March 15th, 2013
Last night, I went to a concert at the auditorium at the University of Connecticut. An orchestra from Germany was playing the music of Beethoven, but I came away with an appreciation of . . . . . . Jimi Hendrix? It might sound rather unlikely, but bear with me here. Because as it turns out, there’s a bridge over the gulf that separates the musical styles of Ludwig von Beethoven and Jimi Hendrix. You see, before the concert last night, I went to an eye-opening presentation led by Alain Frogley, Professor of Music History at the University of Connecticut….