2012, 9:46 pm

I was horrified to hear about this accident! I don't know how many Belgian members this forum has, but I send my heartfelt condolences to the Belgian people and especially the parents! It's absolutely terrible to lose a child!
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Re: The Picnic Grounds

Post by Kitty KCMO » March 21st, 2012, 9:58 am

Felis, how does it go with Blacky these days? Has she continued to improve?
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Post by Felis silvestris » March 21st, 2012, 5:29 pm

Kitty KCMO wrote:Felis, how does it go with Blacky these days? Has she continued to improve?
Up and down, last week on Monday we reduced the medication and we had problems on Wednesday night. Thought we could solve it by phone (got "her" cardiologist on the phone late in the night!) by giving an extra dose of the dehydration medicine, but apparently it did not get out all the water, on Saturday noon I had to bring her to the clinic where she had to stay under surveillance for 24 hours again (even had to go into the oxygene box first as she got too agitated to even have an x-ray to begin with).
Otherwise, she is doing not bad, she is eating (even if it is still not really enough), she is taking part in our live, she has stopped her odd new habits like sleeping in the bath tub. Apart from being only skin and bones and having shaved front legs and tummy, she looks quite normal again! Poor thing had a bad dream last evening, was growling in her sleep ...
Thanks for asking! :wave:
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Post by Lussi05 » March 21st, 2012, 7:52 pm

Thank you for news about Blacky,Felis, I have been wondering how she is doing :wave:

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Post by Manu » March 21st, 2012, 8:46 pm

Thank you for the news about Blacky, I thought often last days how Blacky is doing.

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Post by Felis silvestris » March 21st, 2012, 10:06 pm

When Macdoum fell sick I felt that a human being is much more important than a cat. I hope that Carmel is feeling better now, I see her online now and then and read her a couple of times.

But it's really nice of you to ask! We do our best to make Blacky comfortable. I think at the moment she is as well as possible, even if there are setbacks. The main goal at the moment is to keep the water out of her lungs (and have her eating at the same time).

I have made a photo, already some weeks back, when we had the first really nice and warm day

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Re: The Picnic Grounds

Post by alice44 » March 21st, 2012, 10:44 pm

I understand how you feel, but our pets get us through the tough times and comfort us when we are sick and so we like to know your cat is doing better.

And such a cute picture.

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