Tags: composing

Roses

Continue writing short sketches for solo guitar. Today morning came Third piece, dedicated to flowers, roses. Contemplating, smelling and touching them. In two weeks will be recorded and published! The set will be called “Moods”.

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CAFE…

… has undergone last improvements and now is under practice. I continue writing short sketches for solo guitar, which describe moments of life. 2. In CAFE is emotion that transmits two aspects of coffee drinking ritual: First – relaxed morning, smell of a Brazilian coffee and quietude, first sips and dark chocolate. Second – the contrast […]

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By the Seashore

Sat down to write few short sketches for solo guitar, which describe emotions and atmosphere of several moments of life. 1. By the Seashore, about 1,5min long composition to convey the emotion of walking by the sea. That one will be recorded and published on the YouTube during the upcoming week. Stay tuned!  

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New (old) piece is finished

Long time since my last post. During that time few things happened: I wrote a set of “Pieces for Kids. Level I”, finished one of my older pieces called “A Tune”, which I was composing in 2015, but didn’t finish, went to a lecture of Patrick Zeoli (student of Abel Carlevaro) about the guitar technique. […]

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You are not alone

Couple of years ago, after one of my concerts, that consisted entirely of my music, I went to speak with an established composer, who was in the audience. We chatted for about five minutes, during which he told me that “we, composers, are alone”. I wasn’t hundred percent sure what he meant, but here is […]

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Tallinn Guitar Festival 2018 (overview)

The festival this year was special in a few different ways. Would like to denote several of them. I presented a recording of my new piece, which was warmly received (soon available on Internet). Went to Assad Brothers concert, as well as attended their masterclasses and spent nice evening in a restaurant talking about musical […]

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“Composer-Performer” course feedback!

(In English and Russian below)   ET Tuli tagasiside minu kursuse “Helilooja-Interpreet” osalejatelt Tallinnas. See oli küsimustik, kus osalejad said hinnata erinevaid kursuse külgi (skaalas 1 – 5. Kus 1 tähendas “ei nõustu” ja 5 “täiesti nõus”), Samuti anda mõni nõu, mida võiks parandada. Muuseas oli küsimusi, näiteks: “Informatsioon pakkutud sellel üritusel on oluline sinule”, […]

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Looking back

I remember how my jazz guitar teacher, who also gave me my first lessons in composition, told me: “Dmitri, write down all your musical ideas and melodies, never throw them away – you might need them in future.” So I did. Recently, looking through old papers, I found an entire piece that I wrote in 2014, […]

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