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The Best Instrument (Part Two)

The World of Singing Traditions

The fire that spurs us on past our fears and limitations is desire fueled by love.  If you can find a kind of singing you fall in love with, you’ll do whatever you can to be able to imitate it.  You’ll do the impossible. Continue reading


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Retracing Bach’s Steps

I lived as a hermit for a while. I had a bad breakup, and moved out to live on a sailboat. A woman living on a boat in the slip next door kept inviting me to attend her church. She persisted for about six months, so I finally accepted near Easter. Easter is the high point of the year for Christians. Christmas is for the tourists, but Easter is the real deal for believers. You know, the resurrection and all that. Continue reading


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