Monthly Archives: December 2010

Bach, Bartoli, Handel, and the cat

The forecast was dire: heavy snow. But you don’t give up a concert ticket just for a few metres of snow. So into the car went shovels, carpets (to grip on the snow), blankets, extra clothing, food and drink. And … Continue reading

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Of musical memories

Reports in the Economist (7 Oct 2010) about music purchasing made enlightening reading. It was not the fact that most purchasers of CDs are relatively elderly, i.e. in their 50s or 60s or older; it was not even that young … Continue reading

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Age of trials

The young student asked a question and looked up at me. Her question flitted straight through my mind. I suppose I mumbled some answer. But I was struck by how young she was. A first-year university student, but looking so … Continue reading

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