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Entries from January 2014

Index Cards (62)

January 27th, 2014 · 4 Comments

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The Glorious Town (1)

January 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

There’s a glorious town at the end of the earth…  It’s a wonderful place, but, unfortunately, they won’t let you in. Here’s the start of it, with its doleful three-part harmonies.

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The Fussbudgets’ Ball

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off on The Fussbudgets’ Ball

“The Fussbudgets’ Ball” is a sprightly tune for viola, baritone horn, tuba, and guitar (ad lib). At its first performance, I played the baritone part an octave higher, on an alto melodica. That seemed to work too.

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Birthday Show 2014

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Birthday Show 2014

Every year, I do a show around the time of my birthday, January 7.  This year it took place at Jalopy Theater on January 3.  Joining me were David Gold (viola), Ralph Hamperian (tuba), and Doug Roesch (guitar).  Despite snow, unusually low temperatures, and speeches from the mayor urging all New Yorkers to stay at […]

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January 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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