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A Fender Painted Blue

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  • John King Award
  • Art
  • Liberal Arts
  • Studio Arts Department


A Fender Painted Blue Connecticut College Digital Commons @ Connecticut College Honors and Awards Speeches College Relations 4-14-2004 A Fender Painted Blue Peter R. Leibert Connecticut College, [email protected] Follow this and additional works at: This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the College Relations at Digital Commons @ Connecticut College. It has been accepted for inclusion in Honors and Awards Speeches by an authorized administrator of Digital Commons @ Connecticut College. For more information, please contact [email protected] The views expressed in this paper are solely those of the author. Recommended Citation Leibert, Peter R., "A Fender Painted Blue" (2004). Honors and Awards Speeches. Paper 1. "A Fender Painted Blue" Peter Leibert, Professor of Art Recipient of the 2003 John King Faculty Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence Delivered at the Honors and Awards Assembly, Connecticut College, April 14, 2004. I’d like to introduce you to a very old friend of mine, a friend who relaxes me, lets me be myself and (no question about it) lets me know when I am wrong. This is an Anglo concertina, which means with this system you start the scale with your left hand and finish with the right hand “pushing and pulling” the bellows, very much like you would breathe in and out with a harmonica. Both hands provide melody and the left hand brings in bass from time to time. I am going to play two short tunes primarily to put me a little more at ease with all of you. Petronella and Green Mountain Petronella. Al2 02 Si 02 H2 0: the formula for pure clay, or Kaolin. 4 basic elements come into play here: earth, air, water, and fire, the latter, fire, having the ability to make the material permanent. Clay, or Ceramics, which covers a much broader spectrum, has always fascinated me from the first time as a young kid I read ab

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