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May 2013
May 28, 2013

Suggested Summer Listening Selections!

SUMMER IS A GREAT TIME TO EXPLORE MUSIC AND ART!  Summer is also a time when you can weave new habits into your life, especially if you’ve been intending to incorporate good music and art.   Below I’ve listed five different collections of pieces, two of which are narrated. I’ve included links to their listings […]

May 13, 2013

Music as “mother-tongue”

BEGINNERS LEARN SO SLOWLY.  Same as mother-tongue. The baby does not say “Mama” and then immediately speak many different words. The child must repeat and repeat if he is to learn. Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus 10,000 times is skill. Shinichi Suzuki Thank you, Kristina Joan Mosley Photography, for use of the delightful photo!

May 7, 2013

When Flying, Are Cellos People, Too?

Musicians and Airlines Are Squabbling Over Frequent-Flier Miles; ‘He Could Have Played the Flute, But No’   Cellist Lynn Harrell at Los Angeles International Airport with his cello before a flight to Boston on Sunday.  His cello is his 15-pound travel companion. Renowned cellist Lynn Harrell travels the world on two airline tickets—one for himself […]