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Another gift from Rudy – 88 years later

antique victrola playing 78 rpms record

In my previous blog, I wrote about my great uncle, Rudolph (Rudy) Fuchs and the miracle of receiving his first string instrument, a small viola he purchased in 1923. In 2015, it was purchased by a young woman who played in a youth orchestra. The viola was in reasonable condition, but the case, strings, bridge, bow, and chin rest all needed to be replaced. The...Read more »

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An Amazing Story of My Great Uncle’s Viola and How It Found Its Way to Me after 95 Years

My great uncle, Rudolph Fuchs, was a virtuoso violinist. He tragically died in a plane accident at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1933 at the young age of 25. I was never fortunate enough to know him, and being a musician, I had a great curiosity about how he became interested in the violin, where he performed, and whom he performed with. My father frequently...Read more »

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Ruchman’s Original Classical Music Heard on More Classical Music Radio Stations

Female classical music composer Sharon Ruchman composes original classical music

Original classical music composer Sharon Ruchman  has gained additional international radio play for movements from her album Remembrance. Click on the links below to visit the classical music radio stations that are now playing Sharon’s classical music: WRR Classical 101.1 Dallas, TX Alabama Public Radio Tuscaloosa, AL WHRO or WHRO on Connoisseur Classics Norfolk, VA WQLN Erie, PA KCSC Edmond, OK KCND Bismarck, ND WMKY...Read more »

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Free Ceremony Wedding Music MP3 Download – Sharon Ruchman

Are you planning a wedding? Have you chosen your wedding music yet? Choosing the right wedding music is often the last thing on a bride’s mind, unless she has friends who are in a band. What happens if you don’t really know what to do for music? You could leave it to the DJ to decide. But usually DJs show up at the reception, not...Read more »

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Wedding Music Ideas from an Original Classical Music Composer

Wedding Music Ideas and Suggestions

  Read more about original classical music ideas including wedding dinner music and soothing instrumental music from the events described below.   Recently we’ve been exploring all things wedding with the release of Sharon’s new compilation album, Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music. Lately we’ve found that there are some beautiful, photographic wedding blogs out there to record a wedding. It’s amazing that many of...Read more »

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5 Ways to Make Your Wedding Last

Make your wedding last by creating a longer musical experience for the procession.

You’ve spent at least a year planning and preparing. Everything is perfect, from the venue to the flowers, the dresses to the tuxes, the ceremony music to the DJ. Now is the time to make sure your entire wedding ceremony lasts long enough to make it memorable, but not too long that guests start squirming in their seats (haven’t you been to one of THOSE...Read more »

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Ceremony Wedding Music Video Highlights Sharon Ruchman’s New CD

Bride arriving by horse and carriage - scene in ceremony wedding music video

Washington, Conn., May 2013 – As a lively, visual accompaniment to the original music of classical music composer and pianist Sharon Ruchman,  she has released a captivating Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music video.  Composer of four previous classical music CDs, Ruchman commented about her newly-released Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music CD that, “All of my compositions are original. So more often than not,...Read more »

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Mother of the Bride: Is Wedding Ceremony Music One of Your Duties?

Mother of the Bride Gets Hug for Choosing the Right Ceremony Wedding Music

Every bride is different, and every wedding unique. As the mother of the bride, have you ever wondered what exactly your role should be? Some mothers take on more of a proactive role while others stand back and let their daughters delegate tasks and chores to them. Either way, we mothers know what needs to go into planning a wedding. All we can do is...Read more »

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Choosing the Right Ceremony Wedding Music

Ceremony wedding music sets the mood for this beautiful bride as she processes up the aisle

With the release of Sharon’s new album, Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music, we’ve been delving into the world of weddings to see how classical music fits in with what brides are looking for to complete their big day. We were putting together the demo video to show you how beautiful Sharon’s music sounds playing in the background while guests are arriving (prelude music), as...Read more »

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Sharon Ruchman Releases “Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music”


Washington, Conn., April 2013 – Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music is the inviting title of the just-released CD by classical music composer and pianist, Sharon Ruchman of Washington, Connecticut. “A wedding is a couple’s special day,” stated Ruchman. “Often they desire ceremony wedding music that is unique and memorable for themselves and their honored guests. All of my compositions are original, so it is...Read more »

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