Posts Tagged ‘classical music’

The Power Of The Song…. (“Portrait Of A Lady 1919”)

May 14, 2012

Renee Ashley Baker’s Mother (The Beautiful Mrs. A below) is the reason that Renee Ashley Baker is “granting” song publishing rights to Barbra Streisand’s Music Publishing Company….(I Believe It Is “Barbra Streisand Music” or “Alfred Music Publishing”?)

plus
I, RENEE ASHLEY BAKER WILL WORK FOR “ERMA’S FRENCH PERFUME AND DESIGN”….(IN PARIS FRANCE)….

(now…scroll down for Mother’s Day 2012….)

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Election Day Humor/History by Renee Ashley Baker

November 2, 2010

     

 

    “Don’t  call  me  Mam!”

 


and

 

“What?  Did somebody say WHORE ?”

 

 SO

 

“That’s right  bee–atch!”

 

 

 

 

 IT

 

 

“Say– Ladies, high heels are on sale down the street and did you know that RAPISTS are born that way?”

 

goes

 

 

 “Could  ALL of you please kiss lipstick on a  pig’s ____”

 

 

 

And  So It  Goes . . . .

 

   INSERT: “Chariots of Fire” music here

 

 

THE  BIG  LAUNCH ? 



 The Final Voyage

above, Astronaut Nicole (Nikki) Stott

 One of 7 crew members on board “Discovery” (the seventh being Robonaut 2 (R2) the first state-of-the-art human-like ANDROID.

above, Renee Ashley Baker’s  R2D2  (from Star Wars)

above, space shuttle “Discovery” being launched (photo by Tony Gray/NASA)

The  Fragrance  Voyage

Speak  Now. . . .

Country music star Taylor Swift will create her own line of perfume and fragrance products to launch in late 2011

 

 

 

 

 

above,  Chanel (Renee #9 by Chanel ?) 

 

Women–Do you want sculpture without Botox?

above, The Sculptured House (aka The Sleeper House)built on Genesee Mountain in 1963 by architect Charles Deaton.  

Listed by:   Kentwood Cherry Hills Real Estate  (Denver). 

Auction Date:  November  10, 2010 

Opening Bid:  $3 million dollars

 

 

 

 

Women–Do you  want romance ? 

Try Janis Spindel’s  Matchmaking Service….

 

and  on portraits. . . . 

 

above, “Portrait Of A Lady”   (painted in 1919) 

 George Romney (1734-1802) was an English painter renowned for his portraits of aristocratic women.  Do you know who painted “Portrait Of A Lady” ?

 

above, Rose Elizabeth Kennedy (b 1890) wife of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.  and mother of President John  F.  Kennedy

 

DO YOU KNOW WHERE THIS LOCATION IS ? 

 

 

 

 

 (Hint:  It’s Renee Ashley Baker’s New Home in France)

Answer:  the French Riviera

 

 

 

 

and. . . .

Final Quiz: 

Do you know who this  Woman  is ?

 

 

 

 

above,  Mozart’s sister  Nannerl

VIEW  VIDEO:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19ZQC5LIjiw

and

(HOW ABOUT   A  LINK ?)

LINK TO THIS POST (copy and paste):

https://reneeashleybaker.wordpress.com

 

Christmas Dinner Recipes…plus Happy Hanukkah…plus John and Frank

December 15, 2009

SALADS

YEHUDI MENUHIN’S BEET SALAD

1. Mix grated raw beets and finely grated almonds.

2. Stir in cream and lemon juice to right consistency.

3. Serve in individual nests of butter lettuce with olive oil and lemon dressing on only the lettuce.

WATERCRESS-ENDIVE SALAD

1 bunch watercress
6 heads Belgian endive
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon minced onion

1. Before untying the bunch of watercress, cut off part of the stems to make short sprays. Discard the remaining stems. Untie the bunch.

2. Crisp the watercress sprays and endive in ice water about fifteen minutes before using. Dry gently in paper towels.

3. Cut the endive heads in half lengthwise, beginning at the root ends. Cut into bite-sized pieces.

4. Combine the olive oil, vinegar and seasonings. Mix well.

5. Place the endive and watercress in a salad bowl and sprinkle with the salad dressing . Toss lightly.
YIELD: 6-8 Servings

PLUS….

HAPPY HANUKKAH!

PLUS…

JOHN and FRANK

PLUS…SONGWRITING CONTEST ENTRIES
To View Entries Into Renee Ashley’s “Christmas Song Songwriting Contest” Visit Renee Ashley’s MySpace Blog At:
http://www.Myspace.com/ReneeBakerStudios

OR Visit:
http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=50830403&blogId=522364884

Safeway and Albertson’s are Renee Ashley’s favorite stores.

*Renee Ashley Baker’s answer is still “NO” to Gale Hurd and “NO” to Gail Katz.

Cyber Wednesday’s Customized X-mas Gifts (For Grown Ups)

December 4, 2008

 

 CUSTOM MADE EVENING BAG by LIEBER….

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Judith Lieber’s “Sea Shell” Evening Bag….

