Category Archives: Bach

2 more Moves Through the Fair

I have just mended a broken link in the previous installment of “She moves Through the Fair”. Here are two more, from Tir Eolas: and Tara McNeill:

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Double Bass

Reading the comments on a Davey Graham YouTube video: I discovered that the bass player on the track was Danny Thompson, and checking the other artists playing on the album, “Large and Life and Twice as Natural”, I found they … Continue reading

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Cattle at the Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival, started in 1952, is one of the oldest film festivals in the World. The Accelerator Program is a collection of short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia and New Zealand, which this year features a … Continue reading

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On Rythym

“Foli” is the word used for rhythm by the Malinke tribe in West Africa. But Foli is not only found in Malinke music, but in all parts of their daily lives. Directed by Thomas Roebers, this short film portrays the people of Baro, … Continue reading

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Some multi-cultural songs

The latest concert of the excellent Willoughby Symphony Choir featured a collection of popular and folk songs, rather than their usual classical performances.  I was struck by the mixture of cultural influences in many of the songs, and have collected  a … Continue reading

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Two songs = 2/3 Wikipedia

It is said that a picture is worth a 1000 words. On the same basis, a poem is worth 1000 pictures, and a song is worth 1000 poems. So two songs are worth 2 billion words, which is about 2/3 … Continue reading

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More Lowlands

Sometimes YouTube suggestions are hopeless, and sometimes they are spot on.  Here is one of the latter: It seems that Ali Darragh is yet to be deemed Wiki-worthy, but there is a good article about her here. That link led … Continue reading

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