...n English Horn (cor anglais). And Sibelius. [sigh] Sorry about all the YouTube videos recently, but we went on a search recently for some great instrument show-off pieces and found quite a few I wanted to share. I'll try to intersperse these with other interesting things, but really. What beats well-played beautiful music?
We ran across this video this weekend and loved it. Although I think it's funny that a trumpet is playing a piece called "Gabriel's Oboe." But whatever. This is a beautiful piece of music, but I decided to post it because the trumpeter is so amazing! Gorgeous, gorgeous tone. Hope you enjoy!
*Note: I realize it is not yet the 10th. I wasn't sure if I would get to posting this later. If you don't want to read it before the 10th, wait a couple of days. :)
In honor of 10/10/10, an article was published in Meridian Magazine. (A very fine online magazine. If you have not subscribed, you might want to check it out.) Anyway, I thought I'd post a link to the article for anyone interested. It talks about the significance of the number 10 in scripture.
And on a totally different note having nothing to do with anything in particular, here's an Elvis song that I love to hear Michael Ball sing.
I like to work on projects that don't take much thought during Conference. It helps me stay awake. :) Actually, it also helps me concentrate. This Conference, while listening to amazing talks which inspired and comforted me, I did this:
Which together makes this:
I found both patterns for free on Ravelry.com, a fun site my friend introduced me to. The pattern for the scarf is here. The pattern for the hat is here. I didn't come up with these patterns. However, the more patterns I try, the more I really feel I understand how crocheting works. That's kind of fun seeing as I've never really understood it before.