A FREE PUERTO RICO

Chess-King-CheckmateFREE PUERTO RICO

June 23, 2016

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/06/23/free-puerto-rico/qUWad71X9c8kNwGexNaIkO/story.html?event=event25

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

 

‘Do not make peace until we get Porto Rico,” Theodore Roosevelt wrote in 1898 to Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, his closest friend and political partner. Lodge’s answer was reassuring: “Porto Rico is not forgotten and we mean to have it.”

 

A few weeks after that exchange, American troops landed in Puerto Rico, seized it, and proclaimed it part of the United States. The colonial experiment has not gone well. By most standards — health, education, per capita income, rates of violent crime — Puerto Rico compares poorly to even the most backward US states. Now it is broke.

 

Puerto Rico’s governor has restricted withdrawals from the government development bank and placed the highway authority in a “state of emergency” so creditors cannot seize its assets. Hundreds of businesses have closed. Schools lack electricity. Hospitals have reduced their services. The Zika virus is spreading and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, may afflict one-fourth of the population by the end of this year. Planeloads of Puerto Ricans are emigrating each week, including many teachers and other professionals. The remaining population is older, poorer, and more in need of services the government cannot provide.

 

This parlous state of affairs is called “fiscal emergency.” Puerto Rico’s economy is shrinking, and it cannot service its $72 billion foreign debt. Last week the US Supreme Court ruled that although any of the 50 states may permit cities and utility agencies to declare bankruptcy and begin restructuring, Puerto Rico cannot. Congress is working to create a “control board” to direct the island’s finances, but even if it succeeds, the board will only address immediate issues, not the deeper problem.

 

Puerto Rico occupies an extraordinary position in the global cartography. It is property of the United States and its residents are US citizens, but they have no voting representative in Congress and may not cast ballots in presidential elections. As a result, Puerto Ricans must obey laws they play no role in shaping, follow the rulings of judges they have no role in appointing, and accept a range of US policies without being able to influence them. The island is called a “commonwealth,” an “unincorporated territory,” or a “free associated state,” but those are semantic tricks invented to disguise the fact that Puerto Rico is one of the world’s last colonies

 

In 1901 the Supreme Court ruled that Puerto Ricans are not entitled to the rights of other Americans. “The Constitution does not apply to foreign countries,” it found. “There may be territories subject to the jurisdiction of the United States which are not of the United States.” That principle still guides Washington’s relationship to Puerto Rico. Caught in seemingly eternal limbo — neither a state nor an independent country — the island is doomed to be ignored until trouble erupts. Even if fiscal and social catastrophe can be temporarily avoided, the central question remains.

 

The operation in which the United States seized Puerto Rico was an afterthought. Puerto Ricans had just accepted a far-reaching autonomy agreement with Spain and installed an elected government, but that meant nothing to American invaders of 1898. The United States had defeated Spain on the battlefield in Cuba, and expansionists in Washington reasoned that by the principle of war conquest, the United States had won the right to own Puerto Rico, the last remaining Spanish colony in the Western Hemisphere.

 

As is often the case after Americans intervene abroad, we quickly forgot about Puerto Rico. Sugar companies took over much of the island’s land, depriving many small farmers of their income. In the 1950s, embarrassed by terrible conditions in Puerto Rico, Congress enacted a series of measures aimed at making it a “showcase” for American beneficence and a “shining star” in the Caribbean. That created a short boom, followed by a long decline that led to poverty and a culture of dependence. Puerto Ricans pay no federal income tax, and more than one-third of them receive food stamps.

 

In a 2012 plebiscite, 54 percent of Puerto Ricans pronounced themselves opposed to the island’s current political status. They disagree on whether statehood or independence would be a better alternative. Congress, however, is highly unlikely to accept Puerto Rico as the 51st state. That makes sense. When asked their nationality, Puerto Ricans usually reply “Puerto Rican,” not “American.” Most do not speak English. They send their own team to the Olympic Games and are even more passionate than Texans in guarding their native heritage.

