As you know by now, euphonium master Arthur Lehman died recently. His funeral was just two days ago. Here is a link to a photo provided by Arthur's good friend, Keith Barton:
Also, the Washington Post ran a nice article remembering Arthur. Read it here:
Arthur W. Lehman, 91 - Influential Euphonium Player With Marine Band
The Washington Post article mentions Arthur's writing, including the book The Brass
Regular visitors will know that this site became inflicted with some kind of virus or malware. My site is hosted on a server that also hosts many other sites, which is necessary unless you can afford big bucks for your own server. It appears one of those other sites was infected and that spread to all other sites on the server via the Windows web server.It took my hosting company a while to get everything clean and back to normal (it involved moving to a new server with a clean install
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(Courtesy of the First Amendment Religion Clause blog at http://churchvstate.blogspot.com - used with permission)
On June 6, 1984, President Ronald Reagan gave a speech commemorating the 40th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. He was in France, on the site of the invasion.
President Reagan was not afraid to invoke the name of God. He was not ashamed of our past. In his speech he said:
"It was the deep knowledge -- and pray God we have not
On June 4, 1942, the Allied forces won a decisive victory in the battle of Midway. Our badly-outnumbered fleet succeeded in what has been called the most important military action of the 20th century.
Here is a recording of The United States Coast Guard Band performing Richard Rodgers classic "Victory at Sea." The piece was written for a multi-part TV series remembering our Navy's efforts in World War II.
Victory at Sea, USCG Band