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Beyond the 88: A No-Fear Beginner’s Guide to Preparing the Piano

In my university music department, I run a weekly composition colloquium, bringing in guest composers and new music performers, as well as faculty speakers, with the latter often coming to talk about things like idiomatic writing and extended techniques for a particular instrument, or setting up a composer website, or digital publishing. A couple of years ago, some of my composition students asked me if I could spend one of those meetings on extended techniques for piano. I dug through my scores...
Tags: Google, Religion, Articles, Tesla, Piano, Columns, Baldwin, Cowell, Curtis Smith, Crumb, Ashley Fure, Experimentation, Annea Lockwood, NewMusicBox, George Crumb, Extended Techniques

Curtis Smith's Playlist for His Novel "Lovepain"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Curtis Smith's novel Lovepain is rich in language and storytelling. Amber Sparks wrote of the book: "Curtis Smith writes like Hemingway and Denis Johnson’s love child—that is to s...
Tags: Music, David, Bob Dylan, Kate, Hemingway, Sparks, Simon, Kurt Vonnegut, Mark, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Bach, Zoe, Eli, Curtis Smith, Denis Johnson, Antiheroines

Bushnell Engage Optics Shipping Best-In-Class Riflescopes & Binoculars

Bushnell Engage Optics Line Now Shipping OVERLAND PARK, Kansas –-( Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, offers a new line of high-quality, performance-driven optics for modern hunters and shooters. Now arriving at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Scheels, Sportman’s Warehouse and online at, the new Engage riflescopes and binoculars represent the latest evolution in Bushnell optics.“The Engage line is built to outper...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Guns, Gear, New Zealand, North America, Optics, Puerto Rico, Exo, Binoculars, Bushnell, Curtis Smith, Gun Gear, Hunting Gear, Vista Outdoor, Bass Pro Shops Cabela

Bushnell Receives 2017 Optic of Year Award Recognition

Bushnell Receives 2017 Optic of Year Recognition Bushnell OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -( The National Rifle Association (NRA) magazine American Rifleman has awarded Bushnell’s Elite 1-Mile ARC laser rangefinder with CONX Technology the Golden Bullseye Award for 2017 Optic of the Year.Bushnell representatives will accept the prestigious honor Friday, April 28, during the 2017 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia.American Rifleman magazine is the world’s oldest and larges...
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Bushnell Elite 1-Mile Laser Rangefinder Wins Guns & Ammo Honors

Elite Con X Bushnell OVERLAND PARK, Kansas -( The Bushnell Elite 1-Mile Laser Rangefinder with CONX has earned the coveted Innovation of the Year Award from Guns & Ammo magazine, the preeminent and most-respected magazine in the firearms field.“The ability to shoot afar with intent is a skill that’s been made easier for all riflemen using the Bushnell CONX system,” wrote the editors. “It starts with the Elite 1-Mile CONX rangefinder, which is the first laser rangefinder that ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Gear, New Zealand, North America, Puerto Rico, Bushnell, Kestrel, Vista Outdoor Inc, Curtis Smith, Vista Outdoor, Guns & Ammo, U S States Canada Mexico, Asia Australia Canada Europe, Applied Ballistics

RCBS’ New M1000 Scale Is Feature-Packed for Serious Reloaders

RCBS M1000 mechanical scale RCBS Reloading Overland Park, KS -( The new M1000 mechanical scale provides right- or left-handed operation and a wealth of big-time features at an affordable price.“We offer ultra-reliable equipment for serious reloaders,” said Curtis Smith, RCBS Product Director. “For those who choose mechanical scales, accuracy and reliability are top priorities. The new M1000 scale provides exactly that for both left- and right-handed users.”Featuring a proven ...
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Take Your RCBS Pro Chucker to the Next Level with the New Tube Case Feeder

RCBS Pro Chucker Tube Case Feeder RCBS Reloading Overland Park, KS -( RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announces the release of the new Pro Chucker Tube Case Feeder.The Case Feeder installs on RCBS’ high-performance, maximum output Pro Chucker 5 or Pro Chucker 7 progressive presses to provide automated case feeding for both Bottleneck and Straight Wall cases.“The Pro Chucker 5 and the Pro Chucker 7 are top auto-indexing ...
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Shell Oil Spill Dumps Thousands Of Barrels Of Crude Into Gulf Of Mexico

