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  1. Using Vibrato to Its Best Effect

    Many, many, many years ago I received a compliment from Harvey Phillips after a played a recital at Indiana University. Among other things, he mentioned that he liked how I used vibrato. He said it was not just the ever-present part of my tone, but it was something I used more effectively as part of my phrasing. That was very pleasing to me to hear because I have thought a lot about vibrato and how to use it. My use/views are still changing year by year, but the core philosophy is the same: vibrato ...
  2. Beauty and the Beast

    From the Disney movie "Beauty and the Beast," here is the title song. Music can be obtained here:

    Watch on YouTube with this link, or view the embedded video.