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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

DID

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

Requiem

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

History

Music For The Day

Some restorative Bach for Sunday afternoon

The late, great Glenn Gould dissects one of my favourite fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Fugue no. 9 from Book II. 109 more words

Culture

The Liturgical Aspect of Süssmayr’s Sanctus in Mozart’s Requiem

First of all, let me make something clear. This article is not intended to be research-based, unlike the others I’ve written about the Mozart-Süssmayr requiem. These are just… 1,190 more words

Requiem

Keeping Secrets from Myself

I looked up and down the street: next to no one around. I need a crowd to get lost in. The last time I felt this way I ended up three states away and missing six days of my life, but I was alone. 436 more words

Writing