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Classical 101

A Musical Muppet Monday: Rowlf and Fozzie play Grainger

Is there any morning tougher to deal with than Monday? Maybe you got a lot done over the weekend, but not quite everything. Maybe you're just not quite ready to roll out of a warm, cozy bed into a cold winter morning. I believe I have just the remedy for the 'toos.' Too cold, too early, too dark. Country Gardens by Percy Grainger in a piano four-paws version.  This little piece would become Grainger's most popular encore.  It became instantly popular, sheet music sales quickly broke many publishing records, and Country Gardens would become synonymous with Grainger's name through the rest of his life. Rowlf, Fozzie, and I wish you a morning that is not 'too.'