Here from time to time I’ll be posting updates to give a little more insight on my work, random thoughts on other subjects as well as information on new projects and similar things.

Musical Composition. Analysis.

Last week came an idea of doing an analysis of one beautiful classical guitar piece, written by Francisco Tarrega, a Spanish guitar and composer of Romanticism era. Now preparing small and interesting lecture on that and will soon publish it on YouTube.

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Fingerstyle guitar

Few days ago published my first fingerstyle guitar arrangement. For that purpose I have chosen a popular Estonian song “Kauges Külas”. Fingerstyle is when you play simultaneously more than one voice line: melody, bass and accompaniment, sometimes even percussive effects. The playing style itself is nothing that really new (polyphonic – multiple voicing, – music […]

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Keep going

Even though epidemic did “mix my cards” a bit, I kept practicing guitar, making dozens of arrangements and stayed even more focused! During next week I’ll will try to bring one of the arrangements – in a so called “fingerstyle guitar”, – to a decent level, record and respectively publish it 🙂 So if you […]

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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra + Dmitri. Done!

Yesterday was a concert at the Estonia concert hall. The hall was full and Estonian Radio was broadcasting the event. Brett Dean’s “Fire Music” really impressed the public! Programme Note Fire Music was written in response to the disastrous “Black Saturday” bushfires of 2009. Brett Dean: “As part of my background reading while writing the piece, […]

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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra + Dmitri. Continued.

Brett Dean’s “Fire Music” is rhythmically a pretty difficult piece . I used to play quite a lot of contemporary music: Electric Counterpoint by S. Reich, Domino Figures by W. Siegel and many others. All those were challenging pieces, but there always were clear places to refer your part to. In the current composition – […]

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