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September Garden Soundtrack: Bartok

Here’s the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra performing “Roumanian Folk Dances” by Bela Bartok. In my opinion, a fantastic piece for the changing season, gearing up toward the moods of fall. Think about ladies with kerchiefs and skirts, out harvesting wheat. Think about men repairing horseshoes in dusty, shadowed workshops. Think about hot stews served on wooden […]

Dolly Parton, Let’s Take A Drive

Now playing: “Jolene.” Oh yeah: we are goin’ there. This song was written by Dolly Parton, and was released in 1973. Look. Forget the other versions from other artists for just a second. Maybe even forget about them forever. Just listen to Dolly. Answer these prompts: How do you feel when you listen to this […]