The point of this post is to talk about the fact that, though we would all very much like to be, we are not musical savants or have savant-like abilities. Find out about a musical savant in this video. But don't let this discourage you from taking up the piano. In lessons, I will show [...]
I love the music of the early 20th Century French composers, Debussy, Poulenc etc. So when I heard there was a concert by New Zealand's premiere chamber choir, Voices, >/a> I jumped at the chance to go. They had done a concert here in Auckland a few weeks ago - a sell out performance commemorating [...]
Ihave been devouring the past few days at night a lecture series on the music of "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/wagner" Wagner It’s a very good, interesting lecture series by Prof. Robert Greenberg. Wagner was an absolute bastard. He wanted so much to be somebody during his lifetime but didn’t get anywhere. He was constantly in debt and often [...]
Hello to all-Happy new year. I shall be broadcasting my usual brand of music and miscellaneous on meerkat in about an hour from now. Hope to see some of you there.
Well i am out here again to promote yet another meekest. At 8pm local time I will be live with songs and stuff. But there’s one problem I am supposedly in America. I’m not. I’m in New Zealand where the sun is shining and the weather is hot. Summer at last!
Well the technology has come at last. The musician can give a concert from wherever they please. I’ll be trying it out on Saturday morning at 9am local time here in New Zealand. Hell- you can watch the show for free or pay something i don’t care. Check it out on Concert Window See you [...]
Hello everybody! It’s great to be back writing to you all here on WordPress. I’d like to tell you about something special and cool! i am doing a meerkat broadcast [meerkast] tonight. It’s a lecture and some music about a great new improvisational programme out of Australia. To find out what it’s all about see [...]
I have gotten back on YouTube. That’s where the audience is. For my first video I chose a song i have put on SoundCloud and put an image with it using a web-based service, TunestoTube. Big Sur is here. And up next, just maybe, there is somebody famous about which I am rather proud. Have [...]
So i was reading this news story today that was a listing o the top 20 Leonard Cohen songs and people’s reminiscencs about them. Such is the inspiration for writing this post. i have included links to YouTube videos if available. 1 Send in the Clowns by Stephen Sondheim Judy Collins is the singer in [...]
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