Tags: composing

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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