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A photograph of Lori conducting the Cor Corps French Horn Ensemble in concert

Music Appreciation: Proclamation by Lori Archer Sutherland

As I was deciding what to write about next, my husband suggested I write about one of my own pieces. Namely the piece Proclamation, as it came about thanks to O Filii et Filiae,...

A photograph of the pipe organ in a church in Freising, Germany

Travel to the Renaissance Period with Leisring’s “O Filii et Filiae”

We’re traveling to the Renaissance choral world for a bit for “O Filii et Filiae” by Volckmar Leisring. I’ve spent a fair amount of time with this piece, so it seems fitting to talk...

A photograph 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...

A photograph of composer Richard Strauss

How To Listen To the Powerful Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare

It’s time to feature another fanfare, one composed for a specific orchestra and purpose. The Vienna Philharmonic is familiar to many; I’d guess that even people not overly familiar with classical music may have...

"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...

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