Nitpicking in Pandora’s Box: Schroeder on Page 20, ‘I’ Tunes, and Julie Andrew’s Solfège

Do you like to sing? I do. My singing voice is not great, but it’s serviceable enough for the local chorale. A few years back, we were working on Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. Frankly, that tune is a bitch. Did you see page 20 in the picture? Absolutely no place to take a breath.
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The Little Drummer Boy and The Former Secretary of State: A Quest for Grace

Last week in Ruminations…I mentioned The Sound of Music. Big mistake. My Favorite Things…don’t even go there. Besides the stuck tune, I’m sure, by now, you know how I feel about “Things” (if not, see Ruminations…10.25.12). In truth, I like the
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