Concert Etiquette for Gamers

Future music history textbooks will credit the video game industry with a substantial contribution to the public interest in classical performance. These days, orchestras dedicated to the soundtracks of the most beloved game titles travel the globe, bringing them to the masses in their fully orchestrated and embellished glory and easily selling out massive concert […]

Themes and Variations

I would have to say that the Kalimba is the father of this project. The original pattern, heard most clearly in ‘Comfortably Lost,’ is based on the way this instrument is built, with metal tines in ascending thirds on either side. This resulted in a I-III-V-III-I chord progression, because apparently I’m a sucker for Rondo […]