Monthly Archives: October 2011

Equipment

I have been playing the same horn for about 3 years. But I’ve got a new (old) one coming. A brass instrument is basically a hollow tube of metal. In the case of the horn, the tube is about 12 … Continue reading

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Recording in Buffalo

I’m in Buffalo with my chamber group, the Meridian Arts Ensemble. We have a concert here and we’re making a recording. Actually, we’re making half of two recordings. The process is interesting. The first CD of which we are recording … Continue reading

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My afternoon tea

True story: I just witnessed a strange effect, perhaps explainable by physics. It is time for my after-lunch tea, so I boiled up some water and put a tea bag in my thermos cup. As I poured the boiling water … Continue reading

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Opera Blog, part 8 the final

The deed is done. The performance went off without a hitch. Well, maybe a little hitch here and there, but it went great. The singers were great, the video was perfect, the band played its collective butt off. A week … Continue reading

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