Category Archives: music

Dill Pickles Rag

Pickles can be traced back over 4000 years. They have been mated with ice cream, hung on Christmas trees, made into a soup, and even a popular rag song in the early 1900’s. There is even a National Pickle Day in … Continue reading

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Miserere mei Deus

he did what!!!! today the Miserere mei, Deus is well known but back then apparently at some time in history the piece became forbidden to be copied. But the story is a bit more complicated than Mozart just copying it… … Continue reading

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Niccolò Paganini…..

Find out more about this incredible artist…. Niccolò Paganini        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niccol%C3%B2_Paganini Paganini, How The Great Violinist Was Helped By A Rare Medical Condition  http://inmozartsfootsteps.com/1032/paganini-violinist-helped-by-marfan-syndrome/ The secret behind violinist Paganini’s amazing technique  https://www.thestrad.com/5453.article Niccolò Paganini http://www.thirteen.org/publicarts/violin/paganini.html  

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Yankee Doodle

we took it and made the song American… combining elements from different cultures/factions

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Uncle John Scruggs

Never heard of this gentleman until today so sharing what I learned…. He was born in 1855 to Henry and Betsey Scruggs, both a parents and child were slaves in Buckingham County, Virginia. He became well-known in the 1920’s and … Continue reading

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Music in Stories

For you writers any mention of music in your sotries? Not as writing about a song as in a song-fic but music emotions, connections, how music fits into your society.. or is your story silent Some sources to consider why … Continue reading

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