 

Puerto Rico has a population of 3.5 million, larger than that of 20 American states. Holding it was considered essential during the Cold War, but that argument has evaporated. The current political arrangement has failed to serve the needs of either Puerto Ricans or mainland Americans. Since Congress is not prepared to admit Puerto Rico to the union, it should consider laying the groundwork for decolonization and eventual independence.

 

Arguments about the 1898 invasion — and whether Puerto Ricans would have been better off without American tutelage — are now the province of historians. Charges that Puerto Rican leaders bear much blame for creating today’s crisis, though true, are also beside the point. This crisis is a disaster for the island and an unwelcome distraction in Washington. It will prove a blessing in disguise, however, if it leads us finally to address the root cause of Puerto Rico’s trouble: its eternally uncertain political status.

 

Stephen Kinzer is a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. He is also an award-winning author and foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.” He was Latin America correspondent for The Boston Globe, and then spent more than 20 years working for the New York Times, with extended postings in Nicaragua, Germany, and Turkey. He is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. His most recent book is “The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War.”

Follow him on Twitter @stephenkinzer.

 

 

 

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ARMY BASIC TRAINING 2001

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/101776134373/

Searching for members of the BCT unit A-1-46, 1st PLT

Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment in Ft. Knox, Kentucky.

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“LEAD TO VICTORY”

We trained from 20 JUL 2001 to 20 SEPT 2001.

 

SFC Curtis L. Knapp – DS

https://www.facebook.com/curtis.knapp.5

 

SSG Jemse L. Cruz – DS

https://www.facebook.com/jemse.cruz

 

THOSE WHO SIMPLY WON’T TALK TO US

 

1SGT Michael Kimble

https://www.facebook.com/michael.kimble.397

 

DS Jeremy Keene

https://www.facebook.com/jeremy.keene.5

 

DS Lonnie Clary

https://www.facebook.com/lonnie.clary.5

 

DS Terrance Blackwell

https://www.facebook.com/terrence.l.blackwell

 

DS Harold Hall (“There WILL be consequences. There WILL be repercussions”)

https://www.facebook.com/harold.h.hall.hhh

 

DS Patrick Spence

https://www.facebook.com/patrick.spence.378

 

DS Chris Brewton

https://www.facebook.com/chris.brewton

 

Michael McCloskey

https://www.facebook.com/michael.reid.mccloskey

 

Fabian Zuluaga

https://www.facebook.com/fabian.zuluaga.562

 

Terrance Walker

https://www.facebook.com/terrence.walker3

 

Shabbar Robinson

https://www.facebook.com/shabbar.robinson

 

Rev. Joseph Flint

Join Joseph on “THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE” on WCEG TALK RADIO as he provides a fresh “accountability to the people” political format along with conversations with various elected officials.

https://www.facebook.com/JoeFlint

http://wcegtalkradio.com/artist/peoples-choice/

 

Denelle L. Robinson (San Antonio, TX)

This was the guy who was in 1st and he was selling candy at $5.00/each after stealing the candy from the Chow Hall… and then he went AWOL… and returned after we got back from FTX…

https://www.facebook.com/denelle.l.robinson

 

Matthew Sedlak – “THE LOSER”

https://www.facebook.com/matt.sedlak.1

 

Tony Ware

https://www.facebook.com/tony.ware.98

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So many memories…
DS Spence’s “Pick ‘em/Drop ‘em”

DS Harold Hoang Hall… incredibly witty: “There WILL be consequences. There WILL be repercussions”. He had an answer for everything.
DS Cedric McClean trashing his own office, and 2nd Platoon’s whole area because he couldn’t find something.

How do you perform First Aid on a guy with a snake bite on his penis? Break his back and let him suck his own dick.

4th Platoon’s Keene, Clary & Spence… When 4th Platoon won the highest PT award, nobody envied them… They spent more time on their faces than on their feet. One day they were told to smoke themselves… they’re running, screaming and laughing. Poor bastards, they finally lost their minds.

