Category Archives: music

Post #1,500, On Music

Welcome to the 1,500th post on this blog. Not surprisingly, it is about music.  Is there a time of the year when music is more important than during the Christmas Holidays? I picked the piece below as it reminds me … Continue reading

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On The Blues

“You can have the blues one day because your woman leaves you. You can have the blues the next day because she came back.” -Willie Dixon Blues singer, Beth Hart, tells the story of just such a woman. And to … Continue reading

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On Truth & Music

Music isn’t extra. Music isn’t additional. Music isn’t discretionary. Music isn’t an add on. Music isn’t disposable Music education is core. It’s fundamental It’s necessary. It’s an irreplacable component of a holistic and meaningful education. That’s what music is. Vaughan … Continue reading

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End Of October . . .

“Do not neglect your music, it will be a companion which will sweeten many hours of your life” -Thomas Jefferson This song,  released on The Captured Angel album in 1975, has been a frequent companion in my life for 44  … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Almost That Old

I’ve reached the age where artists I’ve never heard of are covering songs of other artists I’ve never heard of. @thelenaness Additionally, when I hear award shows being reported on the radio news,  rarely do I recognize the name of … Continue reading

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Giving In

Since giving up television six weeks ago, I have spent some of my down time watching  YouTube videos… some full length movies and some shorter video clips.  Many of those videos are musical and range from Gregorian Chant to Buxtehude … Continue reading

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In Search Of Equanimity

Three minutes with the Accentus Insula Orchestra as they perform a little ditty by Dieterich Buxtehude, (1639-1707)  entitled Alleluia. While most of us will recognize some of the works of JS Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and lest we forget, Tchaikovsky, the … Continue reading

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Filler. But Dam Good Filler

Realizing that I haven’t posted much lately, I thought it wise to let you all know I was still out here, with lots of things on my  mind, but lacking the energy to write about them. I found this earlier … Continue reading

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Occasionally, FB Is Useful

Not too long I ago, I attended a workshop for funeral directors who used FB for their businesses.   The presenter talked about the Good ‘ol Days when funeral homes (and many other businesses)  advertised in the town paper and in … Continue reading

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Thanks, I Needed That

It’s been a tough few weeks for a lot of us and I needed a little dose of patriotism. I first heard this version of the 1812 Overture 20-30 years ago and it was one of the first CDs I … Continue reading

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