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I Can't Stay Silent About This Movie

I saw the 1922 silent horror movie Nosferatu tonight, but rather than stay silent, I have some salient comments. 239 more words


MIDI And A Real Vox Humana Come To A Century-Old Melodeon

A hundred years or more of consumer-level recorded music have moved us to a position in which most of us unconsciously consider music to be a recorded rather than live experience. 248 more words

Musical Hacks

The First Synthesizer - The Telharmonium

It is incredibly difficult to trace the roots of electronic synthesis. This is primarily because the distinction between traditional instruments and synthesizers is quite blurry. 536 more words

Additive Synthesis

Why be an Organ Donor?

Hiya! I just thought I’d let you know I finalllllyyyyy signed up to be an organ donor! I know you can be whatever age to register as an organ donor but for some reason, I thought you had to be over eighteen. 664 more words


Jacob Praetorius and Heinrich Scheidemann

Grosvenor Chapel
South Audley Street, Mayfair, London
Tuesday 17 October, 1:10

Andrew Benson-Wilson
Jacob Praetorius and Heinrich Scheidemann

Andrew Benson-Wilson’s exploration of the 17th century North German organ repertoire continues with a recital of music by two influential pupils of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, the famous ‘Orpheus of Amsterdam’. 66 more words

Andrew Benson-Wilson

Classical Crash Course, part four: Bach to the Future

This week, we’re going back in time. Or should I say, Bach in time, because that is an original joke I just thought of and no one else has. 987 more words