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Rehearsing choral music

As a choral conductor I work with choirs of varying abilities on a weekly basis. This ranges from children's choirs to adult amateur...

12 ways to memorize during rehearsal

Choristers and choir singers everywhere will find this useful, I'm sure! Enjoy... https://www.adampaltrowitz.com/single-post/2016/11/13/1...

Remembrance arrangement of 'Abide with me'

Lovely semi-improvised organ arrangement of the hymn 'Abide with me', which I came across on Facebook some months back. Effective...

Organ technique prt. 2. Thirds and sixths

16th & 17th C Thirds were usually played with fingers 2 & 4, sometimes with 1 & 3. Fast parallel thirds were always played with fingers 2...

Why being a chorister is good for children...

A great article by Helen Cocks. We need more people flying the flag for singing (and music!) in our society. https://www.tes.com/news/sch...

Jazz reharmonisation by June Lee

Interesting video on reharmonisation by June Lee. Not necessarily how I'd approach the subject; it yields a very particular and specific...

Essay on keyboard fingering

An excellent essay on the history, technique and aesthetic principles of keyboard fingering techniques since the Baroque. "Keyboard...

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