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Unavoidable Music: A Blog for Jean

If you read my post about Avoiding Music the other day, you may have felt sad for me or wanted to say something to encourage me without knowing what might do the trick. Jean (the excellent Alto you’ll hear in … Continue reading

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Avoiding Music

I’ve been avoiding music. I know what you’re thinking, but it’s true–I have been avoiding music. Not all music, and not total avoidance, but definitely enough to break my heart last night. Folks, I used to count the songs. I … Continue reading

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Choral Panic

I remember the very first time I felt what I’ve come to call “Choral Panic.” We were three rehearsals away from our Spring concert, and I realized (after I’d finally made sense of the ha-ha-ha-ha-hallelujahs in Handel’s Zadok the Priest) … Continue reading

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She Sings the Dawn

Just before the light of day, before the rising of the world, gripped in silence, darkness, shame, there the rolling dawn unfurls. She breathes the chill of night away. It fades to navy, purple, flame. There the morning song resumes, … Continue reading

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Watch Floyd

Watch Floyd. Or…Look Up. Or…Fix Your Eyes. Or…”Then Let All the Living.” I can’t decide on an appropriate title for this blog. There are so many good choices. In just under two weeks time, the Marquette Choral Society will be … Continue reading

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