Let me take a few moments to introduce a new monthy feature on the Tuesday Blog that I will call Pierre's Podcast Vault.
Once a month, I will reach into my archive of past Friday podcasts, and will dust off a past montage. I plan to provide a fresh take on the musings and commentary that I originally provided when the podcast was first published.
Additionally, for the remainder of
Updated Feb-03-2013 at 14:27 by itywltmt
I figured it was about time I made a group for Russian composers here and put my footprint on this forum in that way. I'm going to share more in-depth things I've found in my research. I actually have a number of friends on this website called Turntable that have joined me in discovering new Russian music (we all share our own discoveries in collective sessions of music). Whatever catches my eye(ear) there, I will share here. Otherwise, the Group is for discussion and sharing. Everyone who is interested
To start the New Year, I put together a playlist of concert overtures – that is, overtures meant for concerts and not overtures from stage works. There are, of course, plenty to choose from, and the ones I chose span a large arrays of composers of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Updated Jan-01-2013 at 15:18 by itywltmt
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 earbud-type
Updated Dec-25-2012 at 14:35 by itywltmt
This year again, I wanted to share some of my finds and acquisitions for 2012 that haven't made it to either a Tuesday Blog post or a Chronique du DIsque post.
To begin, how about a good cup of coffee. Tim Horton was (I would argue) a better-than-average defenceman in his day, and he tried his hand on a number of business ventures outside of hockey. As legend has it, the few