Category Archives: Composition (classical)

INDIGENOUS? FAIR ENOUGH …


  One of the reasons I have been kept out of mischief (and blogging) to some extent recently is that I have been busy preparing a little looping slide show. It has just under 600 pictures of local gardens. It … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LAMENT IN C MINOR


The saddest tale I have to tell – I know that you will cry as well, About my battery going flat, And how upset I was at that.  And then, next day, the second car: When tried to start it, … Continue reading

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INTO THE PLAYGROUND


  After a great deal more tinkering, I think I will rest on my laurels with Immy and the music and the story and the juggling of the illustrations. I hope said bay tree doesn’t have any sticky-out bits which … Continue reading

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REALLY FLAMING AWFUL RHYME


To be quite chilly recently Indeed has been our fate; A fireplace working decently – Oh, wouldn’t that be grate?  ‘Stop adding wood increasingly: Da fire’s getting higher!’ But to da fire, unceasingly, I’d add more to defy her!   … Continue reading

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HOW TO STEAL YOUR OWN CAR – WITH ACCOMPLICE


Today has not been uneventful.  Firstly, the phones died on us again, but they came back later in the day. After a definitely bracing morning swim, I managed to rewrite the lost section of music plus a bit extra. I … Continue reading

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THEME AND VARIATIONS – IN MUSIC.


Thanks to my internet breakdown, I am hopelessly late for this side view theme, but because it is so near to my heart I intend to go for it anyway. I shall do so in a boringly conventional and – … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LOSS OF NOTE


To be less foolish how I yearn – Some things I simply never learn! I’m now as crotchety as hell, My voice is quavery, as well – Some work of note I did all day Has simply gone and went … Continue reading

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TRIFEXTRA: WEEK TWENTY-FIVE WRITING CHALLENGE – A GIANT LEAP


‘Forty-three years ago today, Neil Armstrong became the first person to ever walk on the moon. In celebration of Moon Day we want you to write 33 words about someone who took a giant leap. It can mean whatever you’d … Continue reading

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IMMY AND THE KNIGHTS, WITH MUSIC


Just to give a preview of what will be going into Immy DVDs, I have put some of the Immy theme music on my sidebar player above where I have the first movement of my Trio. First comes the music … Continue reading

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KIDPIX – TRAINSPOTTING AND FIRST BUBBLE BATH


I have spent the past week and weekend in a noteworthy way – well, I hope the notes I wrote will prove worthy. The key signature and timing jumps round a lot, and I have built in discords I normally … Continue reading

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