A Brief Note on Drum Rudiments
A Computer Tale
Admiral Edward Boscawen and a Drumming Tradition.
“a flag so large the British will have no difficulty in seeing it from a distance.”
A Fulmination on Contemporary Politics.
A GHOST STORY
A HIP ADVENTURE
A Howard Hanson Opera. 7 May, 2014.
A Letter to a friend.
A Marimba, ca. 1936.
A MODEST PROPOSAL by E. Peeling
A Modest Proposal, a reply from R.E.
A Painter’s Drummer, Chapin Family update.
A Painter’s Drummer, Washington, DC, May, 2014.
A Ruff Death (1634-2008) Requiescat in pace)
A Ruff, ruffe, Rough History. Alas, it’s a Drag
AN ACCIDENTAL DISCOVERY.
An Audio Visual History of Military and Orchestral Percussion Instruments
Andrew Wyeth and Oysters
Armstrong and Bechet, a Percise Freedom.
ARRAY MUSIC, RIXAX
ART of TIME ENSEMBLE
Articles on John Cage
Aspects of Terror 1. Alerts to Threats in 2015 Europd byJohn Cleese
Aspects of Terror 2. Paris, 1757.
Aspects of Terror 3. 1945 to 2015′.
A Paean to Librarians and a Nod to Gen. Thomas Gage.
A Princely Dinner in Ontario Wine Country
A Tea party flag
BALTIMORE Meets the Press.
Backyard BBQ’s, THE GREEN EGG and TECHNOLOGY
Bang, Bang You’re Dead
Barbara Hannigan, Art and Virtuosity
Barbara Hannigan redux
BERLIOZ, ANOTHER LOOK . A revised Berlioz REDUX
Bowling Green and the Toledo School for the Arts
Brief History of Music for Fifes and Field Drums
“Bryce” by Toru Takemitsu.
Cidelo Ihos, “The Sound of Iron”
Clara Haskil abd Arthur Grumiaux: The Elegance of Great Art.
Commissioning New Music for Percussion: Four Case Studies.
Common Sense – 1776, revised.
Composing & Performing Contemporary Music for Percussion
Concerts in Toronto – No. 1, October 16, 2015.
Concerts in Toronto – No. 2, October 27, 2015.
Concerts in Toronto – No. 3, October 28, 2015.
Condos in Toronto
Current Events: An E-mail to a Friend.
Evelyn and Ewazen: Percussion in Buffalo, New York
Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan
Examples of Snare Drum Notation, Part 1: 1589-1797.
Examples of Snare Drum Notation, Part 2: 1809-20.
Examples of Snare Drum Notation, Part 3: 1853 to 1869
“Excuse me.” “No problem.” A cautionary tale about language
Finland Appeals to its Vacationing Musicians.
Fore! We stand on guard for thee?
FOOTBALL – Ducks VS. Nuts
FOOTBALL – The Band That Wouldn’t Die.
Get A Grip
Golf and the Papal We.
Gordon Stout: New work for NEXUS (2009)
Halle, Handel, Bach and the Marktkirche, Germany
“Have you no sense of decency, sir?”
He Who Hesitates Can.
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber von Bibern
Helsinki & Tampere, Finland, Oct. 20 to 25
Historic Percussion Instruments
Horowitz and Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto, 1941.
Igor Stravinsky, a correspondence.
Japan and the Evolution of Marimbas.
JAZZ as America’s Premier Art Form
By Ratzo B. Harris
CAGE GOES AS SLOW AS POSSIBLE in HALBERSTADT, GERMANY.
“John Cage Silences the Drums of War.”
John Prine: “The Oldest Baby in the World”.
Jörg Widmann. Déjà vu all over again.
Joseph Schwantner Concerto No. 2 for Percussion Section, Timpani and Orchestra.
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
Koerner Concert Hall – Esprit Orchestra, Amadeus Choir, Nexus, Hillary Hahn, Pierre Laurent Aimard, and the Edward Westin Concert Hall.
Late Night Travels with Jesus in West Virginia.
