Monthly Archives: January 2015

Name that Tune!

For those of you who weren’t at our last meeting I’m posting your homework assignment. DO NOT use a keyboard to help you with these.  This is a sight reading exercise.  Have fun with it and good luck.  Directly below … Continue reading

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Wind and Unkind

Hi All, Following our lovely little discussion last evening about Shakespeare’s use of rhyme in Blow, blow, though winter wind, I’ve done a little bit of Googling.  The bottom line seems to be that in Shakespeare’s time the word wind was still pronounced … Continue reading

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Thomas Arne’s “Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind” — and how appropriate is that?

Greeting music lovers, It’s time to shiver through a sweet and lively yet wintery new piece.  Aside from posting the graphics of the sheet music and the audio parts for you to listen to, I will also post PDFs of … Continue reading

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