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German Man Is Back!

Hallo once again loyal followers!
I am now back for gut to provide constan5 updates on Deutsch culture und life! No more do I have to post lots und lots of poetry every tag, und I have much more zeit to give little updates like this! 77 more words

GHAMSU Choir UCC Local Celebrates 10 Years of Ministry

10 years of service to God has never been a simple journey. It was not easy beginning this choir and even now as they climax their anniversary celebrations with a musical concert. 73 more words

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Some thoughts on Handel's 'Messiah' and the Sublime

Handel spent most of his life in Hanoverian London. Like Bach he was a German Lutheran, but his early career took him to Rome, where he wrote Italian cantatas and two Oratorios for Corelli’s patron Cardinal Ottobone. 1,365 more words

Music for spring

Following a fairly quiet winter season I have a number of orchestral performances coming up in the next few weeks. After helping out in Worksop College’s orchestral concert on Thursday I will be heading back to Lincolnshire to play in the Boston Orchestra’s Spring Concert in St Mary’s Church, Frampton. 215 more words

Scaling Back...

SO FRUSTRATED! So yesterday, I spent 3 hours practicing the same thing over and over again – I was trying to fix my issue of keeping an even pulse throughout the first movement of Haydn Sonata in A-flat major (Hob XVI:43). 268 more words


Happy Earth Day

Since I’ve been on a Haydn kick, my thoughts turn musically to the two great oratorios from the end of his career: The Creation and The Seasons.