PVT Robinson, who was allegedly stealing candy from the Chow Hall and selling snicker bars for $5.00 a piece… and then went AWOL… We watch as the DS found all those sweet stuff in his locker. Nobody slept that night as they tore the barracks apart looking for snickers, skittles and honey buns. Robinson returned just in time to watch us graduate, talking about having a heart murmur. For those of us that thought that no one would be foolish enough to pay $5.00 for a Snickers… Robinson had a roll of 5 dollar bills in his pocket when he was caught. I found him and now he deactivated his profile…

https://www.facebook.com/denelle.l.robinson

When one guy stabbed another guy 9 times with a PEN. Over a racist remark cause one guy wanted to wash clothes during duty hours. Then I bumped into him later at Ft. Lee… he graduated…

Alas, poor PVT Sedlak. We knew him well. He alleged that he was molested as a child and that seeing all these guys together in the shower brought back painful memories for him… LOS.( LINE OF SIGHT)
PVT Gaymon and his “Fifi”… yuck. The only PVT ordered to use boxers. He yanked himself into a really bad case of jock rash.
I created this page and set myself upon the task of finding all the former members of 1st PLT, A-1/46. I found most of them and all of our DS except DS Corey Wilson.

15 years after graduating from BCT, some people have no interest in revisiting the past, I guess. Maybe not everyone has pleasant memories of these times.

My only regret is not having found DS Corey Wilson. I can almost hear him laughing while we smoke ourselves…

I found my battle buddy, Ozzie Santos on Twitter (ozboi83)… We’ve chatted a bit, and I’m glad. It is to him that I owe my graduation. He pulled that M249 SAW out of my hands when I was going to pass out on that last 15K march. All those years later I haven’t forgotten that single act of comraderie that saved my ass.

I have left invitations for Fabian Zuluaga, Jermaine Basley, Joseph Flint, Terrence Walker, Michael McCloskey, Tony Ware, Pierre Johnson and Shabbar Robinson.

As for McClean, Blackwell, Brewton, Clary, Keene and Spence… Well… I’ve written letters inviting them to the page, but I doubt they’ll give a rat’s ass about a bunch of privates who want to relive BCT. Also, these guys probably don’t want us to know what they’re doing after leaving the service…

On the other hand, I once found an old co-worker on Facebook who never answered my letters. I later discovered she had died a few years before… so you never know.

But I am keeping my fingers crossed and hoping that Harold Hoang Hall will answer my letter.

 

The food and the classical music in NBC’s Hannibal

 

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The classical music in NBC’s Hannibal

http://hannibalsmusic.tumblr.com/episodes

 

 

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Episode 1 – “Apéritif”

An apéritif is an alcoholic beverage usually served before a meal to stimulate the appetite, and is therefore usually dry rather than sweet..

 

“Apéritif” may also refer to a snack that precedes a meal. This includes an amuse-bouche, such as crackers, cheese, pâté or olives.

 

Bach, Goldberg variations (Aria)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk3_yBLJMAk&index=36&list=PLDmEUv4WWh2lB6PcjDYFRgDCeg0ILrzMJ

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An amuse-bouche is a single, bite-sized hors d’œuvre. Amuse-bouches are different from appetizers in that they are not ordered from a menu by patrons, but are served gratis and according to the chef’s selection alone. These, often accompanied by a complementing wine, are served both to prepare the guest for the meal and to offer a glimpse into the chef’s approach to the art of cuisine. The term is French, literally translated as “mouth amuser”

 

  1. J.S. Bach, Concerto for harpsichord, 2 flutes, strings & continuo No. 6 in F major BWV 1057 – I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQwGP0pKRmU

 

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No.4, BWV 1049 – I. Allegro (Dinner with Jack Crawford)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0epKZVSwac

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Episode 4 – “Œuf”

Œufs, eggs in English, are ubiquitous in French cooking. Not only as a supporting player, but also as the star performer. In a country that has traditionally eaten a light breakfast, eggs make their appearance during lunch and dinner. Where Americans think of eggs mostly as a breakfast item, the French welcome them in a multitude of forms as part of l’entrée, the starter, or le plat, the main course.

