When I was around ten-years-old, a new occupant arrived in our home. It was an old brown upright piano from Germany. I had been drawn to playing music before that. I'd strummed my Dad's guitar and probably had to play the ubiquitous tin whistle while at school. I have no doubt there must have been … Continue reading Composer or Improviser?
I remember going clothes shopping with my mother in the early 90's. There was a shop I can't remember the name of that had this upstairs section for ''young people''. The boom of MTV filled the warehouse-chic surroundings and somewhat bedraggled teenagers wandered around zombie-like. Too cool to look like they cared. On the prowl … Continue reading Grunge and Me
I have always loved music and it was just natural for me to also love classical music. It wasn't forced on me and I was definitely not trying to be part of some social elite. Being four years old and all. That is a valid argument against classical and opera especially. Most people do … Continue reading Opera Is Boring, Right?