|Comment: Re: Most challenging song(s) for you personally that you were proud of yourself for learning and performing well!|
January 19, 2014
|I remember from university days that the Chichester Psalms were a real bear. Ligeti's Nokwik (sp.? I can't seem to find it anywhere now) and Hambreaus' Motet for the Archangel Michael were difficult but wonderful and enjoyable challenges.
|Comment: Re: Sunday Inspiration: Miserere Nostri|
February 11, 2013
<3 Tallis :) Mind-blowing beauty; mind-blowing technical complexity....
"Tallis’s setting [of Miserere Nostri] is a canon six in two; six voices are used to create a simultaneous or double canon. The first is a canon at the unison, between the two highest voices. Superius 1 is the a...|
|Comment: Re: What is the most perfect piece of choral music ever composed? Opinions, please.|
November 7, 2012
Tallis' Spem in alium changed my life. It's my absolute favorite.
|Comment: Re: Need for Beat Patterns?|
December 6, 2010
Classical conducting patterns apply most comfortably to certain styles and periods of music, not to all music.
I use the patterns when they suit the music, but at times my amateur choir follows better if I just keep the beat for them with my baton and use the other hand for cut-offs, ex...|
|Comment: Re: You know you're a choir nerd when...|
July 8, 2010
Oh, my. That would be...the most perfect surprise party...EVER!!!
|Comment: Re: A reality show we can believe in|
July 7, 2010
BBC America is available via satellite. We get it through DirecTV.
|Comment: Re: Celebrating Creativity Wherever We Find It|
January 19, 2010
|LOL! Creativity win!|
|Comment: Re: 24 part Canon, Renaissance choral|
October 23, 2009
|Josquin des Prez (Flemish, not Italian) wrote a 24-part canon, 'Qui habitat'.|