 

  1. Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring (Hannibal tries Graham’s piano)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq1q6u3mLSM

 

  1. Chopin, Nocturne in B Major Op. 32, No. 1 (A beer with Alana)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dews99_wuow

 

  1. Chopin, Nocturne in E-flat major, Op.9 No.2, Andante (Eating with Jack Crawford again.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDSxPiFOrEY

 

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Cauliflower-Puree-780x300Episode 5 – “Coquilles”

A seafood or chicken dish baked with a sauce and usually served in a scallop shell or a shell-shaped serving dish

 

Mozart, Adagio from the Clarinet Concerto in A major (Dinner with the Crawfords)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QAAZ29cvfU

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EntreeEpisode 6 – “Entrée”

An entrée is a dish served before the main course, or between two principal courses of a meal.

Chopin, Ballade No. 1 in G minor (Dinner with Alana Bloom and Dr. Chilton)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GALhck-5utE

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Episode 7 – “Sorbet”

Sorbet is a frozen dessert made from sweetened water with flavoring (typically fruit juice or fruit purée, wine, and/or liqueur, and very rarely honey).

 

  1. Handel, “Piangerò la sorte mia” (“I Shall Lament my Fate”) – Aria from the opera “Giulio Cesare in Egitto” (Concert for Hunger Relief)

 

“And yet thus in a single day do I lose splendor and greatness?

Ah wicked fate!

Caesar, my handsome sovereign, is probably dead.

Cornelius and Sextus are defenseless, nor do they know how to give me assistance.

Oh God, there doesn’t remain any hope for my life.

I shall lament my fate, so cruel and so wicked, as long as I have life in [my] breast.

But when I am dead, from all around, having become a ghost, I will haunt the tyrant, both night and day.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7clqMMql7A

 

  1. Mozart, Requiem in D minor. Lacrimosa (Waiting for Will Graham)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-kJVmEWWV8

 

  1. Gounod, Ronde du veau d’or – from Faust (Preparing the meat)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x66TYd9nAMI

 

  1. Chopin, Prelude Op. 28 No. 13 in F-sharp major, lento (A special beer for Alana)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGKSsLUPss8

 

  1. Verdi, Coro di profughi scozzesi: Patria oppressa! – from Macbeth (Emergency surgery)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SCivrsx-vI

 

  1. Vivaldi, Le Quattro Stagioni. L’inverno. Largo (Cooking for the reception)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtVlfisEWEs

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Episode 8 – “Fromage”

French cheese – Fromage is an alternative to the outdated savory course, and may be served before or after the sweet course. It is usually served with butter, crackers and occasionally celery. Gouda, Camembert and Cheddar are some examples of cheese. All types of cheese may be offered together with appropriate accompaniments, the ideal cheese board will combine hard, semi-hard, soft or cream, blue and fresh cheese.

  1. Christian Petzold, Minuet in G BWV-anh 114 & 115 from the notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach, formerly attributed to J.S. Bach. (Tobias teaches cello)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8lrZEJhQ3E

 

  1. Mendelssohn, Intermezzo from a Midsummer Night’s Dream (Dinner with Tobias)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PebGmrBYVMw

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02POUR-jumboEpisode 9 – “Trou Normand”

Le trou normand, or “the Norman hole” is the northern French tradition of a small drink of brandy, usually Calvados, between courses to settle the stomach and reawaken the palate.

  1. Hildegard von Bingen, O Euchari in Leta Via (Hannibal at his desk)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctx5fo-8DTI

 

  1. Beethoven, Sonata for piano No. 8, “Pathétique” – Adagio cantábile (Dinner with Graham, Hobbs and Lounds)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuN3yCmHb_U

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Episode 10 – “Buffet Froid”

A meal set out on a cold buffet at which guests help themselves

 

  1. J.S. Bach, Prelude No. 1 in C major (BWV 846) (Dinner with Dr. Sutcliffe)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veF-yf1qYHc

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Roti 20033Episode 11 – “Rôti”

Rôti – meaning Roast – was the 9th course in the French Classical Menu.

