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The Last Jedi – Review – Spoilers Below

The Last Jedi – Review – Spoilers Below

Greetings, my intrepid readers.  I’m taking a moment away from interesting violin-related drivel to bring you my review of Star Wars-The Last Jedi, which I have now seen twice.  Yes, I liked it.  Not all of it, but if you want a TL;DR version, I […]

Rock and Pop Ripped from Classical Music

Rock and Pop Ripped from Classical Music

I have always said that without church music there would be no secular music (baroque, classical, etc.), and without classical music, there would be no rock or pop music.  There are so many great rock and pop artists who write great melodies.  Some pop artists […]

Final Four – Tournament of Classical Music

Final Four – Tournament of Classical Music

Well, here we are.  I’ve been out of town performing and that’s made me a little negligent when it comes to writing for my blog.  I’m going to fix that with a bunch of posts this week before I go out of town again.  Today, […]

Another Tournament Update – Bach and Mozart

Another Tournament Update – Bach and Mozart

The other two brackets have completed their games so it’s time to get the results.  If you missed the other results, you can see them here.  Will there be any big upsets like the Stravinsky bracket provided?  Will Mozart and Bach have the same drama […]

Tournament Update – Beethoven and Stravinsky Brackets

Tournament Update – Beethoven and Stravinsky Brackets

The games are afoot, so to speak, in the Tournament of Classical Music!  Here is the first update and results post.  Now, this year I’m determining the results on my own.  In future years, with more readers, I will probably put it to a vote.  […]