Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ralph Vaughan Williams

On a whim, I decided to listen to Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis” mostly because I’m on a Renaissance vocal music kick, and it was in the related videos side bar on youtube. Then from there … Continue reading

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Gershwin: American in Paris

Recently, and by that I mean the last month, I’ve been on a big Gershwin binge, and by that I mean hardly a day goes by when I don’t listen to something by him. Of course he is probably best … Continue reading

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Berlioz: Tristia

I may have already mentioned my love for Berlioz. If I haven’t, I love Berlioz, a lot. I really don’t think he gets the respect he deserves as far as influencing the next generation of composers. Huge orchestra’s: Berlioz did … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstance?

So I graduated high school yesterday. Yay for me. So of course in practicing (yes, we have to practice marching, which is really glorified walking) and during the actual ceremony, I heard a great deal of Pomp and Circumstance, for … Continue reading

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