Category Archives: Music

Resignation

One of my favorite early American tunes is Resignation. When I was speaking to a customer service contact at WLP/Paluch yesterday, she mentioned that many samples of instrumental music in their catalogue are online, including this fine arrangement by James … Continue reading

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Visions of Andromeda

Some of my listening today: Symphony 48 of Alan Hovhaness. There’s a lot of familiar musical stuff here to the composer’s followers. Perhaps including his interest in astronomy, considering the subtitle: Visions of Andromeda. I wonder if he means the mythological … Continue reading

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Happy 4th With Woodland Sketches

Happy Independence Day to my American friends in the reading audience. I don’t believe I’ve ever linked music of Edward MacDowell before, so here’s something that evokes scenes from three-thousand miles to the east of me, Woodland Sketches. Image credit.

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Too Much Deutero-Isaiah?

Two of the curious comments I read on the CMAA thread discussing my review of Worship 3 were these: One way in which I might want to qualify (Todd’s) claim about depth would be to note a lack of breadth in … Continue reading

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Musicals

My wife and I were chatting about the musicals we’ve seen over the years. On our honeymoon we saw Les Misérables and I think it was a year after that we saw Phantom. The two gigantic musicals of the 80’s. I … Continue reading

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There Is No Full Moon Tonight

I don’t know who started this meme. A few friends on my facebook feed have insisted that today, a Friday the 13th, we have a full moon. It just happened in 2014 and doesn’t occur again till 2049. Transits of Mercury are … Continue reading

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Crankiness

Surfing around while I was waiting for the timing to be right on running an errand for the young miss, I found this discussion thread aptly named. Back at the student center, I was exposed to young people who had … Continue reading

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