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The French Horn Player

A French Horn June 16, 2018 By Jenny Quick(Edit) James comes from a family of distinguished military men. 3 generations. He tells me that in the marines you break your body. He is one of the youngest officers because of … Continue reading

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The Percussionist

A text comes in ” Tim, we have a concert tonight and one of our percussion crew is sick can you fill in?” Tim is an accomplished accompanist. Not so much work these days. He often wakes with anxiety and … Continue reading

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Gallery of Musicians. “The Pianist”

Dogged Don has always played the most beautiful music but these days, has mostly forgotten its tender embrace. In a way he has rather forgotten himself. Everything has closed him in and although there is rarely a day when he … Continue reading

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This GDPR

Just to let you all know that those of you who follow here can unsubscribe at any time by scrolling down to the bottom of email notifications. The only reason you are in this particular mailing list is so that … Continue reading

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Cello by Chance

Many of you who read this blog will know that I love to roam around. Also, if you have kept up to date, that I purchased a very beautiful cello, named Dulcie (“dolce” in Italian means “sweet”) I started playing … Continue reading

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A Child’s Voice

In a box in the loft 400 girls in a tight scroll, yellowed and thumbed at the corners. Open it up and it whips back shut. Snaps at your fingers like a nasty little dog. Your little furrowed brow in … Continue reading

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Evolution

Dear Beethoven by Bike friends. It is nearly 6 years since I set out with Sir Galahad. The journey had many chapters and my life was truly enriched by the countries, landscapes and people I encountered. The journey has continued, … Continue reading

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