Category Archives: music

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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Chuck Norris Facts, the musical

Anyone growing up watching all those Vietnam movies with Chuck Norris defeating several armed opponents with his fists and feet alone can relate to these: I kind of like that Hampster song… Sort of goes along with the silliness of … Continue reading

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Lightning Music !

I shall say nothing. See for yourself: Darth Vader: Mario Brothers: and featuring on Bass – lightning itself: Who woulda thunk it? Amazing! And we still haven’t (at least openly) even touched on the potential legacy that is Tesla’s work.

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A Real First!

I’m downright jealous of all the new features included in the new Sibelius First that aren’t included in even the full version… I certainly hope they herald improvements in the next full version of Sibelius! See what I’m talking about. … 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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Jonathan Coulton is the Man!

Listening to something a little different tonight: I discovered this musical genius quite by accident a few years ago on an internet comedy rock station. Never knew before discovering Mr. Coulton’s wacky songs that music could be so pleasing and … Continue reading

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What time is it folks?

You know what time it is!

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How sensitive is your hearing?

So, just how sensitive are you to music and mood? What do you see in your mind’s eye when you listen to music? Do you actively think while you’re listening, and if so, what about? The music? Do you daydream … 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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A Talented Composer

Dave Stowell is a fellow who deserves much praise. His compositions are understated models of grace and elegance.  His Crazy Chimes is one example. (Here is the score.) There are many others. It is always a great pleasure to listen … Continue reading

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