Silencio Para Músicos

  La parte más importante de la música se está perdiendo. ¿Te has dado cuenta? ¿Has notado que la calidad de la música y la de la experiencia de escuchar en general, se está degradando de forma lenta pero infalible? Parece haber una especie de acontecimiento de calidad mecanizada, y gran parte de la música… Continue reading Silencio Para Músicos

The Charm of Impossibilities 2 : Sympathy for the Devil’s Interval

The musical interval of a tritone (augmented 4th, or diminished 5th) is the most enigmatic of the intervals, and as such, has been given a bum rap, in my opinion. In the days of “early music” pre-Renaissance, the tritone was referred to as the “Devil’s interval”, and was forbidden for a time, at least in… Continue reading The Charm of Impossibilities 2 : Sympathy for the Devil’s Interval

The Charm of Impossibilities: why music is magic

Through the Looking Glass Why is music so magic? Why is it that almost everyone likes music in one form or another? Is there something intrinsic to music itself that goes beyond any style, genre, or quality level that makes it so intriguing to us? Somehow it transports us to another place. It is as… Continue reading The Charm of Impossibilities: why music is magic

Chi Touch ~ integral music practice

In 1976, on my 25th birthday, I had the great good fortune to meet Mme. Margaret Chaloff, one of the most influential teachers of my life. It was a fateful kind of meeting, she even said so almost immediately, and it became instantly clear that i was there for a reason. I have written an… Continue reading Chi Touch ~ integral music practice