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The airplane disaster in France

Such sad news from France… Lots of people killed in an airplane disaster… My deepest condolences for the relatives, families and friends of those who died! Requiescat in pace. Here’s a beautiful song for th memory of the victims: http://youtu.be/NKYyiD8ypCo (Busoni’s beautiful piano transcription of the last movement of Bach’s Violin Partita in D minor – played

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Bach/Busoni – Ich ruf’ zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ (BWV 639)

Ok, let’s admit it. The stunning piano transcription of Bach’s chorale prelude “Ich ruf’ zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ” by Ferruccio Busoni is one of the most beautiful pieces of music in this planet. Seriously. It’s one of those pieces that will probably make you cry with it’s sheer beauty and peaceful mood. If you

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Easter time concerts

This Easter I attended two concerts at the local Lutheran church… The first one was a flute and organ concert. Mr. Tomi Satomaa gave us some very chilling and beautiful organ music (the “Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen” by Liszt were just magnificent!) and occasionally Mrs. (or Ms.) Anna Satomaa played solo flute on

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Nice concert

Was at a very nice concert today at the local Lutheran congregational center… The violinist Simo Vuoristo and the pianist Ole Karsten Sundlisaeter (who’s actually a professional organist but can play also piano very well) performed for us… What a really nice program they had! They began with Bach’s beautiful and famous Air, followed by

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Crusell Music Festival 2012

Hi there all you nice people! Last week we in Uusikaupunki had a very special week – the annual Crusell Music Festival was here, and it brought many talented professional musicians and soon-to-be musicians here for master classes for woodwinds, concerts and open-air events… I bought tickets for many concerts (and that was a bit

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Organ concert again

Was at an organ concert today in our local Lutheran Church… It was performed by the Dutch organist Arjan Breukhoven… He’s a great organist! And very funny too! He had a pretty interesting program (Monti’s Czardas with a pipe organ, can you imagine :))… Personally I liked the beginning most (Widor’s brilliant Toccata, some Bach,

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Organ music again…

I went to listen to some organ music again today at 12.00 o’clock… I must say that I have fallen in love with organ music recently! This time it was the main organist Ari Hirvonen from the local Lutheran church who performed for us. I really enjoyed… I especially liked the Allegro by Johann Gottfried

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Concert on last Friday at the Turku Cathedral…

Attended a concert at the magnificent medieval Turku Cathedral, the oldest church in Finland… it was actually the opening ceremony for the 200th anniversary of the Finnish Bible Society, so there were also some speeches by e.g. the Archbishop of the Finnish Lutheran Church, the mayor of the city of Turku, the head secretary of

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Some Bach sheet music

Bought some Bach sheet music… A songbook… I hope I have time to practise these beautiful Christian songs about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit 🙂 …

Concert in the Archangel Michael’s church in Turku

I attended a VERY beautiful concert yesterday in Turku, Finland… At first there was Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 performed by cembalist Ville Urponen, flautist Anne Eirola, violinist Juha-Pekka Vikman and the Ars Musica Chamber Orchestra… and then, there was Mozart’s famous and beautiful Requiem (the reason I attended that concert) performed by the soprano

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