Stock photos of musicians are sometimes… fanciful! How many mistakes can you identify on each picture? Post your comment at the bottom of the post!
Here is a little quiz to test your musical knowledge. Have fun! You want something a little bit more challenging? Try this one!
Julius Rietz isn’t well known as a composer. He was an excellent conductor, he succeeded Mendelssohn in several of his positions. He also edited a lot of Mendelssohn’s works for […]
3D printing constantly evolves. This evolution allows more and more applications. So, why not a 3D printed clarinet? Well, that’s what Ryan Pereira (almost) does. His company Pereira 3D Clarinet […]
Here is a little quiz to test your musical knowledge. Have fun! You might also like this quiz about brass instruments 😉
Good news, the duck is still alive! Which duck? The one in Prokofiev’s “Peter and the wolf”, of course! Remember… at the end of the story, the wolf swallow the […]
Last — but not least — of the four tendencies: rebels! They resist both inner and outer expectations. It seems that it would be harder for them succeed at something […]
Previously on “the four tendencies”, I gave suggestions to obligers and questioners that could help them practice their instrument regularly. Today, let’s talk about upholders. People with this tendency meet […]
When classical musicians decide to play klezmer music, it’s always a risky challenge. But with the Sirba Octet, it’s just a great pleasure for us listeners! These 8 musicians from […]
I continue my series about the “four tendencies” developed by Gretchen Rubin in her book Better than Before. In the first episode, we talked about obligers, people who mostly meet […]
A thread on the Facebook group of the International Clarinet Association about an April Fool’s concert made me remember a post I wrote in french almost a year ago. I […]
Remember my post about Gretchen Rubin “four tendencies” ? Over 200 people answered my poll, thank you all! The poll reveals that obligers are predominant, with 33% of the voters. […]
If you are a musician, then your music instrument is a great part of your personality. Last week, I got an idea: I realized various objects for musicians. I called […]
Do you remember Watchdog? I told you about this duo a few days ago. They were about to release their debut album, “You’re Welcome”. Well, it has been released since […]