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Liner Notes for "Best of British: A Tribute Concert in Memory of Patrick Flynn

I was recently invited to write a short remembrance of Patrick Flynn, late conductor of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, for the liner notes of the CD of their recent concert including music by Coates, Vaughn Williams, Walton, Holst and … Continue reading

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The History & Appreciation of Classical Music

First there was Bach. Then came Mozart. And later, there was Beethoven. And a bunch of other guys were thrown in among them. Brahms and Paganini, most notably. In all of western music, only jazz comes anywhere close to classical’s … Continue reading

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