An essay about teaching and learning in this new environment.
This is the transcript of a 12-minute conversation with Patrick, recorded on 8 Oct 2014. Man, I love hearing his voice. The recording is way too long to post here, unfortunately, so you’ll just have to imagine the sounds of our laughter over the clinking of frequently refilled scotch glasses, the zoom-zoom noises he used (more)
One of several conversations recorded our first full night together during my 2017 visit with Patrick. In this one he talked a bit more about teaching in Florida and the birth of the eldest girl. Patrick: As I recall… let’s see. I was teaching in, where is it? Not Vero Beach, but the next one (more)
I found this a while ago and posted the letter that was attached to this story, but failed to share the story itself, an error remedied here. By the way the letter concluded with: When you’re sitting down, with coffee & cigarette, anything seems possible. 1 From his mother’s house in Salisbury, Fred called his (more)
Conversation With Patrick Period Pianos on 18th November about 11:30 p.m., 2011. I’ll see if I can find the recording and share it later. This is an imperfect transcription. P The guy who made up the first ________? for the piano. Won’t come to me now. Anyway, this little piano museum in Concert Hall is (more)