Tag Archive | "Monteverdi"

Kick Up Your Heels (Or, At Least, Groove in Your Seat)

Monday, April 30, 2012

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A week ago, I had the privilege and pleasure of playing continuo harpsichord for a performance of Handel’s solo cantata “La Lucrezia,” which is perhaps the most weird and wonderful composition of his I have ever heard. During the rehearsal process, I realized that just hidden underneath the twisting voice passages and bizarre chord progressions [...]

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General Rejoicing

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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If you had asked me six months ago where I would be today, I would not have said anything like where I’ve ended up. I’ve gotten a job, found a place to live, and have even had some artistic success. All of these, both on paper and in actuality, are amazing developments, but changing one’s [...]

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