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Piae Cantiones

I just came across a GREAT web resource for early music… A person called Mats Lillhannus has transcribed all the Piae Cantiones songs in modern notation and put them as free downloads on his website. Great work, Mats Lillhannus! I guess everybody know what Piae Cantiones is? Well – it’s a medieval songbook, originally from

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Harald Andersen Choir Competition

Last Saturday I was in Helsinki, Finland, listening to the final round of the Harald Andersen Choir Competition in the new Music Center of Helsinki (Musiikkitalo in Finnish).It’s probably the best music centre in the country, and the renowned acoustics of the main concert hall is worth the hype! The competition was very high-level (a

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Stuff

I ordered stuff from Germany… a bag for my Nord Electro 2…  

Brass transcription

I transcribed a piece for two trumpets and trombone… a very beautiful German hymn from the 16th century, composed by Burkhard Waldis… This hymn is included in the hymnal book of the Finnish Lutheran Church in a little bit altered form, but I think the original one (which I transcribed here) is more beautiful… waldis.pdf