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Komorebi is the Japanese word used to describe sunlight as it passes through trees.  In this piece I play rich tones on the marimba which are paired with heavily dubbed spikes of zither.  34 more words

Diddley Bow Blues

One of Paddock’s student workers, along with the Music Library Supervisor, recently made a trip across the hallway from Paddock to the Dartmouth Woodworking Shop to make diddley bows. 315 more words

July 18, 64: Rome Wasn't Burnt in a Day

Just whose fault was it anyway? Was it a cow kicking over a lantern, that strange new sect known as Christians, or the Emperor himself whom rumor would have wailing on a fiddle during the conflagration? 257 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Laraaji - Universe

Since I’ve alluded to him a couple times, the least I could do is devote a post to a New Age giant: Laraaji. Born Edward Larry Gordon in Philadelphia, PA, he was a student of violin, piano, trombone, and voice in his youth and originally pursued studies in music at Howard University. 309 more words

Track Of The Day

German College Scholarships

This past week the German-American Society of Central New York awarded seven college scholarships to deserving high school seniors in Central New York. Three of those went to my former students:  Alexandra Herter, Joshua Moore and Alyssa Sherry.  154 more words

German-American Society Of Central New York

Cream Of The Crop

① memo 20160317 ~ Cream Of The Crop ~ Igls , Tirol , Austria , Winter 2006


Yodel Water

① memo 20160313 ~ Yodel Water ~ Franz enjoys getting a glass “Jodel Wasser” (beer) to keep singing while playing the zither, Igls , Tirol , Austria , Winter 2006