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Be Thou My Vision

The old Irish hymn “Be Thou My Vision” is probably one of the best Christian hymns ever written. I mean, just read the lyrics: 1 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;naught be all else to me, save that thou art–thou my best thought by day or by night,waking or sleeping, thy presence

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My composition “Hymn” on an organ?

On the other day, I played my composition ”Hymn” on a pipe organ. It worked pretty well… maybe I should arrange the piece for organ?

Testing

Testing

A photo from Pyhämaa, Uusikaupunki, Finland

A photo taken in Pyhämaa, Uusikaupunki, Finland, on 19th June 2020, while I was there for a gig… Morning has broken like the first morning…

“Etherea” on iTunes/Apple Music

My newest release, Etherea, is on iTunes/Apple Music: geni.us/Lv9AAa1 Enjoy the track! I hope it will give comfort and help to calm down during these crazy times with the Covid-19 pandemic and everything else going on around the world.

Ennio Morricone has passed away…

So… one of the greatest film composers ever, Ennio Morricone, has passed away. Requiescat in pace. May he rest in peace. Here’s one of hist most beautiful pieces – “Love Theme” from the movie “Cinema Paradiso”.

“A Frozen Lake” on Bandcamp

Added my track “A Frozen Lake” on Bandcamp. Enjoy! 🙂 Here’s the link: https://mikeya84.bandcamp.com/track/a-frozen-lake

COVID-19 in Finland

The Finnish government decided to end the state of emergency, although many restrictions and recommendations are still in place. For now the COVID-19 situation seems to be under control here – let’s pray that the cases in Finland drop to zero and that we can manage the possible second wave better…

I’m against all kinds of discrimination.

I’m against racism or any other kind of discrimination. Period.

Playing the pipe organ

About a year ago I got accepted as a student in the church music department of the Sibelius Academy, one of the best European music universities. I was accepted in their campus in Kuopio, Eastern Finland. And that’s basically where my journey as a soon-to-be organist / cantor started. And I love it! I had

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Another piece of music

Another track of mine, Etherea, is on Spotify (and many other music platforms too): Enjoy! I hope you like it! May it bring comfort and solace during these times.

Some peaceful music for these times

A while ago I released a little peaceful piano track on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/4ngfOsahj64qEDC4mwCtGf?si=t1IGAIw7SM6J2MOe8lz0Gw … I hope you enjoy it! I hope it also gives you comfort during these uncertain times… my country, Finland, is also affected by the COVID-19 outbreak… (although not as much as eg China, Iran, Italy, Spain or USA – our government

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Mikey A in Kokemäki on 12/18/16

Via lucis – the road/way of light

Attended this concert last Sunday at the newer Lutheran church here in the little town of Uusikaupunki, Finland Loved it! Especially the first piece, Passacaglia in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach’s music always moves me (well, he was a devout Christian after all) amd this piece is no exception. Soli Deo gloria! Pauliina

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Hi! And sorry!

Hi everybody! And sorry for not writing anything in a loooong time… Maybe you think that nothing is going on in my life musically or in general… Quite the contrary! I’m working maybe more than ever before lol 🙂 And that is one pf the reasons of my silence. I just haven’t had an opportunity

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St. Petersburg metro announcements with Omnisphere’s granular synthesis and a lot of reverb

http://ift.tt/2ciP0Lx A friend of mine was in St. Petersburg, Russia, earlier this year and recorded the metro announcements with his phone. I ran the recording through #Spectrasonics #Omnisphere’s granular synthesis and added a lot of reverb in it 🙂 via IFTTT

St. Petersburg metro announcements with Omnisphere’s granular synthesis and a lot of reverb

http://ift.tt/2ciP0Lx A friend of mine was in St. Petersburg, Russia, earlier this year and recorded the metro announcements with his phone. I ran the recording through #Spectrasonics #Omnisphere’s granular synthesis and added a lot of reverb in it 🙂 via IFTTT

The new choral arrangement of my “Hymn”

Hi everybody! Well… This song of mine will have lyrics and I’m in the process of arranging it for a SATB choir with piano accompaniment… https://open.spotify.com/track/5gK2E6Is1YQINl1hLwHuD0 It’s going to be a great song! -Mikey A

Happy Midsummer Day!

Hello everybody! I just want to wish you all a Happy Midsummer Day! I hope you all have a beautiful summer ? Best regards,  Mikey A 

The Orlando shooting

My deepest condolences for the families and friends of those who got killed and injured in the shooting in Orlando, Florida, US… Terrorism should be prevented and stopped.

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