I generally love how music is transcribed onto the page. The musical stave is a beautiful thing, with its notes, accents and Italian terms. Sometimes us musicians like to augment the page with personal tags,..
26th January 2015 The test piece for the 2015 Regional Championships Second Section has this little bit of horror about halfway through. The composer, Kevin Norbury, no doubt had a bit of a chuckle when..
Dave is turning, originally uploaded by rutty. 59/365 This is my rehearsal copy of our Area piece: Berlioz’s La Carnaval Romain. I’ve been moved onto second cornet for this and rather enjoying the experience, although..
Music was my first love, originally uploaded by rutty. 3/365 …and it will be my last. One of those difficult-to-answer philosophical questions is something along the lines of “would you prefer to go blind or..
Unpleasant Medicine I think it’s significant that there’s no consensus on the larger-scale significance of environmental threats; indeed, our responses are severely polarized, as if these are debatable matters of opinion rather than ones with..
France’s anti-piracy goon squad pirates the font in its logo Boing Boing Hapodi, the French agency that’s in charge of the country’s new anti-piracy scheme (if someone you live with is accused of three acts..
Cleaners ‘worth more to society’ than bankers – study Hospital cleaners are worth more to society than bankers, a study suggests. The research, carried out by think tank the New Economics Foundation, says hospital cleaners..