Monthly Archives: March 2012

What to wear to the Revolution

My wonderful Music College had many subjects on its curriculum – instrumental technique, concert programming, history, harmony, repertoire –  as you’d expect.  Perhaps its greatest lesson was to make its students go beyond the comfort zone of its four walls and to play in non-traditional venues. Which is how I … Continue reading

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F is for Flaxen and Fille – The Girl with the Flaxen Hair; La Fille aux cheveux de lin – Debussy

Sur la luzerne en fleur assise, Qui chante dès le frais matin ? C’est la fille aux cheveux de lin, La belle aux lèvres de cerise. So begins the poem La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin  by Leconte de Lisle from which … Continue reading

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