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On this day in music history: April 6, 1956 - The Capitol Tower in Hollywood, CA is dedicated. The newly opened headquarters for Capitol Records, located at 1750 Vine Street (near the famous corner of Hollywood and Vine) is a thirteen story circular building by architect Welton Beckett (Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Pan Pacific Auditorium, The Beverly Hilton), designed to look like a giant stack of records on a spindle. The blinking light on top of the building spells out the word “Hollywood” in Morse Code since the buildings’ official opening. It was temporarily changed to blink “Capitol 50” to celebrate the labels’ fiftieth anniversary in 1992. Since then it has returned to its original message. Besides  the labels business offices, it also houses three world class recording studios (with echo chambers designed by musician and technical innovator Les Paul) that remain highly in demand to this day. Also known as “the house that Nat built” (after musician Nat King Cole), The Capitol Tower becomes an iconic structure in Hollywood, and is added to the List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles in November of 2006.

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Instagram post by Daniela Mars • Mar 11, 2017 at 1:27pm UTC
457 Likes, 7 Comments - Daniela Mars (@danielamarsflute) on Instagram: “Fantasic concert in Munich - Mendelssohn's violin/flute concerto beautifully performed by…”

Throwback to when I was in Munich and watched Jasmine Choi play Mendelssohn’s Violin concerto… I have watched the video of hr performance with the Seoul Philharmonic orchestra about 238957278 times, so to finally watch it live was such a joy!!! :) she is such an inspiration.

Please submit photos of yourself and your instrument for a "Beautiful humans and their instruments" project!🎼🌱

The photoset I just reblogged from the gorgeous, brassy goddess @madmadymae has inspired me to do a thing:
“Beautiful humans and their instruments" tag
Music is so important and I want to encourage everyone no matter your talent or experience to love what you do, work hard to get better, and be PROUD of yourself for it. Spread your musical pride by submitting photos of yourselves and your instrument/s or by tagging your posts with “beautiful humans and their instruments”. Reblog this to get more participants, please! You’re all lovely and I can’t wait to see everyone!!

(Everything submitted or posted will be featured on meeee bloggg🎺💛)