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Blog Posts on Music
Here's a typically lovely and slightly inscrutable ode from our friend e. e. cummings, to mark the equinox...
If an artist scribbles away in her cold garret and no one is around to hear her songs, does she make a living?
So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life! In the last three months, I’ve been privileged to walk through St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing “Home on the Range” at the Glimmerglass Festival.
If you spend any time on YouTube, you'll occasionally find a video with the audio disabled due to copyright issues. There is debate about whether the music industry has a right to restrict access in this specific context, but wherever you come down on the issue, this one is a little odd. Check out the red box.