Day 26 NaBloPoMo: Music found and lost and found

Wendishness triggered off this blog entry with her tale of learning the saxophone as a child. I played the clarinet as a teen and later acquired a saxophone, but I had to buy it and teach myself. My father had said that he wasn’t going to have me taught the piano, or any other instrumentContinue reading “Day 26 NaBloPoMo: Music found and lost and found”

Getting out with Faure

We hadn’t planned a lot for the Easter break, since I’m heading to Tasmania next Thursday, so when we noticed that a performance of Faure’s Requiem was being held at St Peter’s Cathedral on Good Friday, we decided to go. Bonus- it was free! I’ve always loved Faure’s requiem since I discovered it as aContinue reading “Getting out with Faure”