I wrote a song! It’s got Shepherds and Angels in it. So, it must by definition be a Christmas song. It’s astonishing when I think about it how much the shepherds feature in my Christmas thinking. Read the rest of this entry »
OK, I failed. Technically.
I haven’t produced and published a Christmas Cantata at all today, and 7:00pm was my deadline. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m writing some new music. It’s not easy going, because it has lyrics.
Lyrics make me feel like an idiot. It’s too easy to write stuff I don’t believe or believe that I should feel but don’t really. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m writing a Cantata. I have 330 days left.
Thanks to the efforts of Jimm Rennie, I’ve been able to get a sort of outline in place, and I have two major melodic ideas I’d like to develop further.
The problem now arises that I’d rather like to get started with the writing. Read the rest of this entry »
Here is my contribution to the New Year celebrations – a fanfare! Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been doing a little research. Those who know me will be surprised at this news.
It would appear that I’m closer to my goal of writing some Christmas devotional music, albeit a little late for 2011. I had a moment of inspiration, realising that instead of a full blown oratorio, I could quite possibly tackle a cantata. Read the rest of this entry »