Author: Virgilian

August 24, 2019 Off By Virgilian

Ben Gibbard, Craig Finn, and more reflect on late Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison in new documentary

Photo: Rob Ball (Getty Images)As the music world mourned the loss of Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison, who took his own life last year, the remaining band members staged a stirring tribute to the late singer that gave way to a star-studded covers album honoring their breakout, 2008’s The Midnight Organ Fight. Today, the memorials culminate…

August 24, 2019 Off By Virgilian

The Authentic Pachelbel’s Canon: Watch a Performance Based on the Original Manuscript & Played with Original 17th-Century Instruments

Even if we don’t know its name, we’ve all heard Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D, better known simply as Pachelbel’s Canon — and probably more than once at a wedding. But though Pachelbel composed the piece in the late 17th or early 18th century, it hasn’t enjoyed a consistent presence in the world of music:…