Tower of Song

Celebrating the Beginning of Spring at the Vernal Equinox: Lady Day’s Romance of New Beginnings –Ready for Listening

This is to announce the Gypsy Scholar’s celebration of the Vernal Equinox and the coming of the Spring season, which was broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 23, is now ready for listening on the “Archived Musical Essays” page of the Tower of Song website. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The Gypsy Scholar strongly recommends that you listen to the archived version of this musical essay on the Tower of Song “Archived Musical Essays” page (#6) and not through the music player on this page, because it’s uninterrupted and contains 2 extra songs that time didn’t permit playing.

The Vernal Equinox & the Celebration of the Spring Season

This is to announce the Gypsy Scholar’s next program, a celebration of the Vernal Equinox (March 20th) and the coming of the Spring season. It will be broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 23, on KUSPfm and kusp.org. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay. The playlist is available after the program.)

Friday, March 20 brought with it a celestial showcase, a trio of astronomical events: the Vernal Equinox at 3:45 p.m. (PDT), a Supermoon New Moon at 2:36 a.m. (PDT), and a total Solar Eclipse at 2:46 a.m. (PDT).

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The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 3 –Ready For Listening

This is to announce that the GS’s musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 3”, which was broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 16th, on KUSPfm and kusp.org., is now ready for listening on the “Archived Musical Essays” page of the Tower of Song website. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The Gypsy Scholar strongly recommends that you listen to the archived version of this musical essay on the Tower of Song “Archived Musical Essays” page (#6) and not through the music player on this page, because it’s uninterrupted and contains extra songs that time didn’t permit playing.

The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 3

This is to announce that the GS’s new musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 3”, will be broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 16, on KUSPfm and kusp.org. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay. The playlist is available after the program.)

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The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 2 –Ready For Listening

This is to announce that the GS’s new musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 2”, which was broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 9th, on KUSPfm and kusp.org., is now ready for listening on the “Archived Musical Essays” page of the Tower of Song website. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The Gypsy Scholar strongly recommends that you listen to the archived version of this musical essay on the Tower of Song “Archived Musical Essays” page (#6) and not through the music player on this page, because it’s uninterrupted and contains two extra songs that time didn’t permit playing.

The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 2

This is to announce that the GS’s new musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 2”, will be broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 9, on KUSPfm and kusp.org. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay. The playlist is available after the program.)

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Since Daylight Savings Time kicked in today and the GS always feels he can do well without it, here’s a very informative article on the history of why DST, why clocks are shifted back and forth, and the complicated problems it causes when world-wide (or even nation-wide) time synchronization is needed. Oddly enough, the writer advocates for temporal uniformity not doing away with DST, but instituting it year around!

http://www.vox.com/2014/10/29/7083837/daylight-saving-time-year-round

The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 1 –Ready For Listening

This is to announce that the GS’s new musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 1”, which was broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 2nd, on KUSPfm and kusp.org., is now ready for listening on the “Archived Musical Essays” page of the Tower of Song website. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The Gypsy Scholar strongly recommends that you listen to the archived version of this musical essay on the Tower of Song “Archived Musical Essays” page (#6) and not through the music player on this page, because it’s uninterrupted and contains two extra songs that time didn’t permit playing.

The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 1

This is to announce that the GS’s new musical essay series, “The Shamanic Journey to the North Pole Star & The Golden-Age Arctic Homeland, Pt. 1”, will be broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning, March 2nd, on KUSPfm and kusp.org. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay. The playlist is available after the program.)

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The New Year & Rebirth In Archaic Myth & Ritual, Pt. 7 –Ready for Listening

This is to announce the Gypsy Scholar’s musical essay series, “The New Year & Rebirth In Archaic Myth & Ritual, Pt. 7” (2/23/15), is now ready for listening on the “Archived Musical Essays” page of the Tower of Song website. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

New Year & Rebirth

The New Year & Rebirth In Archaic Myth & Ritual, Pt. 7

This is to announce that the GS’s musical essay series, “The New Year & Rebirth In Archaic Myth & Ritual, Pt. 7”, will be broadcast / webcast at midnight Sunday night / Monday morning February 23rd on KUSPfm and kusp.org. (Check out the “Playlists & Images” page of the Tower of Song website for the playlist and thematic images that go-with this musical essay. The playlist is available after the program.)

New Year & Rebirth