Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Right on, HawkeyeThe creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. -- Alan Alda


I'm behind the wheel
Window down, radio loud --
Too cool in my car.

From The Writer's Almanac: About Bach
"It's the birthday [March 21] of composer Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Eisenach, in Thuringia (1685). The 11th child of a couple who died by the time Bach was ten, he was raised by his brother, Johann Christian Bach, who taught him organ and clavier. Bach worked as an organist in Thuringia and composed sacred music; he was court organist and a member of the court orchestra in Weimer; then, for the last 27 years of his life, he was a cantor, a church music director and choir director in Liepzig. In his own lifetime he was such a renowned organist that his talent for composition was overlooked, and he was not fully recognized until at least half a century after his death. "

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