Tag Archives: Personal

Varieties of reading: drawing in and pulling away

Share

I’ve just finished reading Matthew Crawford’s The World Beyond Your Head, which I’d happily say is one of the best books I’ve read in the last year.  I wonder when the subtitle changed from On becoming an individual in an age of distraction to How to … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Distraction, “the Attentional Commons” and Birmingham

Share

Birmingham New Street: the attentional commons colonized by commerce It so happened that while I was reading about a concept of the “attentional commons,” I was staying right next door to a building that perfectly illustrated the problem that Matthew … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New ballet playing card published

Share

I’m publishing my 52 cards on the dates that they should have been published – so you might have missed the latest one, a medley of triple jigs, which I retro-published on the 30th July yesterday (if you see what I mean). … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Playing for ballet class | Tagged | Leave a comment

Conference on music and movement as process and experience

Share

If you’re wondering why there’s been a long silence in the 52 cards project, it’s because I’ve been just too busy with other stuff, such as organizing the Conference on Music and Movement as Process and Experience that takes place tomorrow, … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Playing for ballet class | Tagged | 2 Comments

Normal service coming soon…

Share

For those looking for the next 52 cards update, it’s on it’s way, and I’ll try to catch up the missing entries for August as well. It’s been a busy month, but I’ll be back with some more scores for … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged | Leave a comment

Evenings on Žofin

Share

One of the most complicated music references I’ve ever had to research was for a piece that I found on an album called Little Pearls of Czech Classics. The piece was called “Poem” by Zděnek Fibich, and we used it for an adage … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Playing for ballet class | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment