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“don’t misbehave”

    A couple of years ago, I went back to my hometown, Canton, Massachusetts, for a high school reunion and visited an old friend. It was great to see him. We got to talking briefly about our old school … Continue reading

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happiness is … an expectant concert audience

                          “As soon as I enter the door of a tavern, I experience oblivion of care, and a freedom from solicitude. There is nothing which has yet been … Continue reading

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songs from “Rosseter’s Book of Ayres”

          Posted here nine songs for voice and lute from “Rosseter’s Book of Ayres,” a songbook by Philip Rosseter and Thomas Campion. No one seems to know for certain who wrote the lyrics. It was probably … Continue reading

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