Tag Archives: Romantic

Sonic Gems: Sade – Promise

In 1982, the English band Sade formed.  This band combined elements of soul, quiet storm, smooth jazz and sophisticated pop music.  The band arose from the Latin soul band Pride.  The original members consisted of Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Paul … Continue reading

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Classical Guitar

The classical guitar or Spanish guitar is the concert guitar used within classical music and is a wooden guitar using nylon strings.  It is usually played using a fingerstyle approach plucking note with finger nails and sometimes finger tips to … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Courtin’ – James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor and diplomat. His work is associated with the Fireside poets – the first group of American poets to rival the British in their work.  Their use of conventional forms and … Continue reading

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