Modal Listening Practice

MODAL LISTENING PRACTICE: The picture above demonstrates an interesting grouping of the modes.  We can progress from one mode to another in the order shown

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Music for Airports

Music for Airports For several years I’ve been teaching film and science-fiction and feeling vaguely guilty about abandoning “real” literature. I realize that my standard

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Ordinary Road

This week, the biggest news of music in China is the song Ordinary Road. Ordinary Road is a movie song of Continent. It is special

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Petrouchka – Igor Stravinsky

Petrouchka – Igor Stravinsky Welcome to the Fair! The Russian Shrovetide fair called Maslenitsa, that is. Our featured listening piece today is Stravinsky’s delightful ballet,

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