Advertise on ChoralNet 
ChoralNet logo
The mission of the ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.

A Finnish composer's tips for choral composing

I was Googling around online this morning, searching for wisdom, and came across this:
The Finnish composer Jaakko Mantyjarvi offers some tips for and insights about composing for choirs (in outline form, culled from oral presentations). 
Replies (4): Threaded | Chronological
on November 28, 2011 11:45am
I know that Jaakko pays a visit to choralnet on a regular basis - really glad you have posted this, as he is a deep musical thinker... thank you!
on November 28, 2011 1:31pm
I mostly lurk, but I felt I had to break cover on this one, as the web page cited is 9 years old; though its content has not really dated, it contains an obsolete link for my website, the current one being:
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
Helsinki, Finland
on November 28, 2011 1:57pm
I took a brief break from composing and found one of your pieces ("Full Fathom Five") on YouTube; ooooo, aaaaah, ooooohhh.  Wow. 
Thank you for "breaking cover" and sharing the link to your current website.  Please break cover more often?
on November 29, 2011 4:27am
  • You must log in or register to be able to reply to this message.