Tags: composition

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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Next academic year

Another academic year is over, but already generating ideas for teaching during next year. GLOSSARY Many students start instrument playing when the school starts, age 6-7. Children’s reading skills are incomplete or completely missing. Even though actual theory learning doesn’t start at that point, it’s possible to teach to a small children musical glossary through […]

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Genius

Today I thought, that one of the criteria of a good music is that you don’t notice how it comes and how it goes. It comes naturally to the moment and place and then leaves in the same way. Some people call it genius.

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Learning guitar

По-русски ниже. Eesti keeles allpool. EN May – June. Examinations in progress. First year of studies is introduction to guitar: simple, characteristic pieces on one, two and more strings; melodies on treble, on bass strings; solo pieces, guitar duo with teacher. Basic skills are obtained: correct posture, sound producing; improvisation, composition (song form). Second year […]

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“Brothers”

Couple of months ago, while looking through a bunch of scores on my shelves, I found the score. After a short sight-reading I decided to record it. “Brothers” is one of my early pieces, written back in 2012 and is dedicated to my brother. It was a Christmas time, when our family gets together, because […]

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