Book Notes

KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for March, 2014 "The Sound Book-- The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox; "Cox is fascinated by room acoustics, and how places can be designed for speech, like classrooms, and beautiful music, like auditoriums and concert halls. you can’t help but get caught up in his enthusiasm-- He's Kind of like the Indiana Jones of Acoustic research and exploration." -Randy Kinkel Listen:
, K-BACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for February, 2014

In her new book, "Still Writing-- The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life", Dani Shapiro talks about the Writing Life, and reveals How and why she chose it, or why it chose her.  It's the K-BACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for February!

K-BACH & Changing Hands presents "Booknotes" The K-BACH & Changing Hands Booknotes selection for December is "Bach:Music in the Castle of Heaven" by John Eliot Gardiner. Review by K-Bach's Randy Kinkel. Listen:
K-Bach/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for October

"Bug Music" by David Rothenberg, a jazz musician and professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, proposes that the “wild percussion sounds” of insects were humans’ original musical inspiration, the source of our interest in “the trill, the thrum, the resonant, the mangled, the mashed.”