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Mozart at dusk and daybreak (evading the wrath of neighbors)

I hadn’t realized I violated curfew as I recorded the first half of Mozart’s G Major Sonata, K. 283 (Presto) on Mac21 last night starting at dusk. Here in my Berkeley apartment complex, washing machines, dryers, and all music must … Continue reading

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Piano practicing, performance, and gym routines: Always Reach Beyond! (Video, Bach Invention 8 in F)

I take my inspiration from the two Irina/Irena-s, each pronouncing their names slightly differently. Irina Gorin is the ingenious piano teacher from Carmel, Indiana via the Ukraine, and Irena Orlov is from Washington D.C.’s Levine School of Music via Leningrad. … Continue reading

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Everything but the kitchen sink on video: How to make an iMovie with any sanity

I was experimenting once again with the iMac’s iMovie plopping myself down at Haddy, (my Haddorff piano) at the first opportunity after lessons were over today. In the process of exploring and refining recording conditions here at home, I decided … Continue reading

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Grounded but surviving the media crash! (Videos)

This is a follow-up to my last heart-throbbing media burdened blog, http://arioso7.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/feeling-disconnected-at-the-jewish-new-year/ *** So it’s part 3, of this technology scripted soap opera. The fire wire card was not the problem as previously entertained, and after all the camcorder plug-ins and … Continue reading

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