June from Tchaikovsky's The Seasons
Chopin Etude, Op. 10 Nr. 4
12 months in a year. 12 musical gems by the Russian master Tchaikovsky.
For him, June represented being in a flow state, like water. Does it give you that feeling too?
Take a listen.
"The expression of a restless fierce, almost savage, grim raging: The image of tossed up ocean waves breaking on a rocky coast, thundering and foaming, their spray splashing upwards, licking the rocks and quickly flowing down again.."
#1 A Tale of Foreign Lands and People: “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.’ Winnie the Poo.
#2 A Curious Story: "When you're curious you find lots of interesting things to do" Walt Disney.
#3 Blind Man's Bluff: "Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire."
#4 Pleading Child: "If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear." Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne
#5 Happy Enough: "Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day." Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne
#6 An Important Event: "Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." Dr. Seuss
# 7 Dreaming: "A dream is a wish your heart makes." Walt Disney
#8- At the Fireside: "Don't you love a cushioned seat in the corner, by the fire, with slippers on your feet?" Oliver Holmes
#9- Knight of the Hobbyhorse: "I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life." Paulo Coelho
#10- Almost Too Serious: "Don't take life too seriously and always find time to laugh. Because laughter not only adds years to your life but adds more life to your years."
#11: Frightening: "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." John 14:27
#12: Child Falling Asleep: "Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. Angels watch me through the night. And wake me with the morning light."