Category Archives: Connections

a BIG musical discovery

Nothing warms my heart more than reading stories like this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24400364 This is a concert I hope to one day be able to attend! The idea of animals creating music should give pause to anyone who would otherwise dismiss them … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Dalmatian Effect:
The notion of timbre is frequently elusive. This is particularly the case for pieces in which melody or pitched material plays a large part. When listening to music, our ear naturally follows the melody,…

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Elliott Carter RIP

You will be missed. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/arts/music/elliott-carter-avant-garde-composer-dies-at-103.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 I once attended a concert in Manhattan featuring some wind quintet music of Elliott Carter. I believe it was on or around his 101st birthday and at the end of the concert he was announced … Continue reading

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Handpan Mania!

Well, okay, maybe not mania… This is truly blissful music here, such a relaxing and peaceful sound.

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Avoid AVID

Signatures have meant nothing to the greedy bosses at AVID, so now it’s time to hit them where it hurts – the only place these greedy fat cats have any nerve endings at all: their wallets! Boycott AVID! Here’s a … Continue reading

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Flash Mob !

This is why New York City and the One World Symphony Orchestra will always be the best: http://www.oneworldsymphony.org/watch.shtml Man I would have loved to have been shopping that day… As it was, I was working a few teasingly close blocks … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blogger Award

I was recently awarded the Beautiful Blogger Award by The Healthy Warrior. I am honoured and shocked, frankly, as I don’t generally think of myself as beautiful 😉 A big thank you to Carolyn the healthy warrior, whose blog and … Continue reading

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