Mantra percussion and Zs play Music at First
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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.– Nelson Mandela (1918– ), South African statesman (via oupacademic)
Let me tell you a story. The day after Columbine, I was interviewed for the Tom...– Roger Ebert (via confusedtree)
Music Theory Augmented: [Fan Submission] How to... →
musictheoryaugmented: First write a basic, positivistic statement. For instance: The keys are on the table. Then apply new-musicological thinking, as follows: The keys, these openers of multiple possibilities, embedding in their material form the cultural formation of spaces and intercommunication, maintain a…
A 24-year-old feels old (watching The Simpsons)
paulkilbey: I’m two days off my 25th birthday. It’s a sobering thought that Lisa Simpson almost got married nearly three years ago, on 1 August 2010. I’ve just watched the classic Simpsons episode “Lisa’s Wedding” on Channel 4 (+1, technically) and have definitely never felt older. Read More This is really touching/pithy. Also, I was 16 in 1995, and the first time I saw the Simpsons was on...
musictheoryaugmented: Cat-erpoint #caturday
Oxford Academic (OUP) on Tumblr: Misquotation:... →
oupacademic: This remark, as attributed to the detective Sherlock Holmes, is taken as typifying the relationship between him and his faithful friend and amanuensis, Dr Watson. However, it is not found in the form in any of Conan Doyle’s stories, and first appears in P. G. Wodehouse’s PSmith, Journalist…
Continuo player when the chamber orchestra starts...
musictheoryaugmented: I have actually done this during a rehearsal
[Fan Submission] Playing dictation examples for...
musictheoryaugmented: Submitted by Nicole DiPaolo (Indiana University) Submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just jamming to some Hildegard
musictheoryaugmented: She puts the “bing” in Bingen.
Kiss me, I'm John Field
musictheoryaugmented: Happy St. Paddy’s Day, everyone!! We understand if Danny is your boy, but our St. Patrick’s day post is dedicated to Irish-born pianist, composer and teacher John Field… …because we suppose somebody ought to take one for the team and dedicate something to him. He is credited as the inventor of the piano nocturne, as in “This post is nocturning out so well.” So play a...
What people don’t understand is when we say “Teach men not to rape,” we’re not...– Kalitena on Facebook (via oldloveinyoungbodies)
Benedict Cumberbatch, Naked... →
Benny directs a science festival?? (via @OUPAcademic)
The Other Side of the Speculum: A Male Doctor's... →
Srsly, women are still going to male gyns??
A very short fact from the VSIs
oupacademic: ‘3 is the only number that is the sum of all the previous numbers, while 2 is the only even prime (making it the oddest prime of all). The number 6 has a truly unique property in that it is both the sum and product of all of its smaller factors: 6 = 1+2+3 = 1 x 2 x 3’ [p 27, Numbers: A Very Short Introduction by Peter M. Higgins]
sweettasteofbitter: Every time two speakers of the same non-english language speak english to each other on a show or in a movie, I’ll just pretend it’s the TARDIS translating.
Recent posts: NY Phil, Poppe, Carter et al.
I’ve had the privilege to listen to some pretty awesome music lately: From bachtrack.com Dreams and anxieties, religious and otherwise, were the dominant themes at Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic performance. The concert program worked backwards in… View Post
The University System: A Taxonomy
wheninmusicology: Undergrads: Grad students: Adjunct professors: Assistant Professors: Associate Professors: Full Professors: Emeritus professors: And then you die. The end.
How I sometimes feel realizing figured bass at the...
musictheoryaugmented: How I ALWAYS feel realizing figured bass at the piano