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“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 23, 2021 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 23, 2021 by Josh Garrick 

“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 23, 2021 by Josh Garrick

Music for Connection and Celebration

by Kerry Dexter / Jul 19, 2021 /
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Finding connection, celebrating difference, taking joy in the small things on the way to those discoveries: music can be a gateway to all those things.

Music for Connection and Celebration

“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 16, 2021 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 16, 2021 by Josh Garrick  

Final Weekend -- 

Exploring Nature in Music

by Kerry Dexter / Jun 21, 2021 /
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Nature is a deep source of inspiration for musicians. At times, that might lead to a symphony, or a concerto. It might lead to a children's song, a dance tune, or a hymn. There are many paths to explore and consider nature through music, through stories of weather, time, space, landscape, and many more aspects.

Exploring Nature in Music

Words and Wisdom: Songs of Change

by Kerry Dexter / May 18, 2021 /
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Music for shifting times is what we decided to name this series, back several years ago. Circumstances continue to shift, in political situations, in nature, in personal lives, in what happens day to day. In the music, there are several sorts of change, and several ways musicians have thought about and created ideas around them.

Words and Wisdom: Songs of Change

Music for Making it Through Changes

by Kerry Dexter / Apr 23, 2021 /
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It continues to be a time of ups and down, of change and shifting times. There's the promise of spring, or of autumn, depending on your place on the globe. Seasons of change in nature and seasons of change in all other aspects of life, as well.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

by Kerry Dexter / Mar 15, 2021 /
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In ever-shifting landscapes of world politics, day to day life, and all in between, music can be a way to seek solace, to seek inspiration, to seek hope.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

by Kerry Dexter / Feb 15, 2021 /
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Connection, learning, grieving, resilience, recovery: these are among the gifts music offers.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

From Glasgow, Virtually: Celtic Connections Celebrates Hope and Music

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By ones and twos, the pipers of Tryst stepped out as they played their pipes, walking up an almost deserted Buchanan Street in Glasgow city centre to enter the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

They  were playing In Praise of the Pioneers, a well-chosen selection.

Music's invitation to reflection, to connection, to peace

by Kerry Dexter / Jan 18, 2021 /
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Music for shifting times. Four years ago, when we chose the title for this series, we could not have known what lay in store. There is no need for me to rehearse those events for you, and in any case, you will see them as you choose. Several threads which I would encourage you to follow, though, and which run through the music we have been sharing with you over these years are respect, reflection, connection, integrity, and peace.

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