Tauer Perfumes Advent 2015

Tauer Perfumes Advent 2015

December 1st…it’s time for the annual Tauer Perfumes Advent calendar! Andy Tauer is doing things a little differently this year because sometimes, yes, there are more important things than perfume:

I decided that I will not do a draw for fragrant goodies every day during the advent days Dec. 1- 24, but that I will also do some charity and that I will invite my readers to do the same. You know: What we experience these past few weeks/months/years is – I think- an epoch-making change, and maybe an invitation to consider relooking at some things.

But there is a prize today, and we are very pleased to host the first draw…

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FragranceNetParfums Raffy

A very fresh citrus but with an edge of nastiness

Diorama (Edmond Roudnitska for Dior 1949): Mouret’s Rondeau

Cristalle (Henri Robert for Chanel 1974): Martinu’s Concerto for flute, violin and chamber orchestra Mvt 1

Apres L’Ondee (Jacques Guerlain 1906): Debussy’s Images ‘Reflet dans l’eau’ and ‘Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut’

— Those are the first three fragrance and music pairings chosen by Luca Turin for his recent appearance as the presenter on BBC's Saturday Classics radio program. You can hear them all at BBC Radio 3 (or scroll down on that page to read the complete list). It looks like the program will be online for about 5 more days; it's about 2 hours long. The title above refers to Chanel Cristalle. (found via India Knight at Twitter)