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Open my heart

From Pink Martini’s Christmas album – Joy to the World – a festive, non-demonational holiday album with music from around the world:  “Elohai, N’Tzor.” “My God, guard my speech from evil and my lips from deception. Before those who slander me, … Continue reading

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Musings about Chopin: The Waltzes

Chopin’s Waltzes were more familiar to me than any of his other genres until I embarked on this sight-reading project. I played quite a number of them in my youth and have taught several of them regularly. They’re more accessible … Continue reading

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Musings about Chopin: Andante Spianato – and Pink Martini

My favourite band is Pink Martini – a group from Portland, Oregon that plays “music of the world.”  They’re a classy group of phenomenal musicians who cross classical, jazz and pop genres. The leader, Thomas Lauderdale, is a fine pianist … Continue reading

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