In Episode 202, writer Eddie Louise visits an old haunt. She attended university at Napier in the old buildings at Craighouse campus. While she was getting her degree in music composition, she became enamored with the glorious building that is a historic house located on Easter Craiglockhart Hill, Edinburgh.
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Here is some of the background information we put into Episode 201. This includes elements of Bedouin Law, what death by dehydration is like and a bit about fabric and electricity.
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We are thrilled to announce we will have new theme music for our Season two episodes. Unwoman has created a piece for us based on the dies irae.
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The image features the musicians of London Symphony Orchestra. No, we didn’t get them to record the music for us, but maybe someday.
Season two is going to add music to our episodes, themes that will highlight the action. As a preview to what to expect, I thought I’d share some of the themes you might hear in episode 201. As the podcast is set in the 1890’s I thought it would be appropriate to have themes played by an orchestra.
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In Buddhism, this makes perfect sense because: All things existing at once – there is no time.
Season Two begins by bringing back some characters we have met before. In Episode 6 we met “The Stranger,” who introduced us to the Charges d’ affairs. The, in Episode 9, we met the daoist Wei Boyang. Both of these characters return in Episode 1 of Season Two.
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We want to take season two to new levels in many ways. Eddie Louise is working on an overall story arc for the season. We will be adding some additional video content about Abigail, and new information is coming about the Charges du Faire (and the Narrator’s role in the organization). Music is something we want to have more of as well, not just new featured artists, but thematic music to help set the mood.
Continue reading “Preparing for Season Two – leitmotifs”
Sage and Savant gallivanted through Season One with travels that ranged from the near future (NYC 1899 – episode 4) to the distant past (Pompeii 79 – episode 10). They even went into the distant future in episode 11, but it was never determined exactly how far forward they went. So, how far can they go?
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These are the translated writings of Charlotte-Adelade Dard featured in Episode 12 part 2, originally published in Edinburgh for Constable and Co. 1827.
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When looking for material for episodes, our writer Eddie Louise likes to find moments in history that have an impact. In the month of May, she has chosen the Wrack of the Medusa, a French frigate which struck the Bank of Arguin. Not only does this provide a moment in history where Sage & Savant can easily travel to – lots of dead bodies – but the events that transpired were beyond imagination.
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George Hegel was an early 19th century philosopher and one of the great systematic thinkers in Western philosophy. He developed his triadic method (Entwicklung) in which philosophy would not contradict experience.
Continue reading “Hegel and the Concepts of Time”