Saturday, December 29, 2007

Speedlinking - 29 December 2007

The recent passing of piano legend Oscar Peterson marked the end of an era. Miss Mussel has collected links to tributes and obituaries from various media outlets.

Playing for months on end in a pit orchestra can send even the most stable of musicians over the edge. Jason Heath has collected a list of 10 wacky things he has seen orchestral pit playing.

If collective bargaining is like a poker game, the way that the Jacksonville Symphony management has been handling its side of the game would be akin to playing with all their cards face-up on the table, as some leaked emails from JSO board members would seem to show.

Tired of the same old musical instruments? Take a look at these outrageous contraptions from Maywa Denki's Tsukuba series:

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