The rules will be kept simple: here’s what I found, here’s where I found it, here’s a couple of sentences about it and (possibly) some opinions.
Not unlike Olympic Figure Skating, I will provide two sets of marks (letters A to D) on sound quality (SQ) and on overall impression (OI). These grades are entirely subjective, but here are some guidelines:
About “sound quality”: my point of reference is my iPod (160 GB iPod Classic) with standard
Updated Apr-24-2012 at 12:37 by itywltmt
*** According to my count, this is my 50th Tuesday Blog (excluding la Chronique du Disque and including my 12 days of Blogging over Christmas ***
Which Beethoven Cycle(s) Do You Own?
To launch my Beethoven Project last August, I posted a PTB discussing the four Beethoven symphony cycles I own in my personal music collection, In today’s PTB, I wanted to
Updated Apr-17-2012 at 13:38 by itywltmt
As many of you know, 2012 is a double-anniversary for Glenn Gould: his 80th birthday and the 30th anniversary of his passing. I have been working on some posts here and on my Friday Blog, and plan a few more before the year is done.
Updated Apr-10-2012 at 12:34 by itywltmt
For this fourth and final installment of our Lenten organ series, we will veer off our French organ path and look at the music of another composer/organist, long-time Toronto resident Healey Willan.
According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, Healey Willan maintained that he was born with the ability to read music and, when he was four-and-a-half, both his mother