Month: April 2009

Checking Out

Louis Vierne (1870-1937) was a renowned French organist and composer. On the evening of June 2, 1937, Vierne had just finished giving his 1750th recital at Notre-Dame de Paris, a recital which all attending agreed was as well played as ever. At the end of the concert he was to play two improvisations on submitted …

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Analog Mind

I realized today that in this digital age, I have an analog mind. I had written a note to a friend at work complaining to her that the day seemed incredibly long and that it brought to mind lyrics sung by Joan Baez “It’s the 33rd of August and I’m finally touching down. Eight days …

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