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M is for Music

It seems that I’m becoming more comfortable with embracing challenges these days. With that in mind, I’m embracing the A-to-Z Blogging challenge, by writing about the things that I most closely associate with being alive, when I show up and engage with life as fully as possible. 891 more words

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Schubert:Chamber Works by Tamsin Little, Tim Hugh and Piers Lane

Refined, playful and ever so twee. At least on the surface, these chamber works for violin (Tamsin Little), piano (Piers Lane) and cello (Tim Hugh) are very much the product of that early 19th century Viennese milieu, a genteel, yet ambitiously creative world that attracted the likes of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven before Schubert. 511 more words

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Text Painting and Harmony: Tears in Heaven

Eric Clapton’s song Tears in Heaven is interesting on many levels. From a formal perspective, for example, what I and my students identify as “the chorus” doesn’t do the one thing that’s supposed to define a chorus: repeat both words and lyrics. 759 more words

J is for Jasmine

It seems that I’m becoming more comfortable with embracing challenges these days. With that in mind, I’m embracing the A-to-Z Blogging challenge, by writing about the things that I most closely associate with being alive, when I show up and engage with life as fully as possible. 439 more words

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