(Renee’s Aside: “I, Renee Ashley Baker, will commission Judith Lieber to make,  an evening bag for me to carry to my “charity balls” in Europe.  The evening bag will be made in the shape fo a “Grecian  column” with faux mother of pearl, faux diamonds, faux rubies and faux emeralds….)

plus….

CUSTOM MADE WATER GOBLETS….

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Berkley based glass artist Jeff Benroth….

(Renee’s Aside:  “I, Renee Ashley BAker, will commission Jeff Benroth to make one of a kind “water goblets” for me–the goblets  will have the letters (the initials) “R” and “A” displayed on them”).

plus….

CUSTOM  MADE  KNITS….

                                           FASHION/

by…British knitwear sensation Clare Tough….

(Renee’s Aside:  “I, Renee Ashley Baker, will commission Clare Tough to make a one of a kind KNIT DRESS for me that–will have the name “Renee”  spelled on it….)

 plus….

FROM WHIMSY TO LOTUS BLOSSOM BEAUTY….

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Selma  and  Syd  Stay  Uptown

Alli Abrahamson’s boutique on the Upper East Side of New York City  (“Selma and Syd”) has a whimsical  “Alice in Wonderlandish”  appeal.  To View:

plus….

FROM LOTUS ARTS DE VIVRE…”Shell Shaped Beauties”

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Asian flair:  Helen and Rolf von Buren (she’s Thai and he’s German) scout  Asia for artisans who can make one of a kind jewelry maserpieces.  To View:  lotusartsdevivre.com

plus….

CUSTOM FLIGHT….

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Lease a “private jet” from Trans-Exec Jets….

plus….

CUSTOM MADE FOR ALBERT….

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Classical musician Joshua Bell holding his “Strad”.  Stradivarius, as you may know, was custom made in 1700’s.  Joshua’s “Strad” was made in 1713 around the same time Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” was written.  Joshua’s playing can be heard in the motion pictue “Defiance”. 

(Renee’s Aside:  “The same night Joshua purchased his Strad he played “in concert” at the Royal Albert Hall”)….

plus….

RESTAURANT SPECIALS….

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Morton Steak House Special: $50.00 Coupon “Filet Mignon” (and don’t forget that famous “Carrot Cake” for desert ….(Visit Morton’s  located at 1 Exeter in Boston)

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Ruth Chris Christmas Special:  $39.99 Coupon for “Surf and Turf”

plus….

MIKE GALLGHER’S  “SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS”

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purelyalpaca.com/MikeGallagher.html

plus….

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS ORNAMENT COLLECTION (AT TARGET STORES NATIONWIDE)

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plus….

CUSTOM FOR PARENTS (OR THEIR TEENS)….VIDEO GAMES….

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XBox 360: You’re In The Movies

How You Play:

1.  Set up the video camera that comes included with the game.

2.  On camera you play a few of the 45 “crazy” mini games included with the game.

3.  These “clips” of your “game playing” get dropped into one of 30 movies.

4.  Share your “film masterpiece” online with friends and fans.

plus….

GUITAR HERO: WORLD TOUR

 

 “HEIDI  BOWLS EM  OVER”….

   AND….

  I, Renee Ashley Baker,  will be wearing the beautiful mink coat I’ve purchased at Neiman Marcus in Boston….

AND….

STILL “NO”:  NO TO MADONNA.  (MADONNA IS STILL A “DOG”) NO TO CBS, NO TO NBC, NO TO GRAMMERCY, NO TO UNIVERSAL, NO TO MCA/FARM, NO TO WARNER BROS, NO TO RAPPERS, NO TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY, NO TO GALE HURD AND NO TO GAIL KATZ….

For more about Renee Ashley Baker scroll down….

Glamorous Wednesday’s Friday Favorites (music)

July 16, 2008

                              THIS SUMMER….

 

RENEE FOR HIM….

RENEE FOR HIM (AND HER)….

RENEE FOR “THE NEXT GENERATION”….

Rabtelevision: www.rabtelevision.spaces.live.com

DISNEY AND RENEE:  Disney will distribute Renee Ashley Baker’s first motion picture, in movie theatres worldwide, under an “output deal” valued at $53.5 million dollars.  Renee Ashley Baker will make a “profit” of $104.3 million dollars….

Renee Ashley Baker resides in Washington DC….

NO TO DENVER COLORADO: The “poor, broke, dirty, C-list, shakedown, cowtown” named Denver is NOT going to “break into my house and steal papers” and Denver is NOT going to “build my Chinese libraries” and Denver is NOT going to get (EXTORT) any of my  $53.5 million dollars (and certainly won’t get any of my $104.5 million dollars.  Okay?  Now leave me alone Cowtown !

Movie Tuesday: Glam Flowers

February 26, 2008

“The Music Garden”

Classical Cellist Yo Yo Ma plays the prelude from Bach’s Cello Suite No.1….

(Will Mr. Ma play music for Renee Baker Studios’ first motion picture?   Renee will just have to ask him and see….)

Yo Yo Ma

Disney will distribute Renee Baker Studios’ first motion picture, in movie theatres worldwide, under an ‘output’ deal valued at $73.5 million dollars….

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