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The French Connections: The Soundtrack

For each of the composers in the illustration I have selected a piece of music or two for your listening pleasure.  I deliberately tried not to pick the pieces the composers are best known for, so there will be no… 155 more words

History

The French Connections

While I was researching Maurice Ravel for last week’s Haiku Wednesday, I kept seeing connections between various French composers, more so than I had seen with other composers (or maybe I haven’t looked hard enough yet).   542 more words

History

Night Walk With Wordsworth

The book slips

off the chair. I follow

its impromptu dance

across the floor

though Debussy’s reverie

has taken me on a night

walk through meadowpatch… 25 more words

Nature

D is for....

“D” is for Duet, a piece for two players. In the case of piano duets the players share the instrument and enjoy closer physical proximity than was generally allowed between bourgeoisie young ladies and horny composers. 731 more words

General

Music?

I always listen to classical music, especially piano, when I am writing, and there are always something that I notice about each and every composers. They are distinctive characteristics, but that is how I feel towards their music. 311 more words

Life

Making an IMPRESSION: Summer Sizzle 2015

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending Summer Sizzle, a piano pedagogy symposium, hosted by the Canadian National Conservatory of Music, in the rural, beautiful community of Mount Forest, ON.   468 more words

Music And Travel

la luna, esa medicina

La luna , Jaime Sabines

La luna se puede tomar a cucharadas
o como una cápsula cada dos horas.
Es buena como hipnótico y sedante… 167 more words

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