English Horn Sonata Consortium
Boston-based oboist Jeralee Johnson and I invite you to join us to create a substantial work for English horn and piano. Interested performers on alto saxophone, cello and other instruments are also welcome.
“Summer Has” a Semi-Finalist in National Competition
A newsletter arrived in my inbox a few days ago from a competition I’d entered. I thought it was nothing.
But I was wrong.
Harmony in “Father in Heaven, We Do Believe,” Part 2
In my last blog post, I identified the gestures that compose the Latter-Day Saint hymn “Father in Heaven, We Do Believe.” Today I’ll show how these gestures are elaborated and how all these elements work in concert to make the arrival on “we receive” so striking.
Harmony in “Father in Heaven, We Do Believe,” Part 1
I recently explained how Classical musicians understood harmony in terms of characteristic gestures. For my first demonstration of this gestural approach to harmony, I present the Latter-Day Saint hymn “Father in Heaven, We Do Believe.”