Ab Ovo

For this first Classical Sunday of 2022, I’m sharing a piece written and performed by Dutch pianist and composer Joep Beving. I stumbled upon today’s selection after listening to another work by him. Wikipedia tells me the title “Ab Ovo” is Latin for “from the beginning, the origin, the egg.” The term refers to theContinue reading “Ab Ovo”

Absolute Beginners

At the start of a year, we’re all beginners. We start fresh, with a new beginning, a clean slate… or so some of the clichés go. In “Absolute Beginners,” David Bowie captured this notion, from the perspective of one telling his lover that, even though they’re absolute beginners, the two of them can do anythingContinue reading “Absolute Beginners”

New Year’s Day

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2021. This blog will be one year old in a few days, and I’m looking forward to sharing more music with you, each day this year. It might be a corny choice for today to pick “New Year’s Day,” the lead single from Irish band U2’s 1983 album, War.Continue reading “New Year’s Day”