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Music for the New Year--Happy 2017!!

Once again, I’m better late than never. The year 2017 is just three weeks old. I was searching for some music that reflected the new year to me in a different way. 58 more words

Favorite Recordings

The Farewell Symphony

The prince requires the presence of his orchestra at his summer palace, but he will not allow them to bring their families. The orchestra, led by Joseph Haydn, is sad and restless but Prince Nicholas will not listen to their pleas to be allowed to return home! 98 more words


Haydn's Creation

Christchurch Priory provides such beautiful atmosphere in which to perform the oratorio Creation by Haydn. The sounds resonate around the stone walls, columns and stain glass windows, enveloping the audience and performers alike. 81 more words

Singing Songs

Haiku Wednesday: Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Let’s all get to know
Johann Nepomuk Hummel—
Best you’ve never heard.

Piano, trumpet,
Viola, bassoon, and flute—
He composed for all.

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