Category Archives: music

I have heard the Goat Rodeo Sessions album

And it is a whompin’ MARVEL. Here is the third teaser Sony has released. Turns out there are two vocals on the project, duets by Aoife O’Donovan (Crooked Still, Sometymes Why) and Chris Thile (Punch Brothers, Nickel Creek, etc.). Their … Continue reading

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Punch Brothers Antifogmatic publicity video

UPDATE: I gave bad information below regarding the time of the stream of the Punch Brothers’  Bonnaroo performance.  NPR shows it on their schedule tomorrow (Saturday) at 1pm Central time.  Also it will be webcast on Bonnaroo’s own Youtube channel … Continue reading

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This Sounds Good!

This sounds good!   Shrimp and Asparagus Fettucini We end up doing a lot of simple throw-together pasta dishes, especially as the weather warms up, and I’ve been on a shrimp kick and an asparagus kick lately.  (Roasted asparagus….YUM!) This also … Continue reading

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Renee Fleming, Yo Yo, Blossom Dearie, and well, you know who…

What is lovely in this is the string arrangement.  Renee Fleming, if you don’t know of her, is the star soprano of the Metropolitan Opera.  She likes to stretch her wings and try other material.  In this case, a Blossom … Continue reading

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Mozart, Stringband in a Nightclub Style

This performance goes far beyond “stringband pulls off novelty.”   This is amazing and lovely.

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A Thematic Flow to Sunday’s Hymns

Looking at tomorrow’s worship service leaflet, my first thought is that there is a lot of music for us in the service.  Elaine, our organist, is going to be busy!  A prelude, a postlude, 5 hymns, the chanted psalm, and … Continue reading

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Blossom Dearie passed away

Blossom Dearie was a jazz singer who passed away this week at the age of 82.  In the last months of his life, my father got a lot of pleasure from listening to her unique voice and piano playing. She … Continue reading

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