Sunday Matinee 09/08/2020

Hello! For Sundays, I thought I’d feature full-length things with some shorter pieces: concerts (not necessarily just classical), ballets, operas etc which are available online. We’ll start with a ballet. Note: for ballets, sometimes the pieces are choreographed dances by notable ballet choreographers set to music. I’ll place the tag (choreography) for people new to … Continue reading Sunday Matinee 09/08/2020

Saturday Soiree 19/07/2020: Tango (via Classical Guitar) Edition

This Saturday’s selection is dedicated to the beautiful Tango, which inspired this short story of mine, A Long Tango Across A Canopy of Whispering Leaves. All of these pieces are on classical guitar because that’s my current obsession right now, wanting to learn more tango pieces on the classical guitar. Hey, if you can’t dance … Continue reading Saturday Soiree 19/07/2020: Tango (via Classical Guitar) Edition

Saturday Soiree 11/07/2020

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Elegie by Sergei Rachmaninoff Giovanni Sollima & Solisti Aquilani, Concerto in Sol maggiore per violoncello e archi G.480 by Luigi Boccherini Alisa Weilerstein, Amorarmor by Osvaldo Golijov Eleanor Kelly, Dedicatoria by Carmen Guzman Did a quick play-through of Carmen Guzman‘s Dedicatoria from the Trinity Grade 5 2020-2023 exam book earlier. Found it lovely, … Continue reading Saturday Soiree 11/07/2020

Midweek Listening 09/06/2020/ — #BlackLivesMatter edition

Today’s music post is dedicated to all of the brave, brilliant and experimental musicians and artists out there of African American Descent. The feature artist for this week is Leon Bridges, whom I rather belatedly discovered this year thanks to his collaboration with Khruangbin on Texas Sun and I’ve been besotted with his voice ever … Continue reading Midweek Listening 09/06/2020/ — #BlackLivesMatter edition