Fellow-citizens, pardon me, allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here to-day? What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? 685 more words
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By Don Heckman
I was so sorry to hear that Gunther Schuller had passed away on Sunday. A composer, teacher, world-class French Horn player, journalist, author, and much more, he was a true Renaissance man who had a powerful effect on music, worldwide, from the last part of the 20th century and well into the new millennium. 86 more words
I’ve just learned of the terribly sad news of the loss of James Horner.
I don’t know how any of the rest of you feel, but the addition of a well-done film score has lifted, for me, many a mediocre film into the realm of memorable, or even beloved. 145 more words