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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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America the Beautiful

I’ve started doing an arrangement of the classic American patriotic song “America the Beautiful”… I’ll post it here when it’s done … Oh, and yesterday I was at a 4th of July cook-out party organized by a Finnish-American family that lives here in Uusikaupunki, Finland… They belong to the same church as me and I’ve

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New SoundCloud and Spotify tabs, gigs, new projects on the way etc. etc.

Today I added SoundCloud and Spotify playlists of my music here 😀 You can see them on the right. Have fun and enjoy! And…. oh yeah, I’ve tons of new plans for this autumn. Recently I have had a few song ideas popping up in my mind (they exist nowhere yet, except as messy scribbling

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Holy, Holy, Holy

I recorded today this old beautiful God-praising hymn tune with Spectrasonics Omnisphere… it’s such a great software synthesizer! Thank you Spectrasonics for your hard work in making such a wonderful software instrument! Here’s the link for the track: https://soundcloud.com/mikey-a/holy-holy-holy-played-with-omnisphere

Missio Finlandia 2012

Hi there again! So much has happened during last two weeks… I’ve been accompanying the singer and evangelist Eija Merilä during a mission tour held by Dr. Chauncey Crandall and his wife Deborah Crandall from Palm Beach, Florida… Quite busy and exhausting but at the same time very rewarding two weeks, I must say… We

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Working on a new song

I’m composing a new song 🙂 …

New sheet music

I bought a new songbook recently… it consists of mainly Finnish Christian music… a must have for any serious Christian musician in Finland 🙂 …

Sibelius, Liszt and Tchaikovsky…

The Finnish mezzo-soprano Laura Nykänen and pianist Ilkka Paananen had a Lied concert in the cultural center “Cruselli” of Uusikaupunki… what a great concert, I must say! They performed some Sibelius, Liszt and Tchaikovsky, and made me realize again how great their music is! I especially loved the duo’s soulful interpretations of Liszt’s “Oh! quand

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