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The Bird Of Paradise

The eyes of birds Surrounding, An audience to the violin. What a fascinated Gathering! Intently listening, To fly away Only when I stop And look, Ceasing sound and bow And air of musicality.   To wish to know their mind: … Continue reading

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Music Poetry Neuroscience – a workout for the brain…

In 2008, I was diagnosed with terminal cancer that had metastasized to different areas of my body. Most of the tumors shrank or disappeared with chemotherapy. Five months after treatments however, two more tumors located on the speech center of … Continue reading

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What Time Period?

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The Making of Music

From what period in time was the earliest musical notation found? Where was it found? ………………………………………………………………………………….. Please use the comments at the bottom of this post to tell me your own stories, poems, opinions and thoughts. Music Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltISpYhSsZs To Order … Continue reading

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Mark O’Connor

I had the honor of meeting Mark O’Connor backstage last night at a benefit concert for the Santa Fe Youth Symphony. He is our country’s greatest fiddler, a multi–Grammy winning violinist/composer/educator. The first half of the performance was flawlessly improvised. … Continue reading

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Sound Into Form

It is possible to put a tuning fork to a metal plate with iron filings on it, and the vibrations of the sound of the fork will move the filings into a shape. Different notes will create different patterns. Sound … Continue reading

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Silence Con’t

Silence is underestimated. It contains much more than we normally think: The space between the notes, Is white, Is blank. Yet something is actually there… A moment’s pause, All sit and wait, The motion suspended In the air. There is … Continue reading

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