Philosophia

The Irish playwright, author and poet Oscar Wilde (1864-1900) said in an 1889 essay, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.” Today’s selection is a song I have heard several times on random plays and when I heard it this morning I wanted to know a little more about it and the bandContinue reading “Philosophia”

Do You Feel Like We Do

While writing my May 5, 2021 post on Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love,” I watched a video by music educator and producer Rick Beato’s What Makes This Song Great? series in which he takes apart and explains the many elements in the piece. So it’s no surprise that today my feed was flooded with BeatoContinue reading “Do You Feel Like We Do”

In the Bleak Midwinter

Many years ago, I saw the all-male choir Chanticleer when a friend-of-a-friend arranged a concert followed by a small reception in a very wealthy person’s home in Winnipeg, Canada, and I was lucky enough to be on the guest list. It was a magical evening, and the singing was divine. I met and talked withContinue reading “In the Bleak Midwinter”