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Effing Feline resembles a clarinet

I, Effing Feline, have gotten interested in tracking down my ancestors, and I’ve discovered some cats who are worthy of my bloodline. Today’s ancestor comes from the Russian Blue line of the family, though I can’t recall any contact with President Trump’s campaign. 393 more words

Effing Feline

If My Moon Was Your Sun--the Great Forgetting

If My Moon Was Your Sun

by Andreas Steinhöfel

Illustrated by Nele Palmate

Translation by Matthew O. Anderson

If My Moon Was Your Sun is the poignant tale of ten year old Max who kidnaps his grandfather from an assisted living facility where he lives because he is gradually losing his memory. 335 more words

Book Review

Music Favorites Part 3

Music is hard. Doing this for a career is hard. It’s not your usual 9-5 job that you can forget about at the end of the day. 247 more words


Brussels Philharmonic, Großes Festspielhaus (Salzburg)

Connesson, Lalo, Saint-Saëns, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Bizet

The Brussels Philharmonic, visiting Salzburg’s Great Festival House this week for a three-night set with its music director Stéphane Denève, sounds like it takes representing its home city seriously: technically proficient, I suppose, but no personality. 390 more words


nos. 4 & 5 | On relief

we made it–the last leg of hackneyed devices, in Columbia and Paris. thank you for following along. what a journey it’s been.

If you judged how my Paris performance would go based on the performance track record leading up to it, one of your eyebrows might hang suspended while your upper lip might purse in doubt. 1,250 more words

Capital Public Radio: Sound Advice: New Classical Releases : TROIKA

November 9, 2017

If you’re looking for some new, noteworthy and particularly pertinent Classical music for these times, Capital Public Radio’s Kevin Doherty has a few suggestions. 582 more words

Matt Haimovitz