Music Composers Unite!
Here's a fun mash up:
1) start this backing track in a separate window:
2) start #16 Fantasy in E Phrygian , or #17 Canon in E Phrygian from my playlist, adjust volume so that it is quite a bit lower than the backing track.
3) savor the groovy weirdness.
OK, still bored? Some favourite links (of the moment):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An2a1_Do_fc Young Neil Young Old Man.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Okepsx9txWw RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOS81FeXGUY Dufay writes all of my favorite Kyries.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igDsu5QWhpo Ravi Shankar "conducting"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWJfHa0EmRI Ravi Shankar at his best Raga Pilu
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