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

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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