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Cross-Genre Performance

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by James Yount Aug 3, 2013. 1 Reply

Looking at the recent Grammy Awards performances, I was amazed to see the full emergence of performances in which music from several genres was intermixed, using genres themselves as a musical…Continue

Tags: combining musical genres

Unique and Interesting Instruments

Started by James Yount. Last reply by The Flying Atheist May 15, 2013. 13 Replies

Music is always evolving and so are the instruments that people use. Have you seen any unique performances that you'd like to share?Continue

Atheist Themed Music and Reasoned Rythms

Started by James Yount. Last reply by James Yount Dec 18, 2012. 27 Replies


Leonard Bernstein and his Young People's Concerts

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Steph S. Sep 23, 2012. 3 Replies

Of all the American symphonic conductors who ever were, they may be no greater jack-of-all-trades: conductor, composer and teacher (especially that last) than Leonard Bernstein.  Certainly, he was…Continue

Tags: New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Young People's Concerts, Leonard Bernstein

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Comment by Patricia on August 6, 2014 at 5:26pm

I have BCulbertson's dvd along with several cd's, but some of his history is on the dvd. His father is playing trumpet in it as well.

I hear a lot of these new artists on the many music channels we get on the satellite tv we're signed up for, & go to youtube to watch them. Then I purchase. I LOVE MUSIC, & lots of types!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on August 6, 2014 at 5:17pm

Patricia, as much as I love music, I'm so out of touch with many of the more recent artists.  I've only heard of five that you listed.  Brian Culbertson went to the same college as me, but not at the same time.  He's much younger.  His father was a long time high school band director at MacArthur High School, one of the big public schools in Decatur, Illinois where I went to college (Millikin University.)  He also attended Millikin but prior to when I was there. 

Comment by The Flying Atheist on August 6, 2014 at 5:05pm

That's a funny Ray Stevens clip, Spud.  Reminds me of the old Spike Jones music.  I grew up listening to my grandmother's Spike Jones records on 78rpm. 

Comment by Patricia on August 6, 2014 at 4:02pm

"Where ya goin'"

"Ahm goin' fishin'"

"Ya got wurmz?"


"Ya got wurmz?"

"Well ya, but ahm goin ennyway!"

Comment by Patricia on August 6, 2014 at 3:48pm

I like the newer types at the moment

Brian Culbertson, 3RD Force, Jonathan Fritzen, Michael Lington,

Lin Rountree, Euge Groove, Jesse Cook, Kitaro, Yanni,  Mark Holland/Paul Lawler, Ron Korb, Thierry David, Tim Wheater, Karunesh, Vincent Ingala, Oli Silk, Bei Bei & Shawn Lee, Matt Marshak, Richard Elliott, Marion Meadows, Crazy Penis, (yes that is the group's name), & countless others.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 6, 2014 at 2:57pm

Same for me.  I also laughed at Homer & Jethro when I was a kid.

Comment by Patricia on August 6, 2014 at 2:44pm

Ray Stevens is hilarious. I also used to laugh at Homer & Jethro when I was a kid......I had so little to laugh at otherwise.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 6, 2014 at 1:16pm

Generally speaking, I like music with a little life in it:

Comment by Randall Smith on June 17, 2014 at 7:28am

You're welcome, Carl.

I only wish I would have "discovered" Baroque earlier in my life. Better late than never.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 16, 2014 at 3:10pm

Randy, J.J. Quantz is a new name for me.  I just read his Wikipedia article.  Sounds like he was very influential regarding everything flute related:  playing, performing and instrument design,  I'll have to research his music more.  Thanks for the introduction. 


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