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51. Atop The Orchestra

This post’s examples include works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Holst, Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Sousa.

“Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”

Well-worn and most likely apocryphal, this line is attributed to Sigmund Freud, musing on theories about the iconography of oblong, cylindrical objects: Sometimes they are exactly as they appear – and not phallic symbols. 2,380 more words

Music Scoring

Orchestra Rehearsal

Did you know that Carousel‘s 12-person pit orchestra is the largest in any Olney production to date?  You can read more about the history of orchestration and our place in it in your Carousel playbill.


Log Insight: Install and Configure Windows Agent

VMware Log Insight have been really helpful when it comes to provide a unified view for your Cloud environment. I have been playing around with setting up agents and configuring them for our private cloud. 181 more words


A Journey Without Words

I was wondering: What is a story? Well, obviously, it’s something that is told about something that happened. Someone receives this information, his or her glorious brain does the magic and, voilà, le miracle occurs: the person has an idea about events it has never witnessed. 965 more words

Puppet Enterprise 3.8 Brings Puppet's IT Automation Technology To AWS, Hybrid Clouds, Bare Metal And Docker

IT automation vendor Puppet Labs today announces Enterprise 3.8 which features key updates to Puppet Node Manager and a new application called Puppet Code Manager. The recently enhanced Puppet Node Manager now features the ability to automate the initial provisioning of infrastructures in conjunction with rule-based logic and parameters that dictate when infrastructure should be rendered ready for production. 350 more words

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Putting the Passion In

I saw something very interesting on twitter, the other day.  It was a video, posted by an accomplished cello player.  It was interesting because of what it stood for. 1,470 more words

Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra Pt. 1 – "Tom Sails Away"

I’d like to welcome composer and arranger Jack Cooper to Professorscosco as my first featured guest contributor. I’ve invited Jack to share with you some of his arrangements of Charles Ives’ music from his monumental 2014 release, … 1,587 more words

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