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Swans

Swans in the air this morning
over the ridge,
brought to mind the myth
of the old man of the forest
who scanned the skies for cranes… 54 more words

Poetry

Beethoven & Sibelius live from Detroit

Saturday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET
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Janáček: Suite from The Cunning Little Vixen
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 4… 18 more words

Peter Grant - His Music Brought To Life

Recently, my good friends Jack & Mary were down from Wicklow for their annual mini-break here in Kerry, and as we sat in front of the 1950s Rayburn, drinking pot after pot of tea (loose, PG Tips, naturally!), and eating slice after slice of Harrington’s absolutely delicious traditional Irish Halloween Barm Brack (with lashings of Kerry Gold butter and perhaps a spoon or two of marmalade), we chatted about this and that, and it wasn’t long before my recent preoccupation with Peter Grant came to the fore. 824 more words

Peter Grant

Celebration of Learning: Brave, Resilient teachers

Last week during our Professional Learning session some of our teachers shared what they have been doing with their classes this year.  I probably need to give some background for this.   1,638 more words

"Northern Stars" Concert from Fresno State Symphony Orchestra

The first concert of the 2014-2015 season for the Fresno State Symphony Orchestra started off loud and trumpeting.  And trombone-ing.  And oboe-ing.  Bassoon-ing for that matter.  395 more words

Music

In deeper

Yesterday I played around with projections through the cling film ‘curtains’.

I tried initially with the series of ‘Sibelius‘ but without sound.

Louise came to view and thought the extra visuals confused the ‘curtain’ projection. 400 more words

Memory

revisiting

Sibelius on a platform in the Wigmore Hall

an intimate grandeur and the Gabrieli Quartet

shook warmth into the minus 2 winter cold until I’m swimming… 29 more words

Nature