Sometimes composers go on a journey. This does not mean that the little giraffe needs to be left alone at home, though.
Month: November 2019
One of the first odes to the very hot drink that became well known, dates back to the 1730s. It originally flowed out of J. S. Bach‘s quill, who then wrote a work for choir and orchestra called Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Be still, stop chattering), today widely known as Coffee Cantata.
A New Recording
The little giraffe unboxed the big green headphones and is enjoying a first sonic impression of a new piece. Let’s have a look at how an audio recording emerges from the silence of a formerly white paper.
What is higher than a giraffe, yet small enough to fit even into a composer’s wallet? Let’s get down to … business cards.
Proofreading the Parts
Writing a decent piece of music is the one thing. Once a piece of music is written it cannot be considered finished—at all.
A Gnomic Inventory
for chamber orchestra (2019) • Instrumentation: 1fl-1ob-1cl-1bcl-1bsn–1hn–2perc-cel–5-4-3-2-1