Music and the human condition...a quote

Music and the human condition…a quote

If: Monteverdi was the first composer to find musical expression for human passion; and Beethoven, what a terrible struggle it is to be human and to aspire to be godlike; Mozart the kind of music we’d hope to hear in heaven; Bach is the one who bridges the gap. He helps us to hear the...
Sounds from India

Sounds from India

A small collection of music from my recent trip to India: Musicians at the entrance to Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, singing and playing the Ravanahatha – a Rajasthani folk instrument with a bamboo body, two strings made of metal and horse hair, and a coconut shell covered in a goat’s hide for resonance. The player had extremely...

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