Remember the Typewriter?

I fondly remember my early portable typewriters and getting a “D” in summer school typewriting class. Then in 1985, an Apple Macintosh changed the world for me…

From Behind the Pen

Image Credit: George Hodan

Yep, hail to that piece of writing instrumentation that was the precursor to the computer keyboard. Well, here’s a little lighthearted entertainment for all of my writers out there, featuring a whimsical, magical, musical composition I played with my high school band.  This piece, “The Typewriter” concerto is a short composition of light music by American composer Leroy Anderson, which features an actual typewriter as a percussion instrument. Oh, how I wish I still had at least one of my old typewriters today! Enjoy!

Leroy Anderson: Ritvélin (The Typewriter)

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