Category Archives: Music


Trying to make some interrelated Excel spreadsheets tie out to the number I need them to tie out to. Chopin expresses my discontent perfectly. Advertisements

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Music theory: passacaglia.

Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I was in college. One spring quarter — we had quarters back then, none of this semester silliness — I took an introductory music theory class taught by Vern Sutton. (Tragically, his Wikipedia entry … Continue reading

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Elder Son recommended an Icelandic group that he thought I might like.

He was right, but not for the reason he thought. See the lopapeysa in its natural habitat!

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This is just wrong.

  Not to mention creepy af.

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Hungarian Dance #5, Johannes Brahms.

Cleaning my inbox. This link was provided by gayle, many many moons ago.  Her comment: For some reason, I can picture Smokey building one of these in the garage.  I know he likes music…

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For all you Freddie Mercury fans (I know you are out there).

HT to soxanne for the link.

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This song is downright scary nowadays.

This oldie came on in my iTunes recently, and I was chilled to listen to the lyrics. Back in 1965 we thought nothing of it, but today is a different story. Wikipedia says that John regretted the song later and wished … Continue reading

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I promised you Sir Paul.

What a great night that was. And no, I did not take that video; Smokey found it on YouTube. Remember, we were in the nosebleed seats, second row from the top in the upper tier, and the video was taken … Continue reading

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Breaking radio silence.

I had to put this out there. Elder Son called earlier this week to invite to Sioux Falls because he had bought tickets and was taking us to see  SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY! That is all.

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Labyrinth was Elder Son’s favorite movie when he was about two (we had the video). ES would stand in the front of the TV and attempt to mimic Bowie’s moves during the Dance, Magic Dance scene (above). He would put on my tall … Continue reading

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