Weekend Update for Sunday, February 13, 2022

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, February 13, 2022. It’s a chilly, gray, and wet winter day in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 65˚F (18˚C) under light rainy conditions. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the west at 6 MPH (9 KM/H),Continue reading “Weekend Update for Sunday, February 13, 2022”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 3, 2021, or: On Waltzes, Jets, Sharks, Blu-rays, and Needed Repose

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid- to late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Friday, December 3, 2021. It’s a chilly morning. The current temperature is 57˚F (14˚C) under partly sunny skies. There is a dense fog advisory. With the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 1 MPH (1 KM/H) and humidity at 94%, theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 3, 2021, or: On Waltzes, Jets, Sharks, Blu-rays, and Needed Repose”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 2, 2021, or: Waltzing to the Weekend!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-to-late morning here in my corner of west-central Florida on Thursday, December 2, 2021. It is a cool second day of meteorological winter; the current temperature is 66˚F (19˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 75% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 2, 2021, or: Waltzing to the Weekend!”

Digital Music Album Review: ‘John Williams Live in Vienna: John Williams/Wiener Philharmoniker/Anne-Sophie Mutter’

On August 14, Berlin-based Deutsche Grammophon (DG) – now part of Universal Music Group – released John Williams – Live in Vienna in digital and physical media (compact disc, compact disc + Blu-ray, and vinyl LP). This new album – as well as the filmed concert – marks the first time that Maestro Williams conductsContinue reading “Digital Music Album Review: ‘John Williams Live in Vienna: John Williams/Wiener Philharmoniker/Anne-Sophie Mutter’”

Music Concert Video Review: ‘John Williams: Live in Vienna (Limited Deluxe Edition CD + Blu-ray)

John Williams/ Wiener Philharmoniker/ Anne-Sophie Mutter John Williams – Live in Vienna (Limited Deluxe Edition CD + Blu-ray) On August 14, 2020, Deutsche Grammophon (a Berlin-based subsidiary of Universal Music Group and the oldest surviving recording company in the world) released John Williams/ Wiener Philharmoniker/ Anne-Sophie Mutter John Williams – Live in Vienna (Limited DeluxeContinue reading “Music Concert Video Review: ‘John Williams: Live in Vienna (Limited Deluxe Edition CD + Blu-ray)”