MORE! MORE INJUSTICE TO BE RIGHTED! MORE AWARENESS TO BE RAISED! MORE MUSIC TO BE WRITTEN!Continue reading “Protest Music Part 2”
Here’s all our protest music in playlist form! We’ll add more to it when part 2 comes out and then probably more after that…
RAH! IT’S SPRING! YOU CAN’T TELL ME WHAT TO DO! IT’S A ROUNDUP OF PROTEST SONGS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC!! AND IT’S ONLY PART ONE!Continue reading “Protest Music, Part 1”
Real talk for a second. I started this blog because classical music is in trouble. The halls are oppressive and unwelcoming, the elitism, sexism, and racism are rampant among and obvious to performers, administration and audiences alike. What did I think this blog was going to do? Unleash a powerful wave of magic that made everyone go all sunshine and rainbows about the world and music?Continue reading “Blog updates (Elitism sucks!)”
Full disclosure. I love Jurassic Park. I don’t even have a concept of how many times I’ve watched this movie. This movie is perfect and a big part of WHY it’s perfect is John Williams’ amazing soundtrack. Ready to know more?Continue reading “Welcome to…JURASSIC PARK”
I don’t even regret how loose that pun isContinue reading “The Nutcracker Part 2: Battlerats fantastica”
FRENZ IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!
Regardless of one’s personal religious beliefs, Christmas means that a whole bunch of classical musicians are valued and loved at this time of year and perhaps even more importantly, paid. And a whole lot of instrumentalists are making their rent off this baby right here.Continue reading “The Nutcracker: A Series Introduction”
I did a dumb thing today and started a comment fight on a Classic FM post because I just couldn’t handle their ludicrous claim that Olympia’s “Doll aria” aka “Les oiseaux dans les charmilles” from Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman was “the most insane piece ever written for soprano“.