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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

① Memo

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

① Memo

NaHaiWriMo 2-21-2016 ~ Floral Hours

Chinese zithers
lost in a floral design
I play for hours

Michael Dylan Welch and NaHaiWriMo:
February 21 writing Prompt: ZITHER.

and Bastet’s Haiga Birthday Month Event.

Rick Daddario

Happy New Year!

Dear readers / viewers / listeners of Songs for the Camera Obscura,

Having just entered 2016, I would like to wish you a happy and… 162 more words

Essays & Short Circuits

Audio: What Ancient Greek Music Actually Sounded Like

Between 750 BC and 400 BC, the Ancient Greeks composed songs meant to be accompanied by the lyre, reed-pipes, and various percussion instruments. More than 2,000 years later, modern scholars have figured out how to reconstruct and perform these songs.  159 more words


The Mountain Dulcimer

This unique instrument has been dismissed as a toy and a novelty, but I wouldn’t be so quick to judge until you see what it can do. 201 more words