a web version of Ljova’s midsummer update, summarizing upcoming events and links
a preview of “The First Rite”, Ljova’s arrangement of the folk sources from Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring”
a special announcement about Ljova and the Kontraband going to WOMEX
Ljova writes about his experience quitting Facebook, and the associated guilt trip.
musings about the gift of music
a few words about my grandmother, Ada, who passed today.
a visit to the New York Philharmonic’s Very Young People’s Concerts, Mario the Magician, and Oran Etkin’s Wake Up Clarinet
thoughts on how to make concertgoing more friendly for people in their 30s-40s
thoughts about Bandcamp, and the great revolution in independent music releasing
Ljova’s notes on the release of his new album, “Melting River”, which was just released.