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Takashi Yoshimatsu 'White Landscapes Op. 47a': A Tranquil State of Mind

Good afternoon readers, here we are at the penultimate day of my August Alphabet Challenge – never fear though, a new challenge will be announced TOMORROW! 1,499 more words

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A Thursday Quote For Thought, #29, 2016

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

― Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

There isn’t a day that goes by where I’m not working with words in some capacity, so it’s a breath of fresh air to lay down my pen or step away from the keyboard and create non-verbally.   212 more words


The Search For Strings

Some other song

Still the cello’s rolling drawl

Still the violin fiddling with convention

Still the red and grey and wooded

And white

Still the notes hanging, then slow-motion wafting…

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today's music history

Old dead white guys. Guidonian hand. Sturm and Drang. WAGNER. Every professional musician must go through what usually seems to be wading through hundreds of years of probably-important-but-I-just-don’t-see-why details called Music History. 414 more words

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Jameson Nathan Jones - Of Past & Present

A short record we’ve been enjoying this year is this Modern Classical EP from Jameson Nathan Jones, a composer from Mississippi. The five pieces are short or radio length but delicately weave a gut-wretchingly beautiful story. 62 more words


Nathaniel Pierce plays and sings Schubert

Ah, the joys of the student recital. The songs are “Das Wandern” and “Der Erlkonig.”

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