I think of arrangements and transcriptions as puzzles, my own form of sudoku or crosswords. They can be frustrating and it can take hours to figure out one section, but for me, it's fun! Here's why: Arranging and transcription, you'll hear both of these terms, but what is the difference? Surely they're the same thing,… Continue reading Arranging vs Transcribing
I've started a new series on my YouTube channel about arranging music and how I arrange my music. Check it out on the link below. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8BOm02MSc5fJrjljyld1yvQFMdEiAsdd
Hi everyone, I hope you're enjoying the bank holiday weekend! This week's arrangement is an alto saxophone, violin, cello and piano version of "For Once in My Life". I love this upbeat song and it always gets people dancing. One of my old ensembles performed this as part of a Rock Choir concert and it… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: For Once in My Life
More new artwork, this time for 'New Beginnings'. This song is about starting again and leaving the past behind.
I've been creating artwork to go with my tracks. Here's the one for my new song, Cuthbert's Cave. This is about the story of the Lindisfarne monks carrying St Cuthbert's body to a cave to protect him from the Viking when they took over the island. I used djembes to give a tribal feel. Check… Continue reading Cuthbert’s Cave