• The last Festival of Psalms concert with Stephen P Brown might be in an arena!
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    Here’s a game we can all play

    If you have visited my website during the past month, you may have noticed a little floating bar on the right that says “sign in to play” and I know some of you have wondered what that’s all about. Here’s the game: Every time you comment, share or like one of my posts or pages, you earn points. Every time you perform one of my #PsalmQuest pieces, you earn massive points! In fact, every time you visit this website, you earn points! Over time, you achieve badges and levels of competence that are great fun to keep track of. Really – it’s fun, and very easy to suddenly rack up…

  • Conductor Composer Stephen P Brown share an insane fact about music
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    17 insane (but probably true) things about music

    This is just a fun post. None of these facts have been verified, but I bet at least one of them will put a smile on your face! Have a great week ­čÖé 1. There is a law in New Hampshire that prevents you from tapping your feet, nodding your head, or in any other way keep time to music whilst in a tavern (pub), restaurant or cafe. 2.┬áIn the 1930s, applause caused Toscanini’s radio concerts to be too long so the audience was asked to be quiet. Until then, classical music concerts were┬áextremely rowdy with people standing, walking around, drinking & eating, and having complete conversations while the musicians…