Category Archives: Greetings

Breaking Bad Is So Good

Okay, disclaimer first: I’ve never seen so much as one episode of the hit television show that spawned this concert. TV just isn’t my thing. Having said that, I’m glad there are people out there creating and watching (what I’ve … Continue reading

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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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Cicadas!

I kept seeing articles online (like this one) about these strange alien sounding bugs and vaguely remembered hearing the strange sounds of loud summertime bugs in my youth, wondering if they were one and the same. (That psychedelic sound is the … Continue reading

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Phi

I think this is beautiful. A very creative expression of a very natural, ubiquitous sequence. Simply wonderful, wouldn’t you say?

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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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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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Spring Music

Spring is here. Hooray. We didn’t really have winter here in NYC this year, so not much of a celebratory feeling here, but it’s still always nice to acknowledge Spring, one of the nicer seasons (unless you’re an allergy sufferer). … Continue reading

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Happy (only slightly belated) Lunar New Year!

I hope all are well. I’ve been kept very busy with non musical duties for some time now, but I am writing this now because I was very impressed, yet again, with a recent performance by the One World Symphony … Continue reading

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