Composition

Here is the next Miniature, number II, titled Lament.  Unlike the Organbook, the other set of mostly manual piece and is a collection of individual pieces, I imagine the Miniatures ultimately as a suite of pieces that could be performed together.  I have on occasion combined movements from the Organbook, but the Miniatures have an … More Composition

Composition

Below is a short new work and quite enjoyable.  Every once in a while, I am asked to write some simple pieces for (mostly) manuals and this is the first in a series of Miniatures in that vein.  This one, subtitled Offertoire, is a fairly flexible piece.  I play it pretty quickly in this particular … More Composition

Improvisation

Today, here in Pittsburgh, it’s been rather stormy.  The Monastery that I work at sits on the top of the South Side Slopes where you could really feel the rattling of the thunder.  In my improvisation, I decided to include some rattling thunder myself just in case the storm decided to incorporate itself into the … More Improvisation