• Trip To Hong Kong

    November 23, 2009 16:53

    I was hired by 711 Production Limited to give five performances in the New Town Plaza in Hong Kong to play for "Golden Week". (711 Production's link is here, but to see it properly you must use Internet Explorer.) Golden Week is a week-long shopping holiday, and shopping malls hire entertainers to attract shoppers—it is huge. (Apparently they have 'Golden Week' several times a year.)

  • NEW MUSIC: Two New Organ Chorale Preludes

    September 20, 2009 18:47

    "Chorale" is simply the official musicology name for a 'hymn', and a 'chorale prelude' is a free arrangement of a hymn.

    Chorale preludes have a long history in music. Even not-particularly-religious composers wrote them—-just because!

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    By the way, hymn tunes get all sorts of different words set to them, so the tunes themselves have been given nicknames to keep ...

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