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I’m watching a PBS mystery show and there is a piano teacher working with a student. He starts the work again and as he plays she stands up and walks to the window to look out. Okay teachers … how many of you just leave your kids and stop paying attention?! When I’m teaching I’m […]
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… a letter to the editor: So the BBC is starting a campaign to get children interested in classical music. Wouldn’t they get interested in it by themselves if it was any good? Just like opera, which is always crying out for funding, it’s a niche interest that is only “enjoyed” by people who like […]
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Tomkins: When David Heard Vox Luminis
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Jans Pieterszoon Sweelinck; Gaudete Omnes University of Northern Colorado Chamber Choir
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The oboe is a three-foot ebony tube, topped by a double reed made from bamboo or plastic. The oboist has to blow into this device with all the strength that he has. The veins stand out on his temples, he gets red in the face, and sometimes becomes incontinent. Over time, after playing too much […]
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… and I’m an introvert. It would need to be a meet up with a smaller number of people at the restaurant in order to work for me, but I’d be game. Of course I can’t tell, by what is written in the article if it’s only the conductor who is meeting up with people, […]
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Some students don’t stick with oboe very long, and I can often predict the quick departers. I can’t allow my ego to be crushed every time I lose a student, but sometimes they leave after we’ve worked together for a while and I then spend some time puzzling over what I might have done differently […]
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Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden Northwestern University Chorale; Donald Nally, conductor; Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra; Victor Yampolsky, conductor December 8, 2013 Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich, Herr Gott, zu unsern Zeiten; Es ist doch ja kein andrer nicht, Der für uns könnte streiten, Denn du, unsr Gott, alleine. Grant us peace […]
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Herbert Howells: Nunc dimittis Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble; Donald Nally, conductor; Eric Budzynski, organ; James Reese, tenor St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Evanston, IL October 26, 2014 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace: according to thy word. For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast prepared before the face of all […]
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A clarinet was disassembled and its parts were stolen from a locker room in the 1500 block of North Loomis Street between 3 p.m. on May 6 and 1:30 p.m. on May 7. The way this is worded just makes me laugh. As if a clarinet wasn’t stolen … just its parts?! ;-)
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