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Farinelli il Castrato

This remarkable movie filmed in 1994 won the Golden Globe award for foreign language films a year later.  It traces the career of Carlo Broschi (1715-1782) who was castrated as a child to preserve his voice and who, years later … Continue reading

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Metronome … Yes or No?

Metronome … Yes or no? Fifty years ago, this question would probably never have been broached.  The familiar little wooden pyramid was an almost ubiquitous accessory to the piano and the beginning student was introduced to it very quickly.  And … Continue reading

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Bach Prelude No. 1 with Graphics by Nikki Ty

  A fusion of a baroque classic with my original computer graphics.  I am fascinated by mathematical patterns, fractils and the Divine order in nature.  Bach and the amazing computer graphic programs are like catnip to an eager feline armed with … Continue reading

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