Joy To The World-Cello

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Dec 252012

I’ve become a huge fan the cello, and someday I’d love to take lessons. This is performed as a multi-track recording by Sharon Gerber. It really showcases what a dynamic instrument the cello can be in the right hands. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas Day and that the New Year is your best ever.


Basic Decency and Goodness

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May 282006

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. –Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals was a virtuoso cello player (and later conductor). He made many recordings throughout his career, of solo, chamber, and orchestral music, also as conductor, but Casals is best remembered for the recording of Bach’s Cello Suites he made from 1936 to 1939.

Like with the previous quote by Mother Teresa, Casals is calling on us to act on basic instincts to do good. The world is improved when we do. The world is better for us having been here.