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A 2,100-barrel oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico forced Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday to shut in all wells that flow to its Brutus platform, federal regulators said. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said a 2 mile by 13 mile (about 3 km by 21 km) sheen was visible in the sea about 97 miles off the Louisiana coast. About 88,200 gallons was reportedly released from the pipeline, the Coast Guard said, adding the source of the discharge was report...
Tags: News, Royal Dutch Shell, Louisiana, Houston, Shell, Gulf of Mexico, Huffington Post, Bengaluru, Reuters, Coast Guard, Terry Wade, David Gregorio, Luc Cohen, Brutus, Bill Rigby, Andrew Hart

Shell relinquishes offshore leases in Alaska's Chukchi Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " Royal Dutch Shell PLC confirmed Tuesday it will relinquish all but one of its federal offshore leases in the Chukchi (chuk-CHEE) Sea off Alaska's northwest coast.Spokesman Curtis Smith in an email says the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Alaska, Shell, Anchorage, Chukchi Sea, Curtis Smith

Hurdles exist using CO2 to boost oil output in North Dakota.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " Significant barriers exist in using carbon dioxide to enhance oil recovery in North Dakota but the "long-term prize" could be billions of extra barrels of oil, a consultant told lawmakers Wednesday.Curtis Smith,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Largehearted Boy Weekly Wrap-Up - April 24, 2016

A list of the past week's Largehearted Boy features: Book Notes: (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates to their book) Alex Segura for his novel Down the Darkest Street Curtis Smith for his book Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: Bookmarked Dominic Smith for his novel The Last Painting of Sara de Vos Domnica Radulescu for her novel Country of Red Azaleas Jeff Zentner for his novel The Serpent King John Smelcer for his novels Savage Mountain and Stealing Indians Jonathan ...
Tags: Music, David, Kurt Vonnegut, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Curtis Smith, Dominic Smith, Alex Segura, Michelle de Kretser, John Smelcer, Jeff Zentner, Jonathan Levi, Sara de Vos Domnica Radulescu

Book Notes - Curtis Smith "Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: Bookmarked"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Jesmyn Ward, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Curtis Smith's Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: Bookmarked s the first book in Ig Publishing exciting new series where authors explain how a book influenced their writing....
Tags: Neil Young, David, Pentagon, Einstein, Dresden, Cortez, Billy, Kurt Vonnegut, Loretta Lynn, Rage Against The Machine, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Cyndi Lauper, Sabbath, Manson, David Bowie Bowie, Gim

Breaking: BallinEurope is not based in a coffee shop

While this site’s fondness for the odd beverage or 10 is well known, most of our readers associate that with drinks of the alcoholic variety. Today we ended up with something best described as a little out there. Karl, who owns my regular haunt for a caffeine fix Coffee Angel, DMed me with a rather surprising message. You see, this arrived at one of his stores Now while I love a fine caffeinated beverage (my usual call is a double espresso) and I usually call on Karl’s cats to provide it, I d...
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DA: Deputy injured by colleague, not attacker, in courthouse stab attack

Chester County authorities said a deputy sheriff was justified in shooting Curtis Smith to death after Smith attacked another deputy with a knife Tuesday.
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Cousin: White House jumper's courthouse death was "suicide"

Curtis Smith, charged in March with unlawful entry at the White House, allegedly attacked a deputy sheriff and was shot to death
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White House Fence Jumper Killed After Attacking Deputy with Knife at Pennsylvania Courthouse

Curtis Smith, 34, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, went into the Chester County Justice Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania Tuesday, where he attacked a sheriff's deputy with a knife, according to the Chester County District Attorney's office. Another deputy fired and hit Smith, the DA's office said, and Smith was taken to a hospital where he died.
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Shell sends icebreaker to Portland for repairs; Arctic drilling to begin next week

Royal Dutch Shell is sending the damaged 380-foot icebreaker Fennica south to Portland for repairs, but says a 39-inch gash in the vessel’s hill will not prevent the oil giant from beginning to drill in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea later this month. “There’s no time line per se, but we are targeting the third week in July to commence drilling,” Shell spokesman Curtis Smith told The Fennica, an icebreaker important to Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling, is being sent south to Portland for repair o...
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