Gloucestershire Wassail–TBT

Okay, why not, a throwback Thursday for you, less than a quarter-hour from Christmas Thursday. A hundred years ago I sang in a high school chamber ensemble like this one. This isn’t one of the songs we performed, but I remember the style fondly, and our director whom we fondly called “Fred” led us in…

Yeats, “Two Trees,” and a Piano

In my last post when I talked a bit about live music and local performances I mentioned that on Sunday Brian would be playing piano at the Joseph Priestly Memorial Chapel for their First Sunday program of music and the spoken word. I have some more video editing to do and if the volume is…

Love Poems You Wish You Had Written #2: The Highwayman

I had the immense pleasure Sunday morning of reading a second time at the Priestly Chapel here in the tiny town of Northumberland, Pennsylvania. But I will tell you about that experience in my next post. For now, I want to skip ahead to talk about the next Poetry Under the Paintings event at Faustina’s Gallery…

Marco Polo, by Loreena McKennitt – Played by BPK

Since I’m on a Loreena McKennitt kick here is my favorite pianist/keyboardist playing Marco Polo! He just posted this to his Youtube channel this week. If you enjoy it, check out his other music! He’s got talent in spades!