The sounds of Rajasthan

Originally posted on PotSoup for the Soul:
If you are tourist in India there is a good chance that you might have heard of┬áRajasthan.┬áThis western dessert state of India gets its name from Raja – sthan meaning the land of the kings. During the middle ages there were a lot of kings here and even…

When the Bands Come Marching In: Charles Ives “Putnam’s Camp, Redding, Connecticut”

“Putnam’s Camp, Redding, Connecticut” is a very complex piece of music. While classical in nature, it is a good example of American folk music as well. It was written by Charles Ives in the 1910’s. The YouTube video is of “Putnam’s Camp” performed by the Leicestershire Schools Symphony. This part of the composition “Three Place … Continue reading