Tag Archives: sound recordings

Friday Fun: Yodeling!

Friday fun: Yodeling with Annette Funicello from Adventure in Dairyland, which was filmed in Wisconsin and aired on television as part of The Mickey Mouse Club show! Thank you, Becky, for bringing this to my attention. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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The Girls in the Band

The College of Arts and Communication will show the film The Girls in the Band at 7:30pm on Tues., Feb. 3, in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 30. The synopsis on the film’s web site says THE GIRLS … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: World Music

Are you going to the World Music Festival on Wed., Sept. 17? If you don’t have a ticket, or for other reasons can’t attend the parts of the Festival, or if you just want more world music, Andersen Library has … Continue reading

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Mealtime Music on Thursdays

Looking for a place to enjoy lunch outside? Maybe with a little music, too? Mmmmm…like a mini-vacation in the middle of your day! On Thursdays in July, from 11:30am-12:45pm, eat while sitting on the lawn of the Cultural Arts Center … Continue reading

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Internet Broadway Database

Did you know that there are free sources on the Internet for information about theatre productions? The Internet Broadway Database is an archive of Broadway theatre information, with “records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.” … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: John Cage and 4:33

When I was a young music ed major, I remember learning about John Cage and his silent piece “4:33.” You can see an excerpt of John Cage performing this work via the WGBH Media Library and Archives’ Open Vault! Search … Continue reading

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Honoring Joni Mitchell

On November 7, 1943, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was born. I love her music, both when she sings it and when others record it, e.g., Counting Crows recorded Big Yellow Taxi and Judy Collins recorded Both Sides Now. If you saw … Continue reading

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Tutti Frutti! (Friday Fun Stuff)

On Sept. 14, 1955, Little Richard recorded “Tutti Frutti.” Did you know that the lyrics were revised to avoid censorship? See the explanation from The History Channel’s This Day in History entry. “Tutti Frutti” was the first of several hits … Continue reading

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AGT & opera?

Has America’s Got Talent whetted your appetite for opera? How about 10-year-old Jackie Evancho and her big voice?! If you’ve been missing it you can watch and hear her on YouTube. Here, for example, is her YouTube audition for the … Continue reading

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Ah, birds singing of spring

Isn’t it lovely when the birdies sing of spring in the morning? You should listen! Turn off the cacophony of your phone, radio, TV, etc.! Now sit back, close your eyes, and just….listen. Try to filter out noise like cars. … Continue reading

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