04. August 2009 · Comments Off on What IS “Close to Five”? · Categories: Links, Other People's Words

“I get close to five calls a week from people telling me that they are wanting to come back to the repertoire they already know very well,” Kauffman said in a recent telephone interview.

I know I’m silly, but that “close to five” thing just cracked me up. I guess I’m easily amused. (At first I typed “easily amusic” … hmmm.)

The quote is from this article by Bryant Manning (of Mysteries Abysmal) about the jumbo video screens at the Ravinia festival.

What do I think? Hey, it’s an outdoor concert, so why not? It’s probably the same way I feel about tweeting: outdoors, I honestly don’t care. Not that you care if I care … right?

04. August 2009 · Comments Off on More Mozart · Categories: Videos

(Thanks, Cooper!)

Mozart Piano Concerto, K. 488 (Zoltán Kocsis) movement 2:

Mozart’s Requiem-Lacrimosa:

04. August 2009 · 2 comments · Categories: TQOD

Ugh. The oboe theme from the Bourne Ultimatum is so epic that I actually don’t even want to listen to it.