Archive for the ‘music Category’

Back in my reading-everything-about-Romania phase, I found an article about the horned violin played by Roma musicians. The article mentioned a fall targ (or market) that

I was watching Jon Stewart the other day and there was a guest appearance by Rev Jim Wallis who has a new book out about values

Recently I’ve heard two American tunes pop up in our Roman Catholic Mass as hymns and hearing these “music transplants” make me smile and warm my

We were fortunate to be in Bucharest for a few days before Christmas for a few important anniversaries. In December of 1989, a change/shift happened in

Not surprisingly, one of the aspects of Romanian culture I’m most interested in is music.  So here is the first post (hopefully of a series) on

words to live by. . .

"Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait."
from "A Psalm of Life"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

breaking it down. . .

past ramblings. . .