At the beginning of the year—long since forgotten throughout the course if this year—there were plenty of analogies made with the number 2020. Although I certainly do not have 2020 vision in hindsight, perhaps I have slightly sharpened vision. I have also learned a few things along the way about making videos, editing them, and … Continue reading Year in Review: 2020
James Hook: 6 Duets for Cello
https://www.blogger.com/blog/post/edit/1732474870960350592/3820445107781627655 James Hook 1746-1827 James Hook 1746-1827IMSLP This is James Hook, an English composer and organist. The duets I will write about are his Op. 58 in which there are six duets. (This set of 6 was a common practice in those days. Think of many of J.S. Bach's works: 6 French Suites, 6 English Suites, 6 … Continue reading James Hook: 6 Duets for Cello
Concert in the Daxi, Kawai piano factory. It was a great success. All the students and teachers played beautifully. The students and parents all looked very happy to see their kids playing. These are the sort of events that all of us work so hard to make possible. All of the days we sat down … Continue reading Christmas Concert
Dozens of Opus Numbers!
It is undeniably an addiction. The access and the ease of use. The searching and the thrill of seeing a new composer and the works associated with these composers. Sifting through thousands of musical pieces to discover those hidden gems is enjoyable. There is almost always something new every time I check the website. Nearly … Continue reading Dozens of Opus Numbers!