Often i try to imitate finger-style, when i play or compose something for guitar. This self-composed piece of music uses a flamenco-technique, which presents one tremolo-voice against a melody-voice. The melody-voice, which i have used, is build up on the fifth intervall. Therefore you have to overstretch often the left-hand to reach uncommon chords. I … Continue reading Imitating finger-style
A few days ago i visited the local opera. I listened to “Tosca” written by Giacomo Puccini. During the first act I were in danger to fall to sleep, because the story starts confusing and as a listener you have to be very attentive to follow. But at the end of the first … Continue reading Tosca
I want to take a look on church from the view of a musician: Since a few month I practice to go to a protestantic church on sunday and besides all questions about religion and belief a visitation of any church can fill your ears with many musical impressions. When you go in your attention is … Continue reading A musician goes to church
Two years ago a friend and colleague asked me to write a soundtrack for his upcoming movie, which he produced just with the little help of a few friends. Meanwhile he has really finished a lot of scenes and is presenting them on youtube. The preview promises the rebirth of a genre called “giallo”, which … Continue reading Rebirth of Giallo
Every musician is presenting his or her works at myspace. Everybody tells you, that it’s absolutely necessary to do this in times of so called web 2.0. So I have also done it, but I have often thought about the question, what could be the advantage as against other possibilities. If I discussed the theme with … Continue reading Advertising your music at myspace
Often when i am in a process of exercising it comes to my mind to buy a new guitar. Then I go online and surf through hundreds of webpages, which offer and discuss advantages and disadvantages of new models. I am reading reviews, opinions, i am checking new developments of the industry, I am visiting … Continue reading Why always thinking about buying a new guitar?