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YoungBlood

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I second the "what the doctor ordered" comment!

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Here are some of Ted's suggestions and ideas for EAR TRAINING!

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I offer all an example of how Ted would read ANYTHING! Magazines, books, etcetera.
As you can see, he was quite thorough. He read slowly and carefully, thereby comprehending and retaining much of the information he took in.

I thought this might be of interest to some of you. Barbara

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Thank you Barbara! I cherish things like this.

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Ted's pockets were always bulging with notes, little items he wanted to remember, and all sorts of things. Here is a sample of one of his pocket notes:

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I find these items so fascinating! I've always been interested in the notes and writings of artists (van Gogh letters, Delacroix journals, Rilke Letters To A Young Poet) and I am so excited whenever you post a new "artifact." Thanks so much for your continued work in all the areas of this invaluable site.

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Some of the most interesting insights into Ted's thinking (and humor) are to be gotten from the margin notes in the books he read, there were 1000's, here are 3 examples.


Thoughts on pop music: from Cher's "The First Time"

The Neapolitan 6th: from "Tonal Harmony in Concept and Practice"
(this is one of the last books he was reading- note date)

His comments on what he termed "high-brow" reading: from Leonard Bernstein's "The Joy of Music"





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This "note to himself" was written throughout Ted's appointment books in the '80s.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK HARD UNTIL YOU ARE CONFIDENT PLAYING MUSIC THAT TOUCHES OTHERS' HEARTS THE WAY IT HAS TOUCHED YOURS.

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IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WORK HARD UNTIL YOU ARE CONFIDENT PLAYING MUSIC THAT TOUCHES OTHERS' HEARTS THE WAY IT HAS TOUCHED YOURS 


Wow, did this really hit me hard.  Thank you again for sharing Ted's words w/ us Barbara. 
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While doing research for "the book" I came across 3 items I thought many of you would find interesting and (maybe amusing) Remember: the paper on "Life Goals" was written in 1977; the Financial policy in 1980 Still, quite insightful and interesting!
http://www.tedgreene.com/images/lessons/other/CommonGoalsOfLife_TedGreene_1977-03-01.pdf
http://www.tedgreene.com/images/lessons/other/TedsFinancialPolicy_1980-07-17.pdf

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As always Barbara, thank you for posting these wonderful windows into Ted's mind and philosophies. That "life goals" sheet is something else! WOW! And that financial page, really cool to get to experience those thoughts. That's why I check these forums every day...

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Some interesting notes from 1996 (2003). A few ideas that seemed to thrill Ted. Enjoy!
Barbara

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sooo invaluable, grazie!.......the breadth!!....missed this thread; was getting stoked paging through the material to source, and that quote "responsibility....hearts": yep, striking(concise)
thaaank you/ (ToddRundgren)'therearenowords'...

listening now to Zappa protege Mike Keneallys' recording of Siberian Khatru by Yes;
--(at radiokeneally.com)
highly recommended eclectic works, great engineering/production, some in alternate tunings (performed/recorded with a Dutch orchestra lately) beeutiful compositions...
 --kusp.org(s. cruz) is THE BEST (dj's) for classical(6pm-9:30) &jazz(9:30-12am)

found a pretty dang cool app, (cheap!), that records streams; when you want to save/record what you are listening to /heard, it goes back 5min. and stops 3min. after you hit the button!.....anybody remember DAK, the electronics catalog? >>>>>>>DAK.com ...the "I Wish recorder" in hot products



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I came across this list Ted made of some favorite film scores, I thought it might be of interest to some of you.  Hope it is readable.  B

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Oh My! Swwweet, thanx much!
(pardon the wordy reply earlier, please)

Possibly ON topic.....recordings of old americana---
"archive.org/details/78rpm"--maybe some of these are there;
(last.fm is neat also to hear standards);

One of my fave shows is "Jazz Decades", always a great introspection
for world/protojazz, I like Dory Steins' "Tangents"

Found my misplaced Jule Styne sheet! ('People').  Any other Styne transcriptions?
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