"Joy and pleasure are as real as pain and sorrow and one must learn what they have to teach. . . ." -- Sean Russell, from Gatherer of Clouds

"If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right." -- Helyn D. Goldenberg

"I love you and I'm not afraid." -- Evanescence, "My Last Breath"

“If I hear ‘not allowed’ much oftener,” said Sam, “I’m going to get angry.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien, from Lord of the Rings

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Culture Break: Qntal: Entre moi et mon amin

I had an early appointment yesterday and never got back on line, so here's yesterday's "Culture Break" offering.

Qntal is another one of those groups that uses a lot of medieval material for their music, and, like Eurythymics and and a few other "groups", is basically a female singer and one or two guys playing all the instruments. Like Corvus Corax, they were very big in the Berlin club scene a few years ago. This is from Qntal III, subtitled "Tristan und Isolde":

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