Some Progeress

I got locked out of my blog for a while – so I haven’t been blogging but I do have news. I”m started to compose like I used to – hours a day. I redid the end of Be Still and I think it’s better but I’m not positive. Maybe I can make...

Purpose

I dabble in buddhism and I think I have my answer. In Buddhism there isa list of 6 things to do with yourself – six tidbits of wisdom. The first one is generosity. And one of the forms generosity can be fearlessness. That’s what I mean. I don’t mean...

This is tougher than I thought

I am having trouble keeping up a consistent work ethic with composing. Other things I do have deadlines, other people, a definite knowing that something is going to come out of it. With composing I have no idea what if anything is going to come out of a piece I write....

Idea in Action

Today I did some writing after my daily talk with my assistant and it worked in that I got to the piano and was writing. I have a tiny clock on my piano and I checked the time – it’s over 3 minutes so I think I won’t need to expand it the way I...

I have an idea

I’m not a 9-5 person. 9-5 jobs are really uncomfortable for me. But I do notice that when I’m working at home (which presents a host of challenges) my best functional hours tend to be from about 9-5. Most every morning around 8:30 I have a Skype chat with...

Argh!

Getting back into this after a week off is going to take some time. I won’t loose the ethos but it’s a little foreign to me. Specifically I’m having trouble playing it musically on the piano. And I”m full of wrong notes! The piece is very close...