Got this from the post office today… Now I’ll get to play hymns from an actual British hymn book. Great. The British hymn tradition is pretty magnificent. ?
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Just listening to the great ”Christus” oratorium by Liszt. Great stuff.
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
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
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
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! ????
Pheww, what a busy week my last week was! Gigs, preparing a document, practising for upcoming gigs… yeah! The good thing is that I got paid – which means I’m able to pay my rent and bills and get some food to eat 🙂 My December is going to be quite busy… but somehow I
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
I attended a concert by the world-famous Christian artist Russ Taff yesterday night… He had a concert in Keuruu, Finland, with a Finnish band and Finnish background vocals. It was a quite nice concert, although there were not so many people in the audience… In recent years the Bible College of the Finnish Pentecostal movement
Hi there everybody! Just wanted to say that here’s a link to a YouTube video that has excerpts from the aforementioned Finnish gospel album for which I provided keyboard and some other instrument tracks: Enjoy! The songs are in Finnish, but you might recognize some of them.