"I sometimes take two sheets and double them over to make 4ply and moisten with tap water. That is fine at home, but in public, all I can do is use spit, and even then, that "tissue" is so biodegradable that it dissolves at the slightest…"
"Try this one:
Forty separate vocal parts.
It is a minor irritation to me that this and several other pieces of music I love were featured in the book Fifty Shades of Grey, which caused fans of the book to seek out the music. The fact that they were…"
"Yeah, I have to say that I understood Bach much better (and counterpoint) after listening to early music. I am sadly undereducated when it comes to the choral music of this period but I would like to listen to more."
"I love the choral music of the period. Palestrina, Josquin., Lassus, Victoria, Morales, Tallis, Byrd, even Leonin and Perotin. You could also say that I'm a Machaut man.
The music of the time is among my…"
"I have NEVER put a straw boater on my head that I liked....it is just my features and personal taste. As much as I love the 1920s and vintage things I don't want to look like I am in a barbershop quartet "
"Thanks man! I used to have more but I am constantly buying and selling these felts are the only that I have that are not for sale. I have been taking lessons about repairing hats so I go to thrift shops and buy em cheap to repair and make a profit…"
Who are your favorite early music composers and musicians? I really enjoy Orlando Gibbons. I love anything involving the viola da gamba (I play a treble gamba). My favorite performers are Jordi Savall and Ernst Stolz. Here is a Fantasia for three viols performed by Stolz:See More
"Here is my hat collection. My straws are all 100 percent Panama straw. The brown, Silver-Belly and Green-Moss hats are Custom made from a hatter friend of mine in PA. The Porker is a vintage Knox from the 50's "
"I'm not clear if you're asking how to manage your personal taxes, or business taxes/ employees.
For personal taxes, if you're paid as a 1099 employee (contractor), you need to withhold 15.3% for Medicare/SS taxes, plus your income…"
"Granted I don't have a self-employment business like you are considering, but federally speaking, it all pans out about the same.
I don't use a tax accountant and actually file my business taxes with my personal. I am issued a 1099…"
I see a market for my skill set that no one else is filling. I am a headhunter, who specializes in insurance producers, salesmen, etc. There are a few firms that focus on experienced people, but there is a market for "career changers." My former employer has floated the idea of contracting me to source candidates. The company has a national presence and the regional leaders are very close knit so I believe I could generate enough business to make a solid living. I have business plan,…See More