Alan Lovejoy

"ancient brit"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (102 of 116)
Location: ROSS ON WYE, HEREFORDSHIRE United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 88,957 - Total Helpful Votes: 102 of 116
Wolf Violin Shoulder Rest Forte Secondo 3/4-4/4 by Wolf
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
So I've got a very short neck - and I just couldn't get a comfortable (or truly
satisactory) chin hold until I tried this Wolf shoulder rest. For me the difference
was immediate: a more secure and comfortable hold, and a distinct improvement
of left hand movement and finger the price was justified!
Violin Viola Practice Mute Rubber by Violinisteria
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Very prompt delivery. Product does exactly what it is supposed to. Has a firm smooth outline. Do note that it is composed of rubber (not foam) which should mean that it will last a long while. It also means that it is rather rigid and, for my violin, required manipulation to make it more flexible - so I could ease it fully into place without undue pressure on the bridge. Result is actually a pleasant sound and about a 25+% muting of volume.
The Character of Consciousness (Philosophy of Mind&hellip by David J. Chalmers
5.0 out of 5 stars A Work in Progress...?, 28 April 2013
I always enjoy listening to Chalmers discussing the "Hard Problem" - though I admit he frequntly leaves me exhausted!
This valuable book lays out much of his work on the subject over the past thirty years. From its first pages Chalmers accepts that this book (of nearly 600 pages) might appear "a fragmented read" and, in a score of introductory pages, he gives detailed, helpful advice to readers on how they might selectively choose their way through the contents. Thus, as he suggests, I dip into the contents, as and when I please, enjoying much and hearing his voice as I do so. Not always so, however, some chapters are tough!
Perhaps one day my Mind will comprehend… Read more