Happy Easter!

Hi everybody! I want to wish you all a happy Easter! Here’s a very beautiful Swedish Easter hymn for you to enjoy! (Sung in Finnish though) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwRik_uMdkE The hymn tells about what pains Jesus went through during his final days and that He endured all that because of us. Enjoy!

Lenny Pickett at the Crusell Music Festival

I’ve had my doze of jazzy woodwind music today 🙂 Lenny Pickett, one of the founding members of the band Tower of Power and the musical director of the TV show “Saturday Night Live“, was here at my tiny little town of Uusikaupunki and played some great music with top-quality Finnish musicians (saxophonists Jouni Järvelä[…]

Jonathan Biss and Beethoven

I’m just listening to a recording of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 4 on Spotify by Jonathan Biss… Beautiful! I’ve always liked Beethoven’s piano music since it’s so full of emotions and nuances. They might be hard to find out when practising (although not even remotely as hard as for example in Mozart’s music), but once[…]

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[…]

Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23

http://open.spotify.com/track/7a67ktlvKD2mPNbVHYzO4b Here’s the second movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major for you to enjoy… Beautiful, isn’t it? 🙂 I like Mikhail Pletnev’s interpretation here very much! The slow movements in Mozart’s works always give me chills because of their stunning beauty… It’s just amazing how he could compose such great music[…]

Dmitri Bortniansky – Kol Slaven (with Omnisphere and Roland RD-700SX)

via IFTTT That’s me, playing the beautiful “Kol Slaven” (The Glory of Our Lord in Zion) by Dmitri Bortniansky. Using Omnisphere’s “Cathedral Carillon” patch and the “Silky Way” synth pad from my Roland RD-700SX. I just hope that my playing makes justice for this stunningly beautiful hymn! ????