Book Notes

, K-BACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for February, 2014

In her new book, "Still Writing-- The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life", Dani Shapiro talks about the Writing Life, and reveals How and why she chose it, or why it chose her.  It's the K-BACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for February!

K-BACH & Changing Hands presents "Booknotes" The K-BACH & Changing Hands Booknotes selection for December is "Bach:Music in the Castle of Heaven" by John Eliot Gardiner. Review by K-Bach's Randy Kinkel. Listen:
K-Bach/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for October

"Bug Music" by David Rothenberg, a jazz musician and professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, proposes that the “wild percussion sounds” of insects were humans’ original musical inspiration, the source of our interest in “the trill, the thrum, the resonant, the mangled, the mashed.”

KBACH/Changing Hands Book Notes Selection for September

This debut novel follows a priceless violin across five decades-from WWII to Stalinist Russia to the gilded international concert halls of today-and reveals the loss, love, and secrets of the families who owned it.