This series (The Horne Section) is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 at the moment, and this segment was recorded as a video, probably because it is so visually and technically impressive. Transferable skills! Enjoy, see you next week!
People seem to have forgotten how big the vuvuzela was for the few short weeks in June 2010. I particularly loved this veideo because of: The novel use of instruments in a musical setting. The completely deadpan delivery. The calibre of the musicians involved. Enjoy!
The New York Philharmonic, the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and also the orchestra with historically the most restive audience members, has announced the planned installation of a new “Listener Speedy Exit Ramp” which will enable to patrons to leave their seats either during or after a performance in less than 2.5 seconds.… Continue reading Music would be better without audiences…
I heard this years ago on an old cassette tape that someone gave me as a birthday present, and it just blew me away. It is so silly, and so unusual, but still has an incredibly clever musicological streak running through it. Perhaps some of it is lost on me due to my lack of… Continue reading Sunday Silliness: Musical Appreciation