Tag Archives: piano

Composition of Love and Family

Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are. ~ Henry David Thoreau Just before my senior year in high school, my dad was relocated to Minneapolis … Continue reading

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Ngram Viewer: Most Popular Instrument Ever!

I have been playing around with Google’s Book Ngram Viewer. There is a nice and humorous introduction on this TED video, What we learned from 5 million books. It’s an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas … Continue reading

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Amber Admires the Sax

My little granddaughter Amber, Josie’s daughter, thinks she wants to play clarinet or sax. As she is just six, I have given her a recorder which she hasn’t made much progress on. However, she does spend some time on the … Continue reading

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