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In Pursuit Of Silence

Parker made a cringe-face then dramatically threw up his hands in mock disgust upon hearing the first bars of “A Holly Jolly Chrismas”. In a serious tone of voice my friend exclaimed that if he heard one more Christmas song, … Continue reading

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On Music

The love of nature and the arts transcend political and social boundaries. There seems to be a nearly universal love of music. The music varies from culture to culture and each of us has a favorite genre. We have favorite … Continue reading

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“Adagio in G minor for violin, strings, and organ continuo” supposedly composed by Tomaso Albinoni has made a come-back into my frequently played personal playlist. Reappearances of this piece happen every ten-years or so. “Albinoni’s Adagio” is one of the … Continue reading

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Hearing Noises

Just a few moments ago the furnace cycled off then a second later there was a “boom” noise. It was the sound of the sheet metal ductwork returning to its resting shape. Over the past few years, the combination of … Continue reading

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8 Tracks And Me (Nostalgia Alert)

If the mention of 8 Track Stereo audio tapes elicits snickers or a rolling of the eyes, so be it, I don’t care.  8 Track tapes provided the soundtrack of my youth. At the time I committed to the 8 … Continue reading

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So Much Music, So Little Time

There is one important part of culture that brings me both joy and frustration; that is music. There is a lot of it, but most of it is very hard to find.  What I mean is there is an ever-expanding … Continue reading

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Inspired By Art

Have you ever paid close attention to your own emotions when you view a beautiful painting, sculpture, or photograph? What about the joy you feel when listening to a truly great piece of music?  Do you frequently feel the ambiguous, … Continue reading

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