Monthly Archives: September 2010

Book Review: The Weapons of Rhetoric: A Guide for Musicians and Audiences

If it ain’t Baroque, then …… well, yes, in striving to become a Baroque specialist, much of my current vocal and instrumental repertoire is Baroque, yet its interpretation is a true art in itself.  When I first started teaching myself … Continue reading

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On Seagulls and Purcell

Recently, I was at the dentist’s for my biannual checkup.  As I was sitting in the waiting room and then having my teeth cleaned in the chair, I noticed that the office was piping in classical music over the radio … Continue reading

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On Transcription and Adaptation

When I was solely a violinist, I looked down upon transcriptions and “arrangements.”  Reflecting on it right now, I must say that this had to do with negative experience at the Suzuki school where I took violin lessons from second … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello everyone!  Welcome to my new blog about historically informed Baroque practice and Baroque musicology!  My mission here it to share my passion for this field with the world as well as my growth in this area as I progress … Continue reading

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