The Song 'Hallelujah' Was Crying Out to Be Sung by Il Divo
Il Divo is a multinational operatic vocal group that mixes various styles to create beautiful musical pieces. Here, they cover Halllelujah , by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, which is always an incredibly beautiful song.
Il Divo's Astound Us All By Paying Homage to the King...
Il Divo are a multinational, classical crossover vocal group who have won a legion of fans since they formed in 2004. This performance sees them add a classical twist to the much loved Elvis Presley ballad 'Can't Help Falling In Love' and we are certain The King himself would approve.
The Innovation That Helped the Allies Win World War II
The Churchill Tank was one of the allies’ biggest assets in World War II but it also posed a problem. These vehicles weighed at least 40 tons each, a massive weight that would cause many bridges to buckle.
The Sad Story of Charles II, The Last of the Habsburgs
Charles II of Spain was the last king of the House of Habsburg, one of the most distinguished royal houses in Europe. The last king of Spain was barely able to talk or walk and had a plethora of health issues. Ultimately, his poor health and early demise at the age of 39 pushed Europe into war.
World War II As It Has Rarely Been Seen - In Color!
Though color photography was invented decades before the start of World War II, it was still a rather niche process, which was a lot more expensive than black-and-white photography.
The Complete Story of World War II in HD Color!
design and photography This 13-episode television documentary series recounts the major events of World War II in HD color.
Can We Quiz You About World War II?
Content QUIZ: What Do You Know About World War II? quiz How much do you know about this horrific global war?
I've Never Heard A More a Beautiful Thank You to a Mother
The operatic group of Il Divo has quickly become one of my favorite musical groups. Even the most basic of songs comes our regal and majestic under their hands, vibrating with bottomless depths of emotion and meaning. This song, originally written and performed by Neal E.
When These 4 Sing Together, Their Music Touches Any Heart
Formed in the United Kingdom, the talented group Il Divo was discovered by the famous Simon Cowell. They have been touring and performing lately, and from what I've seen and heard already, they are fast becoming one of my favorite musical groups.
These Angelic Singers Will Take You to Another World...
Il Divo is a multinational operatic vocal group that mixes various styles to create beautiful musical pieces. Here, they cover Amazing Grace, and in my opinion, it's one of the most beautiful songs ever written. I must say, I don't think I've ever heard it sung with such power.
This Classical Music Collection Will Transform Your Day...
Click here to play all videos Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air Bach Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: II.
Daily Things Queen Elizabeth Has Never Been Allowed to Do
Even though Queen Elizabeth II is the head of the UK, there's quite a lot of everyday experiences she has never been allowed to have. Unlike common folk, the British royals cannot choose their babies' names, they can't sign autographs to their fans, and their diet is painfully restricted, too.
There Is More to Switzerland's Neutrality Than You Know…
How did Switzerland manage to stay neutral when the rest of Europe was being occupied by the Nazis during World War II? There is more to Switzerland's story than you probably know, and this video reveals some fascinating facts on the topic. How Does Switzerland Manage To Stay Neutral?
Timeless Quotes That Show the Staggering Power of Love
Romeo - Act II, Scene ii While delivering this line, Romeo is standing in the Capulets' garden, watching Juliet on her balcony. When she rests her cheek on her hand, he yearns to be her glove so that he might finally touch her.
Why Did Hitler Want to Destroy This New York Basement?
This is the incredible story of what begun as a trick to get more real-estate areas in New York, and became the hiding place of a key logistical asset for the US during World War II.
Classical Music: Enjoy 50 of the Greatest Masterpieces!
List of Classical pieces by order: 1 . 00:00 Strauss II – Voices of Spring 2 . 07:33 Bizet – Carmen: Les Toreadors 3 . 09:38 Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker: Russian Dance 4 . 10:51 Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Wedding March 5 . 15:18 Mozart – Symphony No. 40: I.
The Man Who Saved 669 Children
Sir Nicholas Winton organised the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669, Czechoslovakian children, mostly Jewish, destined for the Nazi death camps before World War II in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport. This video is the BBC Program "That's Life" aired in 1988.
The Bold and Powerful Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe
Hibiscus with Plumeria, 1939 Source Jimson Weed II, 1932 Source Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico - Out Back of Mary`s II Source Blue Morning Glories, 1935 and Leaves of a Plant, 1942 Source & Source [related_articles] Sky Above Clouds IV, 1965 Source Peru - Machu Picchu, Morning Light, 1957 and Pelvis
Windsor Castle - a Must See Travel Destination
Where does Queen Elizabeth II live? If 'Buckingham Palace' is your answer, you're wrong, at least partially. The Queen may spend a lot of time at Buckingham Palace, but she considers Windsor Castle to be her home. The sentiment is pretty understandable, as the 900-year-old castle is a beauty!
Famous Pieces From the Royal Jewelry Collection
Reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is said to have more than 300 pieces of jewelry in her personal collection - some 98 brooches, 46 necklaces, 34 pairs of earrings, 15 rings, 14 watches, and five pendants.
These Windows Into History Always Fascinate Me
Japan's fatal attack on Pearl Harbor, which caused the U.S. to enter the World War II, December 1941. A Japanese zero plane shot down over the pacific during world war II. These planes served the infamous kamikaze pilots.
The Amazing Story of Imperial Japan’s Secret Submarines
video, vehicles, submarine, baba recommends, Japan, navy, imperial, japanese history, world war ii aircraft carrier Discover the little-known story of imperial Japan’s secret submarines that doubled as aircraft carriers during World War II.
The 3 Teenage Girls Who Outsmarted the Germans in WWII
Truus Oversteegen, Freddie Oversteegen, and Hannie Schaft were fierce resistance fighters standing up to the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. The three also happened to still be teenagers at the time.
The Real Story Behind the Most Famous War Poster
The story of women entering the manufacturing and workforce during World War II is interesting in and of itself, but did you ever wonder what’s the story behind the symbol of women riveters?