Improvisation

Today’s improvisation, from earlier this afternoon, is based on the chant for Communion with a text from Matthew 13:45 and 46. Simply put, the verses describe the kingdom as a pearl of great price. I was trying to capture those two particular images, the Kingdom of God and a pearl, juxtaposed by earth. It’s always … More Improvisation

Improvisation

Much of the study of improvisation follows a simple idea: imitate the masters.  Today’s improvisation is an attempt at an improvisation like a Vierne Scherzo.  I like the use of scherzos and other fast paced pieces during communion processions because I don’t think of them as always being reflective; but more often, they should be joyous, … More Improvisation