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Photo of a lovely spring landscape

Music Appreciation: Pastoral by Vincent Persichetti

In mid-January, my thoughts inevitably turn to spring. I don’t mind winter to some extent (and this year has been so much better than last year’s Big Bucket of Suck), but spring is my...

"Duke of Lancaster" and "Royal Saxon" off Cape Town by Samuel Walters

Sail the High Seas with Arnold’s Whimsical “Three Shanties”

I’m excited to introduce you to one of my favorite small ensembles – the woodwind quintet (or, wind quintet). This chamber ensemble consists of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn. Isn’t the horn a...

Happy New Year from Tonal Diversions!

I hope everyone had a safe ending to 2012 and that we’ll all have a great start to 2013!  I’m deciding which piece to discuss next here on the blog.  There are so many...

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