Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Casals Video from YouTube
This is El Cant Dels Ocells, The Song of the Birds, song of Catalonian folkore, which the great artist has converted into a hymn to the yearning of his countrymen in exile."
I retired early in the far-off frozen north, with time (finally!) to indulge a long-deferred passion: learning to play the cello (beginning November 2005). So you are about to read my cello thoughts, my cello frustrations, and (hopefully) my cello exaltations; along with general musings about travel, teenagers, hippopotamuses and elephants; and a few random gripes about everything else.