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2016-10-09 Notes from the Bench

“Toccata in D minor ‘Dorian’” by Johann Sebastian Bach

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate

Johann Sebastian Bach… 385 more words

All Saints' Episcopal Church

Haiku Wednesday: The Great 48

The Great 48
Await my attentive ears
And eyes: a wonder:

A stained glass window,
A kaleidoscope of notes
Gliding so smoothly.

Carefully crafted
Interlocking harmonies… 235 more words


Fugue Writing Fun

Today I’d like to share with you a delightful, if impractical, method of fugue writing.  First, here’s the back story.

So I wanted to write a fugue… 554 more words




The Black Man once asked me whether I should try singing out loud, I told him my voice was not that pleasant, it was too raspy and people looked at me like I had smoked a thousand cigarettes that Wednesday morning when I used to ask them directions. 1,567 more words

Vedant Dev Sharma

Movie Night

October, 2010.  I stood up to my (former) husband and traveled half way across the state to see a one night only documentary on a subject that I am passionate about.  637 more words


Different Completions of the Lacrimosa

Note: It would be good to read this post for information on the Lacrimosa to make this article easier to understand.

If you’ve ever heard the Mozart requiem, chances are, you’ve heard the Süssmayr completion. 1,175 more words


So You Want To Write a Fugue

I have been intrigued by fugues for a long time.  The one that most people have heard is from Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor… 705 more words