I’ve been keeping track of blogs that mention the IDRS convention. There hasn’t been much. I guess those folks were just too busy having a very exciting double reed time, eh? Or something like that anyway.

In any case, here are links that I have found:

Cooper kept us well informed:

  • Notes
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5

    In addition, Angela gives us her thoughts here, and I’m waiting for oboesandpez and Reed at Your Own Risk to give us their thoughts.

    And someone even bought a new oboe!

    Update
    Bret blogged. (Thanks for letting me know, Bret! Google didn’t locate you.) He bought a new oboe too.

    Sigh. Maybe someday …? (Doubt it, though!)

  • 28. July 2008 · 4 comments · Categories: Ramble

    I received an email from an oboe player saying my reed making tutorial doesn’t work for him. I believe he was saying he can’t even get to the pages. Is this the case for all of you? Please let me know if that’s the case. You can start by checking Part One.

    Thanks!

    28. July 2008 · 2 comments · Categories: Opera, Photos

    … a photo discourages me from wanting to see an opera. Go figure.




    28. July 2008 · Comments Off on MQOD · Categories: Quotes

    I am going to save classical music. Give me five or 10 years. You’ll see.

    -Teodor Currentzis

    (He said this in 2005, so he still has some time to work on this. If classical music needs saving.)

    You can see him in action:

    and