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Something for Thursday
Another song that was used in Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 , this tune by Cat Stevens explores the hopeful frustration inherent in the father-son relationship. On the one hand, the fear that we're not steering them correctly; on the other, the fear that we...
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Tone Poem Tuesday
Oh wow, you have to listen to this. I'd never heard of it, or its composer, until it popped up on a YouTube sidebar a bit ago. It's a suite from a ballet called Estancia , by a composer named Alberto Ginastera. Ginastera, with whom I am completely unfamilia...
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Something for Thursday
From Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble -- producers of some of the most fascinating music out there -- comes this spellbinding musical telling of a legend of a bird who flew to the sun, lost its body, but gained pure spiritual existence, "Ascending Bird".
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Tone Poem Tuesday
For September 11, Elegy by Mark Camphouse, played by the United States Marine Band.
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Something for Thursday (Friday Edition--farewell, Burt Reynolds)
Burt Reynolds is gone. I always thought he was quite an underrated actor. Like many from my generation, this movie is where I first saw him (I think--it might have actually been Hooper ). Here's Jerry Reed and "Eastbound and Down", from Smokey and the Bandit .
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Tone Poem Tuesday (Friday edition)
I'm in crunch-time on drafting Forgotten Stars IV , which means that I've been focusing almost all of my energy there of late. But I don't mean to leave this space completely fallow as I did this week! So, here's a Suppe overture. Because when in doubt, one...
Tone Poem Tuesday (Friday edition)
Tone Poem Tuesday (Friday edition)
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Something for Thursday
I've really been grooving to the soundtrack to Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 of late, and of the wonderfully-chosen songs from that film, this one for me is a standout. I suspect that many people, like me, had never heard this song before the movie--or even...
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I still owe him a much longer post, but meantime, this past Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein, one of the greatest musicians this country has ever produced. Here he is conducting the music of another of America's greate...
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A bit of film music adapted for chamber performance, by the great Joe Hisaishi. From My Neighbor Totoro , here is "Kaze no Torimichi (The Path of Wind)".
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Behold...THE GEEKIVERSE!!!
Check this out, folks: I have joined local geek commentary website The Geekiverse as a staff writer! Huzzah!! In addition to other things, I'll be mainly writing a regular column I'm calling Curios from the Outer Rim , in which I look at geeky stuff that's ...
Behold...THE GEEKIVERSE!!!
Behold...THE GEEKIVERSE!!!
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