The sixth improvisation of 2019 (slightly belated due to being away at Talliston during the weekend) uses found objects, some of which were exchanged during time is different here... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOUwa_Fk4m0&feature=youtu.be This week I listened to Leveret, a folk trio that was introduced to me by Gemma of The Vonnegut Collective over the weekend.
Another violin improvisation - my dog was not happy about some of these sounds! https://youtu.be/vLar9sMthCw This week I listened to Philip Glass, who everyone probably knows because he's part of the musical canon we all learn about at school and university. However, for my list of composers to listen to, I've been searching for composers [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2eUgRjL21Q My first piano improvisation of the year. Yes, I'm still using the clickity-clackity piano that I had back when I created sketching the rain. Hopefully I'll live somewhere big enough for my nicer piano soon!
This week I improvised using found objects, most of which I found on the streets or parks near where I live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI5zWSBoKJQ&feature=youtu.be This week I listened to Claire M Singer.
This week I have been listening to Hannah Kendall. Newcomen StreetVeraKanashibariRegina CaeliOn the Chequer'd Field Array'dProcessionalFundamentalIscariot Blues This week's improvisation is below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbvCbQqgXI8&feature=youtu.be
Well, November was certainly a busy month. With two premieres in December (wisteria for Gavin Osborn and All the Days of your Life for Cantiana Choir) plus preparation for time is different here... in full swing, I wasn't sure if I would reach my goal of composing sixty minutes of music during November. This is the [...]
Yesterday, Yubi (of The Mortal Path) came to visit. I was working on a graphic score while we were chatting and they asked if they could have a go at playing it. Here is the result. https://youtu.be/eTYxPAvlhnI It's beautiful, ethereal and made me think about the different ways in which similar scores could be used. [...]