At this stage the balance of the courses is gradually returning from heavy to light. It is the course which is consisting of roast game or poultry chicken, turkey, pheasant, duck, quail. Each of these dishes is accompanied by its own particular sauce & gravy with green salad, served separately on a crescent shape dish or half-moon salad plate.

 

  1. Debussy, “Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir” (Dinner with Dr. Chilton)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slQA0eTA-AY

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Also known as “piece de resistance”. This is the main meat course on the menu, releves are normally larger than entrees and take the form of butcher’s joints which have to be carved. These joints are normally roasted. A sauce or a roast gravy with potatoes and green vegetables are always served with this course.

Beethoven, ‘Ghost trio’ op. 70 No. 1, Largo assai ed espressivo (In Bedelia Du Maurier’s kitchen)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7ROVc7VAMY

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Episode 13 – “Savoureux”

A dish of pungent taste, such as anchovies on toast or pickled fruit. They are served hot on toast or as savory soufflé. welsh rarebit, scotch woodcock and canape diane are some of the examples.

Patick Cassidy, Vide cor meum (Last scene)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRsnMGA5H1k

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Second Course

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Season 2, Episode 1 – Kaiseki (懐石)

Kaiseki is a type of art form that balances the taste, texture, appearance, and colors of food. To this end, only fresh seasonal ingredients are used and are prepared in ways that aim to enhance their flavor. Local ingredients are often included as well. Finished dishes are carefully presented on colorful plates that are chosen to enhance both the appearance and the seasonal theme of the meal. Dishes are beautifully arranged and garnished, often with real leaves and flowers, as well as edible garnishes designed to resemble natural plants and animals.

  1. Schubert, impromptu No. 3 in B flat major D. 935 (Dinner with Jack Crawford)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9EIqjT8Fs0

 

  1. Mendelssohn, Songs without words op. 19 No. 1 (Dinner with Frederick Chilton)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYISvazyFA8

 

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Season 2, Episode 2 – Sakizuke (先付)

An appetizer (often a bite-sized hors d’œuvre)

  1. Bach, Mass in B minor BWV 232 : Dona nobis pacem (Hannibal discovers the “Eye Mural”)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_hBobqsOy4

 

  1. Beethoven, Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 – 2. Molto vivace (Hannibal making ossobuco)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tn4lk8fRskA

cr11culezSeason 2, Episode 3 – Hassun (八寸)

The second course that sets the theme of the meal. Includes several small side dishes.

  1. Mozart, Don Giovanni – “Dalla sua pace” (Will and Hannibal dressing up)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJehB1g5NlE

 

  1. Beethoven, Piano Trio in B flat major, Op. 97 “Archduke”: Andante cantabile   (Hannibal and Jack have a drink)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa51TP1dC_A

 

  1. Chopin, Prelude No.4 in E minor, op. 28, ‘Suffocation’ – Largo (Jack, Hannibal and Will, each alone)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuPGDnzTx5Y

 

297da39a6e6baae6d3483c0e8719f12cSeason 2, Episode 4 – Sakizuki (先附)

An appetizer similar to the French amuse-bouche.

img_4599Season 2, Episode 5 – Mukozuke (向付) Seasonal sashimi.

  1. Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15, Scenes From Childhood -I- Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (Making breakfast)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t5-snCH0Ro

  1. Claude Debussy, “La Cathédrale Engloutie” (Breakfast with Crawford)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN3S2LMF6Oc

  1. Chopin, Nocturne No.7 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1 (A drink with Chilton)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXqRm697eA4

 

DSC_6761Season 2,, Episode 6 – Futamono (蓋物)

A small dish served in a container with a lid. Often a soup.

