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10 August 2013
Fiddling on a crater: Panther Mountain, New York
In my spare time, I play violin – orchestra, rock band, and after this past week, fiddle. I just returned from a whirlwind week at a resort in the Catskills that I spent learning how to fiddle from none other than Gaelic Storm, and on top of the fantastic time we had and wonderful people I met, the scenery wasn’t so bad either. In fact, I spent a good bit of time geeking out about the fact that the resort sits on the edge of the Panther Mountain Impact Structure.
11 July 2008
A musical interlude
With all the things I’ve been doing to get ready for my move to Buffalo, I haven’t had much time to write much on here. I’ve noticed that Julian has been posting about geology in music, and it got me thinking about how I associate geology and music. I play violin and various other obscure stringed instruments, which meant that I was steeped in Classical orchestral music (and later …