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Global virtual choir sings Easter hymn More than 400 United Methodists from around the world have joined in singing the favorite Easter hymn “Thine Be the Glory.” Even in the midst of the pandemic, church members can celebrate Christ’s resurrection together. This was an amazing experience bringing together over 400 singers from different countries, congregations, […]
Actually, this has been attempted! https://youtu.be/sCgT94A7WgI but for my students…April Fools!
When it comes to tuning, every piano is different, even two pianos of the same style and make are different, and the humidity of the room makes a big difference, he said. High humidity causes the sound board to swell, stretching the strings and causing the pitch to go sharp, while low humidity has […]
Every Palm Sunday, without fail, my father’s church choir in Connecticut sang this. I still know it nearly by heart. This hymn for Palm Sunday was originally written in French as “Les rameaux” originally published in 1864 by French art collector, operatic baritone and composer Jean-Baptiste Fauré (1830–1914). Jean-Baptiste Fauré should not be confused with French composer, […]
1685 ~ Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer birthday (Old Style) Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in d minor was featured in the Walt Disney movie Fantasia and the new Fantasia 2000 Read quotes by and about Bach More information about Bach Grammy winner
The Gershwin family donated the Steinway to the University as part of the George and Ira Gershwin initiative that is focused on research and study of the brothers’ music. According to Marc Gershwin, George and Ira’s nephew, “I wanted the instrument to be accessible to the students and faculty who would be preserving the legacy […]
Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.
Everyone knows we’re supposed to beware the Ides of March and may even remember they’re from William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” but what exactly do they mean? The Ides of March marked the day the Julius Caesar was assassinated by members of the Roman Senate in 44 B.C.E. A soothsayer, or psychic, warned Caesar to beware […]