Here Comes the Sun

Actually, there goes the sun. But it will be back in the morning. Today’s song isn’t classical but it is still a classic. It’s not completely done, but I need to take a break. And this song needs to be out in the world now, not later. Here are my versions of The Beatles “HereContinue reading “Here Comes the Sun”

once more with feeling

A while back I posted a song called On Green Dolphin Street. That version wasn’t, how should I put this, very good? It had no right being out in the world. So I re-did it just for you. You know who you are. That reminds me of the time someone asked me if I wasContinue reading “once more with feeling”

The Swan

Song Number 41 in our big countdown of Classical Music is called The Swan. It is from The Carnival of the Animals by French Composer Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921). According to galaxymusicnotes.com, Camille Saint-Saëns was widely heralded as a teen prodigy, as he started exhibiting perfect pitch at the age of two. He was also consideredContinue reading “The Swan”

Number 40

Song Number 40 in our summer countdown of classical music is in the books. This is an excerpt from Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty Waltz. According to https://petipasociety.com/the-sleeping-beauty: The Sleeping Beauty Waltz was the first collaboration of Marius Petipa and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Although Tchaikovsky’s first ballet Swan Lake had not been the success he had hoped for, it didContinue reading “Number 40”

Another Dilemma

As we continue on our exploration of Middle Eastern music, I must remind you all to remain seated, and keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times. We don’t want another incident like the one last week. I will be adding more songs to this page later today. At least that isContinue reading “Another Dilemma”

More Fun Facts

According to https://www.worldbellydance.com/history/ the origin of the name ‘belly dance’ comes from the French Danse du ventre, which translates as “dance of the stomach.” I did not know that! But I do know that I like the music that comes from that part of the world. Here is another “Belly Dance Excerpt.” Or should I sayContinue reading “More Fun Facts”

From Me To You

According to my Guitar Atlas Series book on Indian Music, the classical system of Indian music is over 3000 years old. The book has the sheet music for a few of those ancient songs. I took said sheet music from the book and mixed all of the songs together. In order of appearance, here areContinue reading “From Me To You”