Vol. 3, No. 5

An Email from Charlie Cockey on a Distant Aspect of the Terror Attacks

I’ve been in Pilsen/Plzen for an International Theatre Festival, saw something again this morning, and just thought you’d enjoy it as well.

An Email from Charlie Cockey on a Distant Aspect of the Terror Attacks

I’ve been in Pilsen/Plzen for an International Theatre Festival, saw something again this morning, and just thought you’d enjoy it as well.

Dear La Folia 5.

It’s late night here. One can hear the whispered prayers from neighboring homes that the NASDAQ goes up again, and the plaintive call of the great horned owl.

Dear La Folia 5.

It’s late night here. One can hear the whispered prayers from neighboring homes that the NASDAQ goes up again, and the plaintive call of the great horned owl.

Genesis of a CD: Dvorak Day Concert

On Saturday afternoon, September 13, 1997, a statue of the great Czech composer Antonín Dvorak was dedicated at 17th Street near 2nd Avenue, in Stuyvesant Square Park, New York City.

Genesis of a CD: Dvorak Day Concert

On Saturday afternoon, September 13, 1997, a statue of the great Czech composer Antonín Dvorak was dedicated at 17th Street near 2nd Avenue, in Stuyvesant Square Park, New York City.

Letters to Friends

“My Aunt Dora was in town yesterday and took me to lunch at Le Rivage in the West 40’s.”

Letters to Friends

“My Aunt Dora was in town yesterday and took me to lunch at Le Rivage in the West 40’s.”

The Ugly Truth about Film Sound

My film sound students at an attempted university get upset when I reveal to them that the mono soundtrack of their precious student film has a frequency response from 80 Hz (cycles-per-second) to 8 kHz (8 thousand cycles), slightly better than AM radio, but only slightly.

The Ugly Truth about Film Sound

My film sound students at an attempted university get upset when I reveal to them that the mono soundtrack of their precious student film has a frequency response from 80 Hz (cycles-per-second) to 8 kHz (8 thousand cycles), slightly better than AM radio, but only slightly.

H.I.F. Biber’s Recordings

Biber had Mozart’s job as Kappelmeister at the Salzburg Cathedral under Prince-Archbishop Maximilian Gandolf. Biber’s experience was apparently a happier one than Mozart’s.

H.I.F. Biber’s Recordings

Biber had Mozart’s job as Kappelmeister at the Salzburg Cathedral under Prince-Archbishop Maximilian Gandolf. Biber’s experience was apparently a happier one than Mozart’s.

Thomas Tomkins, the last Elizabethan

By the time Thomas Tomkins died in 1656, he had outlived his contemporaries: Byrd, Bull, Gibbons and Sweelinck, all of whom died in the 1620s. He was by no means an also-ran, however.

Thomas Tomkins, the last Elizabethan

By the time Thomas Tomkins died in 1656, he had outlived his contemporaries: Byrd, Bull, Gibbons and Sweelinck, all of whom died in the 1620s. He was by no means an also-ran, however.

Leipzig Cantors before Bach

Today we think of J.S. Bach as the first Stadtkantor of any real distinction. Not so.

Leipzig Cantors before Bach

Today we think of J.S. Bach as the first Stadtkantor of any real distinction. Not so.

The Storage Dilemma

or, Honey, I Shrunk the Plastic

The Storage Dilemma

or, Honey, I Shrunk the Plastic

Art Linkletter

Many years ago I spent a wonderful winter living in Sun Valley Idaho, playing music in the Leadville Espresso House, the coolest bar since McSorley’s, and very coitucational…

Art Linkletter

Many years ago I spent a wonderful winter living in Sun Valley Idaho, playing music in the Leadville Espresso House, the coolest bar since McSorley’s, and very coitucational…