  1. Forqueray, Suite No. 4 – III. Sarabande: La D’Aubonne (The piece Hannibal composes at the harpsichord)
  2. Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words, Op.85 No.4 in D-dur – Andante sostenuto: (Cooking with Alana Bloom)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UJHB9_2zlk

 

  1. Johann Strauss II, Liebeslieder op. 114 (Hannibal cooking for the dinner party)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ss-G3SCIjk

 

  1. Beethoven, String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18/3 -III- Allegro (played at the dinner party)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VJz7WpLwSs

 

  1. Euphemia Allen, The Celebrated Chop Waltz (Hannibal and Alana play the harpsichord)

 

  1. “Rondo in D minor” by Brian Reitzell and Dave Palmer (Hannibal plays the harpsichord alone)

 

  1. Mozart, Piano sonata No. 11 in A major -I- Andante grazioso (Cooking for Gideon)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp_h649sZ9A

 

  1. Mozart, Piano Quartet No.2 in E♭, K493, 2: Larghetto (Dinner with Abel Gideon)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs0HyzNLF9s

9168133703_9be191902f_bSeason 2, Episode 7 – Yakimono (焼物) – Grilled seasonal fish.

  1. Bach, Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004 -IV- Gigue (In the interrogation room)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJLjt2lwSxk

 

  1. Bach, Suite for cello no. 2 in D minor, bwv 1008 I. Prélude (Hannibal having a glass of wine)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNiHcxIzACs

SuzakanaSeason 2, Episode 8 – Su-zakana(酢肴)

A small dish (vinegar based) to clean the palate.

  1. Beethoven, Piano concerto No. 1, First Movement: Allegro con brio (Hannibal kills and guts the trout)and Second Movement: Largo (Dinner with Jack and Will)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zns6-njnqB8

 

  1. Fauré, Requiem – In Paradisum (In Hannibal’s car)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvBbvxo5W-Y

ShiizakanaSeason 2, Episode 9 – Shiizakana (強肴)

Usually a hot pot dish.

  1. Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 – 1. Introitus: Requiem Aeternam – Kyrie (Final scene)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AninStSGe8I

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Season 2, Episode 10 – Naka-choko(酢肴)

A small acidic soup used to clean the palate.

  1. Chopin, Prélude, op. 28 no. 15 “Raindrop” in D-flat major

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmXjrkdQatw

 

  1. Mahler, Symphony No. 5 – Adagietto, sehr langsam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLHcUxrCg00

 

0180000000052Season 2, Episode 11 – Ko No Mono(香の物) Seasonal pickles.

 

img2991Season 2, Episode 12 – Tome-Wan (止椀)

A basic offering of rice and miso soup. Served at the end to make sure that you’re not still hungry. People often don’t eat this course. Kaiseki tends to be filling.

  1. Mozart, Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 5 in A major, K.219 – Adagio (Dinner with Jack)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWvboBwL4Y4

 

  1. Chopin, Prelude op. 28 No.2 (Will Cooking)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfueYtdy9iE

 

  1. Faure, Pie Jesu, from Requiem (Hannibal drawing)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTf14maKtT8

9173581081_b18291f6ca_bSeason 2, Episode 13 – Mizumono (水物) A small desert of fruit, confection or cake.

Verdi, Otello – “Ave Maria, piena de grazia” (Last Supper Promo)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VioPmdCOVWc

 

Scarlatti – Sonata in F minor, K466 (L118)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLXfBMY9vLU

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Third Course

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Episode 301 – “Antipasto”

The antipasto is a slightly heavier appetizer than an aperitivo. It is usually cold and lighter than the first course. Examples of foods eaten are salumi (such as salame, mortadella, prosciutto, bresaola and other charcuterie products), cheeses, sandwich-like foods (panino, bruschetta, tramezzino, crostino), vegetables, cold salmon or prawn cocktails; more elaborate dishes are occasionally prepared.

 

Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 21 in C, op. 53 “Waldstein,” III: Rondo (Meeting Dimmond)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XljW3y3bumg

 

Donizetti, Don Pasquale – Sogno soave e casto (In Dr. Fell‘s apartment)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh5IAiYPZEg

 

Debussy, Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Eating with Gideon, part 1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CipRfYTwd0s

 

Dvořák – Serenade In E, Op. 22, II: Tempo di Valse (Dancing with Bedelia)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZYhFKE5jak

 

Schubert: String Quintet in C major D. 956 (Meeting Sogliato)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FEODPzkKSw

 

Chopin, Prelude No.15 in D-flat Major. Sostenuto (Florentine connivers)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gV9gUeFHIw

 

Ravel, “Pavane pour une infante défunte” (Eating with Gideon, part 2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B45q0caSS0Y

 

Botticelli-primavera_assets_recipemedia_91_91Episode 302 – “Primavera”

Pasta Primavera, which translates to “Spring Pasta” in English, is a classic dish that uses a mixture of bright green vegetables mixed with pasta.

