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Joy in the Congo: A Musical Miracle

On the BBC I learned that the Kinshasa Symphony will be making music on a tour of the UK this Fall giving a series of concerts at some major concert halls.

The BBC report about a grass-roots symphony orchestra from the Congo certainly piqued my interest so I did some Googling this morning to… Continue reading

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Wedding Music: The Bach Air on the G String

The Bach Air on the G String has nothing to do with breathing or ladies undergarments. Here is a performance of the original orchestral version using 18th Century-style instruments and there is not a thong in sight: Continue reading

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Wedding Music: The Schubert Ave Maria

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was a major composer of the Romantic Era who had a tragically short life. Among his many gifts, Schubert was a very skillful song writer. The Schubert Ave Maria is just one fine example of his talent as a song writer Continue reading

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Outdoor Weddings

Getting married is certainly one of the great events in your life. Having the Ceremony and/or Reception in the Great Outdoors just adds the right amount of romance to make your Wedding a spectacular event.

At least that is the theory! For those of us living in the Midwest with its variable weather, planning outdoor Weddings can be a really tricky affair. In the Midwest the “outdoor season” for Weddings is short: late May into early October if you are lucky. The fact is: really awful weather can happen any day of the year! Continue reading

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Wedding Music: The Bach Prelude in C

J.S. Bach’s famous Prelude in C is another great choice for use in a Wedding from the Baroque Era. Here Bach’s Prelude in C played on a harpsichord which is likely the instrument for which Bach intended it: Continue reading

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