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Hannibal’s Canticle

Imagine, a week before Halloween, sitting in an elaborate House of Worship listening to a serial killer sing of his crimes, the wall behind him splattered with blood. Get your Goth on, NYC! One World Symphony has once again created … 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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Great Atomic Desire?

Perhaps under a subconscious influence from Hollywood, I’ve been on an Americana kick for some weeks now. Perhaps it started with the suggestion of a co-worker that I watch the film “On the Waterfront”, which was followed by suggestions for “A … Continue reading

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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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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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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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