Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ecumenical Food

Rodney King asked, “Can’t we all get along?” Good question. Two nights ago, we went to our son’s school’s International Dinner. The idea was, you bring a dish, you can eat other people’s dishes. A potluck on a very large … Continue reading

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First Edits

Back in October of 2011, I told you about recording some pieces with the Meridian Arts Ensemble. During the last few days, I have been going over the first edits of our CD of Renaissance and Baroque music. “First edits,” … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect, part 2

It has been nagging at me that my previous post remained unfinished. Nagging so much that I came home a little early to have time for a jog. I mentioned earlier that I am a slowpoke. Plus, it was 80 … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

In music, we call playing smoothly and connectedly “legato,” which is Italian for “bound together” (as in our word “ligature”). Brass players are always looking for a beautiful legato sound. It’s hard to do, and hard to teach. If you … Continue reading

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