Le Carillon National, Ah! ça ira and the Downfall of Paris.
Linda Smith in Toronto’ Music Garden.
LISTENING to the PAST
LISTENING to the PAST, an addendum.
Luca Della Robbia: A Joyful Noise
LUCIE and CLASS AFLOAT aboard the S.S. SOLANDET
Luminato; is the light Fading?
Man, did you hear that?
Marie Antonia Josephina etc.
Mary Jolliffe, a Canadian Arts Legend.
Meditating on a Marimba
Milwaukee, Chicago and Franks Drum Shop
Morris Palter and Ensemble 64.8. University of Alaska
MUSIC APPRECIATION 101
New Creations Festival, Toronto, 2015.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 1.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 2.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 3.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 4.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 5.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, PART 6.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 7.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR– 1984 – A DIARY, Part 8. – Kwang Chao
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 9.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 10.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 11. From Narita to Seoul and Miss Korea.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 12. KBS Concert and Hanyang University.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 13. Japan, Takemitsu and Friends.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, Part 14. JAPAN, Takemitsu and WE.
NEXUS WORLD TOUR – 1984 – A DIARY, PART 15. Takemitsu and Nexus’ Repertoire
Note for a Canadian Brass CD Booklet
NYC, Part 2: Hannigan and Rattle
On the cut and thrust of surgeons and conductors
Paradise Below Zero, Winter Camping in Killarney Provincia Park.l
Parisian Street Scenes. a Photo gallery from 2012
Passion and Patience: restoring historic documents.
Percussive Arts Society 2011 International Convention: Some memories.
Perspectives on Improvisation. Revised and expanded version of a paper presented at the first Warren and Patricia Benson Forum on Creativity, The Eastman School of Music, 2006.
Peter Oundjian – Did he approve this message?
Photo Gallery-”The Historic Drummer’s Heritage Concert” DVD
Piano – Percussion
PRISTINE Classical – an update
Reflections on the Nature of Marimba Music.
ROPE DRUMS and BRASS
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, Merseyside.
“Sameness is the Enemy”
San Francisco Symphony Tour of Russia, 1972.
SCENES from ARRAY MUSIC HALL
Seiji Ozawa in Toronto
SHILOH, GETTYSBURG and ANTIETUM REMINISCENCES.
SIBELIUS, an excerpt.
Sidemen, Alas, T’was Only A Short Time Ago.
Stockholm, Sweden Percussive Arts Society
Surrender of Paris is The Downfall of Paris
the ART of DRAWING
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Modern Snare Drum Competition
The Balfa Waltz on Triangle. A Cajun Story
the Bradshaw Amphitheatre, an Homage.
The Divine Purcell.
the Eyes have it.
The Histtoric Drummers Heritage Concert DVD
The Isle of Barra. Is Detroit nearby?
The Impossible H. L. Mencken
The New York Philharmonic, 8 May, 2014.
The Perfect Clara Haskil.
The Perfect Clara Hakil, continued.
The Premier Drummers Heritage Concert Event
The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Case for Cinematic Authenticity
THE STAR MANGLED BANNER
The Super Ball vs. A Queen’s Square Hammer
The Tour de France, 2015
The War of 1812
Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
TorQ in Array Music Concert Hall
Toru Takemitsu in The Digital Concert Hall
Toru Takemitsu Vignettes
Treaty of Paris, 1783
Trichy Sankaran and his Kanjira meet a North American drumming tradition.
ULALUME: An Opportunity Lost.
Uneceptionalism: A Primer by E. L. Doctorow
Universal Health Care from a Northern Perspective
US Open Golf ala, 2012
VIENNA UNDER SIEGE, 2014.
Vince Battista on The National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Warren Benson: “A Primary Tutor for Snare Drum”
Was ist das?
We Stand on Guard for Thee
Western Military Drums in Japan
What was a Poing Stroke?
What the F – – K is This?
What’s Happened to the Ruff?
When I Wished Upon a Star
Wine Diary, October 10,1979