You say Rossini …

You say Rossini, I say Strawberry Bellini!” So … here we go, Christmas coming up before you know – I cannot say that I have the bullet proof formula for peace on earth and good will to everyone when family is involved – I can say, just quietly, everyone is challenged by family meeting over…

“Art is a lie …

…that makes us realize the truth” ~ Picasso “We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.”  What does…

Transformative Power of Music

“The conductor … depends for his power on his ability to make other people powerful” Sometimes, perhaps a couple of times in a lifetime – if you are lucky and pursue truth relentlessly, stubbornly with the tenacity and rigor of totalitarian regime – you will have found yourself in the presence of a Master, a…

Santa! Australia too hot for Reindeer! Oh No!

So this is a song well remembered by children, grown and growing, all over Australia. It is often sung at Kindergarten and School Christmas Concerts for friends and family. I have included, for your enjoyment, a version sung by the Contem-pre Anglican Singers. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! “In Australia, Christmas comes in the…