Just let it flow, don’t try to think it too far through; go back later and chip away; whatever’s left is true. You might have to lower the bar at first just a bit, but that doesn’t mean what gets published in the end is shit. The world and all the people who live in […]

Originally posted on operaramblings:
Niccolò Piccinni’s La Cecchina or La buona figliuola is an opera buffa in two acts written for the Teatro delle Dame in Rome where it premiered in 1760.  The libretto is by Carlo Goldini and, while said to have been inspired by Richardson’s Pamela, is actually a fairly straightforward masters and…

Don’t be ashamed of who you are. That’s your children’s job. [brazenly stolen from that canny little bundle of feathers, the bluebird of bitterness]

Originally posted on Lonna Hill:
Several months ago I reviewed a couple books that I loved so much I couldn’t wait until the end of the year to talk about them. You can read what I have to say about The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien and Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin in the…

Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
Thanks again, BOB. Great work on the website! bluebird of bitterness View original post

Originally posted on Hypergraffiti:
It’s that time again! I’ve made a video talking about ten of the books I liked best this year. Watch the video for a short description of each book, a little info about a new project I have coming up, and a chance to win a book from my favourites list.…

The GGS Vocal Showcase is an opportunity to take a look at the vocal talent on offer at the Royal Conservatory.  It’s a tricky exercise as the students range from the equivalent of first year… Source: Glenn Gould SVocal Showcase