Late summer 2008

May 6, 2012


Summer 2006

May 6, 2012



May 6, 2012

For years, I have been inspired by the work of Icelandic artist, arngunnur ýr. Here is a piece that has been particularly important to me, over the practice desk. Link I was given a another reason to look carefully at it today (6th May 2012) by the lovely piano trio, ‘ata whuena’, by the composer Rosalind […]

Spring 2005

May 1, 2012


Notebook for May 2012

May 1, 2012

Notes from Winter 2006

April 29, 2012


David Matthews-1st and 2nd Quartets

April 11, 2012

David Matthews-2nd Quartet Op 16(1974-1980) Sonata [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Scherzo [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Elegy R.S. in memoriam [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   (outtakes of recording session 29 1 14) Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Morgan Goff, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Neil Heyde) Engineer-Jonathan Haskell David Matthews’s […]

Journal Pages-Back in London, March 2012

March 10, 2012

Journal Pages-Back in London, March 2012 It is always interesting seeing what we notice, coming home. This time, returning from Tennessee it was the beauty on the Tube.

On the tube-March 2012

March 9, 2012

Chris Redgate in action, right now.

February 28, 2012

Chris Redgate, speaking about his innovatory work redesigning the oboe. Question 1: ‘Why change the instrument?’ Go to: LINK