Bedtime at the Lynn house on Friday -- Bethany: (comes out of her room singing) "Ta-ra-ra-BOOM- dee-ay!" (Spoken) "Hey mom, I'm ready for my bedtime pill!" Me: "My goodness, you are in a spunky mood." Bethany: (filling a glass with... Continue Reading →
By some bizarre misaligning of the planets, we seem to be out of Ranch dressing.
Just realized I forgot to brush my hair yesterday. So, if any of you Wabash County Gen X-ers are wondering where the 80s punk show is: Sorry, that was just me.
Episode #24: 18 July, 2021 Clarinetist, Lila Hammer, dedicatee of "Manchester Sonata," talks about premiering several works by Debra Lynn (1:11 mins) Works Discussed: Manchester Sonata After Apple Picking A Family Portrait Kandinsky Suite I Find My Feet Have Further... Continue Reading →
17 July, 2021 I am beginning to understand more about my lifelong fascination with dance. It stems from my deep belief in the art of conducting as a simultaneously choreographed and improvised kinetic (and kinesthetic) story-telling device. Beautiful music inspires... Continue Reading →
Episode #23: 4 July, 2021 Debra examines the use of Drum and Fife to convey military commands during the American Revolution. (31 mins) Suggested Links: Williamsburg Virginia Drum and Fife Mini-Documantary US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp Concert... Continue Reading →
Tidbits about composing and performing from Debra's interviews and articles. A composer's best friend is their eraser. Composing music is best when it works like projectile vomiting. I never consider a composition complete until it is performed. Then, there's that... Continue Reading →
Episode #22: 27 June, 2021 Debra offers a thematic walk-through of Igor Stravinsky's ballet "The Firebird" with particular attention to his use of thirds as a compositional building block. (55 mins) Terms: Arpeggio Chromaticism col legno Diminished Pentatonic Round Dance... Continue Reading →