The Beauty of Boring Cello Parts

Johann Pachelbel is not the only composer who had a bad relationship with a cellist. If you haven't seen the Pachelbel rant, click on the link! It's hilarious. He raises a good point about the Canon in D - it was written to torture cellists. I'm also a cellist, and I've played the Canon in… Continue reading The Beauty of Boring Cello Parts

Do You Speak My Language?

Have you ever been in a room where the majority of people are speaking a language you don't understand? Most of us have encountered situations where we can't follow the conversation, whether it is being held in a foreign language or because the topic is unfamiliar to us. Either way, I think you'll agree that… Continue reading Do You Speak My Language?

Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit: I didn't cry when Dumbledore died. But I was moved to tears by The Time Traveler's Wife. This is not the kind of book which is impossible to put down. Instead, you get to read it at your… Continue reading Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife