Cheap in the City

For those of you who like hearing good music, never fear the bargains! In any city, good music is only a rush ticket or partial-view seat away.

Glenn Gould Chair Recreation

Sounds like a nice pasttime, doesn’t it? Also with video goodness, and the price is right!

J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in C# Major

From The Well Tempered Clavier.  Two tracks: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] These two are particularly charming!  They are the fifth and sixth pieces within the Well-Tempered Clavier, and carry with them a certain spunk and personality — Bach was clearly writing with the intent of showcasing the tonal possibilities of all twelve […]

Patronage by Royalty

“As I had the good fortune a few years ago to be heard by Your Royal Highness, at Your Highness’s commands, and as I noticed then that Your Highness took some pleasure in the little talents which Heaven has given me for Music, and as in taking Leave of Your Royal Highness, Your Highness deigned […]