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A Study Of Instruments

You find yourself
In a
Quiet place

No sound
No people
Just you

And you think
To yourself
Listening to your own
Silent symphony

It’s your mind… 54 more words


Cultured Weekend: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, National Museum

A weekend could never go wrong with music and culture.

Timeless Classics, New Beginnings

Friday night. The crew: Enzo, Rose, Kath, Jeff. The metro traffic was as always horrible. 421 more words



by Brian Cockburn

This Grade 2 work for string orchestra is the first movement of the composer’s three movement Welsh Suite based on pieces found in a Renaissance lute manuscript. 44 more words


Orchestration Lecture: Score Analysis On Tchaikovsky 4th Symphony 1st movement.

Here’s a short clip from my orchestration class. An interesting orchestration technique is done by Tchaikovsky which switches the focus of the listener from the melody to the countermelody.


My first time at the opera with Madam Butterfly

Last week my mother, sister and I deviated from our usual Friday night routine of pasta, pizza and red vino and tasted a little upmarket culture by venturing to the opera. 799 more words


Amsterdam Part 2

In addition to their love of toast, the Dutch also love triple decker sandwiches, Kim had major food envy at breakfast.

Also, Kim and I discovered a new drinks implement which we christened ‘the lemon masher’, whenever we had a bit of lemon in our drinks we got a masher to accompany it which I rather liked. 359 more words