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Affirmative Action for the Piano

One takeaway from my recent experience in a Montessori school was the evident glee with which the children attacked a pentatonic balafon brought in by one of the teachers, contrasting with their apparent lack of interest in the expensive chromatic set of bells sitting on a nearby shelf. 384 more words

Music Education

Back to the Soundboard: Debussy - Reflets dans a'leau, from Images Book I

So, Debussy’s never been my favorite composer, but my teacher was so stoked about this piece, and I wanted to expand my repertoire…and that’s the story of how why I’m spending precious practice time on the Images I. 555 more words

20th Century

La plus que lente (Gerry Mulligan/Gil Evans)

as performed by the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1956
JSC-008 — Score and parts for trumpet, trombone, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass and drums  – 30€ 74 more words
Small Group And Combo

curbside puddle (haiku)

curbside puddle –
a maple seed swirls
into the clouds

Heeding Haiku with HA: Be Inspired
Featuring Debussy 

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wistful - a haiku

wistful moon above

reaches for me with longing

distance is our moat

fingerprint whispers on a vast dark clef

(a tanka inspired by Debussy’s Clair de Lune)

oh, piano man,
if it tickles your fancy,
play us something full –
as ebony as the sky, 9 more words

Key of Sunrise

Key of Sunrise

discordant grey notes
distinct taste of loneliness
on a burnt-tipped tongue 

© Grace Black

This was written for HeedingHaikuWithHA via MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie…

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Poetry