“Primavera” is also a 1482 tempera panel painting by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. Most critics agree that the painting, depicting a group of mythological figures in a garden, is allegorical for the lush growth of Spring.

Since 1919 the painting has been part of the collection of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.

Fauré, Requiem – Pie Jesu (Hobbs)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NaJRt4qVL4

 

FilettoEpisode 303 – “Secondo”

This second course may include different meats and types of fish, including turkey, sausage, pork, steak, stew, beef, zampone, salt cod, stockfish, salmon, lobster, lamb, chicken, or a roast.

 

Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, II. Adagio – (Dinner with Sogliato)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSWOmKGVw2k

 

Mendelssohn | Symphony n°3 in A minor “Scottish”, Andante con moto – Allegro un poco agitato – (Cooking for the Albizzis)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLnMWxwhwWI

 

Donizetti, Don Pasquale, “Tornami a dir che m’ami” – (Dinner with the Albizzis)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5Jkqfq9YNE

 

Satie, Fantaisie Valse (Hannibal playing the piano)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiVp6dnOjyQ

 

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Episode 304 – “Aperitivo”

 

Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46 – 05 – Åse’s Death

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVmuKmV81RY

 

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Allegory of Peace and Justice

by Corrado Giaquinto (1703-1766)

Episode 305 – “Contorno”

A contorno is a side dish and it’s commonly served alongside a secondo. These usually consist of vegetables, raw or cooked, hot or cold. They are always served in a separate dish, never on the same plate as the meat

 

Mozart, Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major – III. Allegretto grazioso

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Yx_qoqDbFI

 

Rossini, La gazza ladra, Overture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezt0R12pEQg

 

 

Dolce-pastries6835_resizeEpisode 306 – “Dolce”

Next follows the dolce, or dessert. Frequent dishes include tiramisu, zuppa inglese, panna cotta, cake or pie, panettone or pandoro (the last two are mainly served at Christmas time) and the Colomba Pasquale (an Easter cake). A gelato or a sorbetto can be eaten too. Though there are nationwide desserts, popular across Italy, many regions and cities have local specialities. In Naples, for instance, zeppole and rum baba are popular; in Sicily, cassata and cannoli are commonly consumed; mostarda, on the other hand, is more of a Northern dish.

 

Franz Schubert – Adagio in E flat, D. 897 ‘Notturno’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9sd1N4Ssd4

 

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Fodor’s Travel Eat Like An Italian

Episode 307 – “Digestivo”

The digestivo, also called ammazzacaffè if served after the coffee, is the drink to conclude the meal. Drinks such as grappa, amaro, limoncello or other fruit/herbal drinks are drunk. Digestivo indicates that the drinks served at this time are meant to ease digestion of a long meal.

 

WA Mozart, Piano Concerto #21 In C “Elvira Madigan” – 2. Andante

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4eDInaDigw

 

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64 – Andante cantabile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az036JurOUk

 

 

reddra10Episode 308 – “The Great Red Dragon”

 

Mozart, “Alleluja” from Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjJ1GshzRnA

 

 

 

Episode 309 “…And the Woman Clothed with the Sun“

 

Chopin, Prélude op. 28 No. 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS-tGz7UXEw

 

 

Episode 310 “…And the Woman Clothed in Sun”

 

Debussy, Arabesque N°1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=899wKzz9r-k

 

 

Episode 311 “… And the Beast from the Sea”

 

Debussy, “La fille aux cheveux de lin”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzZaHUlYpSw

 

 

Episode 312 “The Number of the Beast is 666″

 

Mozart, Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 – I. Allegro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qresYQSr5Q

 

 

Episode 313 “The Wrath of the Lamb”

Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin

 

 

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