A case for and against the feared death of classics, featuring The Beatles, Beethoven, Jan Kubelik, Beiber and other people whose works are alive and kicking.
Listen to and download all soundtracks from our well-received short film, “The Abel Photographer”, along with a preview of our new opening credits and more!
Join me on a little aside quest to track down an old music cassette, a generation older than me, and surprisingly absent from the internet. Will the search succeed at all, or will it become a hunt for something clearly futile?
Following day 1, this is a detailed report of the final day of pre-production of the upcoming short film, ‘Telltale.’
The Rembrandts – I’ll be there for you The Friends theme song, written by its co-creators Matha Kauffman and David(?) Crane. Performed by The Rembrandts, this is perhaps the best theme music I have ever heard, for any TV show; and its lyrics? Fantastic! So no one told you life was gonna be this way *clap*clap*clap*clap*Your […]
Claude Debussy – Claire de Lune Claire de Lune, Claude Debussy, Third Movement of Suite Bergamasque. Somebody once asked me what my ten most favourite pieces of music were. Well, this is number four. However the list itself is subject to changes inasmuch as I have, quite naturally, not listened to every single piece of […]
Without music, life would be a mistake. ❧
http://www.sembeo.com/media/Matrix.swf Always fun to see if you can create a Bach or Beethoven from this! mandaflewaway: CLICK TO MAKE SOME MUSIC ❧
This instrumental piece, titled, To all the girl I’ve loved before, ranks as one of my favourite violin compositions. When I first heard to it, I neither knew where/who the song had come from, nor whether it was based on an earlier vocal performance. It was only recently that I stumbled upon the answer to […]
The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a music festival taking place on June 21. The idea was first broached in 1976 by American musician Joel Cohen, then employed by the national French radio station France Musique. Cohen proposed an all-night music celebration at the moment of the summer solstice. The idea was taken up […]
Eddie Rodriguez, for Cracked.com, wrote an amusing, yet interesting, article titled 5 Unexpected Downsides of Intelligence. It was interesting, but you know how cracked.com articles can be: playfully funny at first look, with some reading between the lines heavily demanded. So I decided to examine the five traits in a more–perhaps the best way to […]
I play the violin. I’m no maestro, but I can handle the bow well (but I still cannot play the vibrato!) And this beautiful instrument–which came to me somewhat as a serendipity–has, for some reason, convinced me to spread the word about those great musical masterpieces I listen to everyday. And then I realised people […]