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Harmonious

“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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Classical Music Month

Around the time that Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side Of The Moon” was still relatively fresh, I was living with someone who was nuts for country music and Mozart. Fortunately, for me, Paul relegated his country listening to live festivals. He … Continue reading

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Fête de la Musique

Do you play an instrument or sing? Perhaps you just enjoy attending impromptu musical events. Many areas around the country and the world are celebrating Make Music Day or Fête de la Musique. The first motivation for this annual, daylong … Continue reading

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