There are a few tasks I loathe with the blazing heat of a thousand exploding suns. These include (in no particular order) untangling kite strings, cleaning out the fridge, and sitting through long meetings, especially sessions in which everyone gets a turn to talk. This is why my impatient spirit was surprised when my body decided to hop in the car and drive us to a potentially leth
Draping = Striking Don Draper's silhouette pose from Mad Men. You can see a number of fun examples from around the world on a blog devoted to the meme.*
Viola power! Live from Hochstein presents a program of chamber music featuring the viola, with music by Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert, and Schumann.
I was preparing a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert for broadcast the other day, and it struck me that the two works on the program had wildly differing sound wave patterns, even though they were recorded at the same levels. This was interesting!
Here's a quiz. See if you can tell which of these sound files is . . .