Save, Spend, Invest, Give by Daniel Pecaut is a meditation that centers the reader's attention on what can be done with a dollar. Its ability to silence noise, whether it be of the mind or of the physical world, is impressive. Its information approaches the austere. The message, however, is full bodied: if you have bit of something to save, doing so is the first step to empowering yourself and changing the world.
In the musical instrument world, the name “Stradivari” is akin to “Picasso” in the art world. If you know no other instrument maker’s name, you know this one. Considered the greatest ‘luthier’ of all, Stradivari is synonymous with unparalleled sound quality.
The Zapateado Duo, composed of cellist Marie-Elaine Gagnon and pianist Angelica Sganga, will present a program entitled "Onda Nueva" as part of the Sioux City Chamber Music Series this Sunday. In this feature, Marie-Elaine talks us through the works we will hear; however, she refuses to let us in on the jokes she plans to tell during the recital.
Antonin Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81, B 155, was composed in 1888. Dvorak's fame had grown outside of his homeland, enough so that there was a steady demand for his work. To meet that demand, he began to revise some of his forgotten works, including the Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 5. Finding his new work on that piece to be much more intriguing than what he had previously done, Dvorak dismissed the relationship and published the piece as its own work.