Einstein’s Theory Of Equality

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Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated.

“There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States,” he said. “That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. And, I do not intend to be quiet about it.”

        …and, he wasn’t.

Einstein's Theory Of Equality

Although he had a fear of speaking in public, he made all the effort he could to spread the word of equality, denouncing racism and segregation and becoming a huge proponent of civil rights even before the term became fashionable. Einstein was a member of several civil rights groups (including the Princeton chapter of the NAACP).

What a man!

Source: Craig Lowery II for Last Words.

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Diary of a Song: Secrets

Check out the newest post by wonderful composer and pianist Jennifer Thomas, right here >>>

Musical Meanderings

This is the tenth of a series of blog posts entitled “Diary of a Song“, where I share the stories behind each of the songs from my latest album “Illumination“.

At the end of each post, I also include a link to buy the sheet music, and the MP3 download.

Secrets

(From the artwork in the CD booklet)

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There really is no huge story behind this song and why I chose to arrange it for my album – other than the fact that I love the group OneRepublic and think that their music is utterly amazing. It is also very musical and classical in some respects.  For example, when I listened to the cello part on their recording of “Secrets”, in my head I heard influences from the Bach Cello Suite in G.  Hence the reason I decided to incorporate themes from the Suite into my rendition…

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