John François G

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Soufflé de Calabaza y Queso Parmesano

Cómo preparar un perfecto soufflé de calabaza<p><b>Ingredientes (para 2 personas)</b><p>Puré de Calabaza:<p>200 gr. de calabaza limpia<p>C/s de mantequilla<p>C/s de nuez …

How to choose? / IDRS 2013 art. 1 / Comment choisir?

I still want to digest my impressions from having tried all the oboe brands at the IDRS 2013 conference, but the experience really begs the question …

Which Staple? / Quel Tube?

<b>IDRS Conference at last!</b><br>For 2 years, now, I have been internet-chatting with people about trying all the makes of oboe and everyone told me to go to …

Oboist’s Trinity / IDRS 2013 art. 2 / Trinité du hautbois

I'm still working on finding the right vocabulary to describe my impressions on the various instruments I tried at IDRS 2013. Take a look at really …

OBOES AT IDRS 2013 - art. 4

I'll make another blog post on oboe d'amore, English horn, baroque and Viennese oboe. There is just so much to say about oboes themselves.<p>Please …

Why Make Reeds? / IDRS art. 6 / Pourquoi fabriquer ses anches?

I am currently preparing to record a baroque sonata. This time, it will be on video, so I want to be at my best. So that is also why it's taking more …

Oboe (or) d’Amore? / Hautbois (ou) d’Amour?

The oboe has long held a nasty reputation of being extremely difficult to play, especially in tuning and sound control. I have long considered this …

Why do we play? – IDRS 2014 & FIFA!, art. 2 – Pouquoi jouns-nous?

People seem eager for a post about my impressions on the different instruments. I want to take my time to write it well because I think it’s …

Anecdotes and/et Decisions – IDRS 2014 art. 3

Well, the title on the blog title does combine oboe with engineering and chronic pain. I keep forgetting fibromyalgia is an “invisible disease” until …

Hautbois IDRS 2014 Oboes (art. 4),

Lengthening Nights<p>Tai-Chi for Pain Management<p>Christmas Concert + Louise Pellerin with Marigaux in Montréal!<p>Oboes at IDRS 2014<p>New Approach: "Presence" …

Back to our Roots – Louise Pellerin à/in Montréal – Retour à nos racines

Rehearsing Christmas Carols is nothing difficult at all… unless you want to make them more interesting and while working 12 hour days at your “day …

Merry Christmas Concert! / Joyeux Concert de Noël!

When I started my blog, the purpose for recording my You-Tubes was a bit prideful..... for a couple of years, I had been commenting on the Oboe …

Spring back to life? / Printemps et revitalité?

Here in Eastern Canada, Spring is very shy to show its face: the last Friday of March actually gave us a snow-storm in Ottawa. This is completely …

Ring the (oboe) bells / Sonnez les cloches!

I’ve not been blogging much for a few rather pleasant reasons. Here’s the first one.<p>Spinoff from Christmas Concert:<p>In a previous post, I was thrilled …

Why make reeds? (part 2.a) / Pourquoi faire ses anches? (#2.a)

After IDRS 2013, I wrote at the potential of being able to enjoy playing the oboe without needing to make reeds (click here). I am happy that meeting …

Nerves and Oboe (,) bells / Poil-au-pavillons (de cloches et de hautbois)

OK,<br>So I’m late with my next article on buying ready-made reeds…. this post might help explain why…Bon d’accord,<br>Je suis en retard avec mon prochain …

Why make reeds? (part 2.b) / Pourquoi faire ses anches? (#2.b)

Recall:<p>These are MY opinions: I encourage everyone to try for yourself and come to your own. I think this blog is most useful if it starts …

Why make reeds? (part 2.c) / Pourquoi faire ses anches? (#2.c)

<b>CAUTION:</b><br>These are my own impressions on very small sample of reeds. Evaluating a reed for any other person is a terribly delicate issue, even when …

Congratulations To Venezuela: Monthly Minimum Wage Now Below Seattle's Hourly Minimum

It was Adam Smith who said that there’s an awful lot of ruin in a nation. This is usually taken to mean that you’re going to have to really work very hard at it to completely mess a country up. But it does appear that President Maduro and his merry band are achieving that in Venezuela. We now hear …

Consejos para marcar abdominales

CONSEJOS PRÁCTICOS<p>Llega el verano y empieza la puesta a punto de los practicantes de fitness, culturismo, y amantes del ejercicio físico en general, …

Cómo hacer patatas fritas al horno: la mitad de calorías e incluso mejor sabor

Os dejo esta entrada que publique directamente en Facilisimo, y que tuvo mucho éxito en Facebook. Las patatas fritas al horno son una buena opción …

Los frutos secos que menos engordan y cómo comerlos

Hoy vemos cuáles son los <b>frutos secos que menos engordan</b> ya que los <b>frutos secos</b> son una de las alternativas más sanas que hay a la hora de comer o …

Cómo hacer aros de cebolla en casa acompañados de mayonesa de ajo y perejil

Contigo en la playa! Idea guardada <b>314</b> veces<p>La valoración media de 599 personas es: Excelente<p>AROS DE CEBOLLA CON MAYONESA DE AJO Y PEREJIL<p>Si hay algo …

¿Cuántos años de vida les queda a las orquestas sinfónicas? - Música en México

El connotado director de orquesta húngaro, Ivan Fischer, se plantea esta provocadora pregunta, en una entrevista con el Times de Londres: “Las …

Niño de 3 años toca asombrosamente la batería con una orquesta y se hace viral

DESCONECTA, 07 Jul.<p>Se llama <b>Lyonya Shilovskya</b>, tiene tres años y <b>toca la batería de una forma envidiable</b>. Por eso subió al escenario junto a una …

Nueva edición del Festival Internacional de Orquestas de Radio

Bucarest celebró la semana pasada la segunda edición del Festival Internacional de Orquestas de Radio, RadiRo. Un festival organizado por la radio pública rumana, Radio Rumanía.<p>Cuatro orquestas participaron en el evento procedentes de Finlandia, República Checa, Alemania y Francia además de …

El ABC del cómo funciona una orquesta

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 18 de octubre.- Las sinfónicas no han dejado de transformarse. Pero, ¿cuál es la conformación actual de estas agrupaciones que vemos en escena? Estos son los elementos básicos de una orquesta. Después de conocer estos detalles, la experiencia a la hora de asistir a un concierto no …