la petite girafe

The little giraffe’s most luminous adventures exclusively unveiled.


LPG recommends: Five worst Christmas Songs worth avoiding this year
Dec 23, 2021
What you should (not) listen to on Christmas Eve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Apr 25, 2021
Everything you always wanted to know about the little giraffe (but were afraid to ask).
Feb 26, 2021
It’s about time to introduce a new figure: Fünffusssaurus. Fünffussaurus was purchased a while ago for ten-something at an online store. Before it was mounted it remained quarantined for some days, just to be sure LPG doesn’t contract the dragon’s flue.
la petite girafe travaille a la domicile
Nov 20, 2020
As we’ve finally headed back to working from home I’m getting overtaken by the feeling that this should be a somewhat familiar situation to a composers. Of course it is—and of course it isn’t.
The Adventure In The Christmas Tree
Dec 26, 2019
Christmas is almost over. ‘Tis about time to recap what has happened in the past hours. As giraffes are not typically involved in Christmas ceremonies, I though it would turn out to be a somewhat tough task to write about something Christmassy linked to the little giraffe.
Looting The Advent Calendar
Dec 8, 2019
The little giraffe is back. After it had been sleeping in its tiny transportation box for a week, I have finally found some time to help it struggling to its feet.
En Voyage
Nov 25, 2019
Sometimes composers go on a journey. This does not mean that the little giraffe needs to be left alone at home, though.
Drinking Coffee
Nov 15, 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
Nov 10, 2019
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.
Proofreading the Parts
Nov 4, 2019
Writing a decent piece of music is the one thing. Once a piece of music is written it cannot be considered finished—at all.

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Giraffenbuch 2019
The little giraffe as observed by Athanasius Kircher
The little giraffe’s manifesto of oddities