Culture and Recreation

Click above to tour the museum Dad experienced during the Summer of 1995 in St. Petersburg, Russia!


  MOVIE LISTINGS and PRE/REVIEWS, present, past, future releases! (Scroll all of the way to the bottom, and you can link to an alphabetical of all the movies on "Movieweb"!)

  Make your own theater list!

  TV, Movie, Video, Web Shorts, etc.

Midi Music for Downloading

Standard MIDI Files on the Net
Beethoven MIDI files...extensive and great collection! (You may go to the general page, but then just click on Beethoven!) Also here there are links to J. S. Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Handel, Haydn, Liszt, Mendelssohn, (Gottlieb or Amadeus it's still) Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, (and to hear people practicing their instruments) Vivaldi.
Classical Musical Midi Page  Here is your source to MIDI music of hundreds on composers, many with a biography too! If you haven't explored this page and its derivatives, this is simply a must!
Christmas Holiday Music
The Works of John Phillip Sousa  135 Marches in MIDI format, many with MP3 &/or Real Audio clips. Did you know that Sousa wrote 15 operettas, 11 musical suites, etc., as well as the greatest military marching music in the world, bar none?
Free MIDI Music Song Files with this Site Map:

  Country Music
  Hit Songs
  Classic Rock
  Rap Music
  Film Themes
  TV Themes
  Disney Themes
  Video Games
  Christmas Songs
  Nat'l Anthems
  MIDI Search

Music's Great Composers:

Beethoven portrait
to hear the 1st Movement, Beethoven's 5th Symphony!
Click to hear the 1st Movement, 5th Piano Concerto (The Emperor)

Classical Composers Database (Over 1,250 entries!)
George Frederick Handel  Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived. I would doff my hat and kneel down at his graveside.Beethoven to Stumpff, 1823   Click to hear "See the Conquering Hero Come" from Judas Maccabaeus.
Franz Shubert


Opera Glass You can start here for almost all your information requirements regarding opera!
Ludvig van Beethoven
Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini
Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti
George Frideric Handel
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini
Giuseppe Fortunino Francdesco Verdi
Wilhelm Richard Wagner


DANCE! Learn how to dance, the moves all here!