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About the performance log

If you’ve visited this site in the past, you may have noticed that I had been keeping a list of all the performances I knew about, both of my compositions and arrangements. If you have, you may now be noticing … Continue reading

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Possibly not my best idea

When I first started this blog a few years ago, I called it “Works and Progress,” a title I never actually liked. So when I migrated it over to my own domain, I decided not to bother thinking up a … Continue reading

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2010-Summing up

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.  ~ Tennyson 2010 is less than two hours from being over, … Continue reading

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Crystal Anniversary

My lovely wife, Martha, and I celebrated our 15th anniversary on October 17, 2007. According to whoever decides these things, the 15th anniversary is associated with crystal, so of course I was looking around for something of a crystalline nature … Continue reading

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Review in Choral Journal

Some time ago, a friend let me know that my choral song Spring had been reviewed in the Choral Journal. I finally got around to tracking it down, and found it in the August 2007 issue, on page 78. It’s … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

I found this story just now over at the Finale Forum. I might want to use it later so I’m copying it here. The context of the story is a discussion of the rules of music theory and when it … Continue reading

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Latest additions

I have uploaded audio from my recital of last January. Listen here.

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A new look

For a while I’ve been looking for a good theme for this site. In my searches, I came across Artisteer, a program for people like me who have no idea what they’re doing, but want some control over the appearance … Continue reading

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Audio test and a new look

As part of the process of upgrading the site, I’m trying out an audio player for the new website. If I do this right, you’ll be able to hear Martha play Scherzino. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] It … Continue reading

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Changes are in progress

This week I’m beginning to convert danielpowers.info to a WordPress site. Obviously I have no idea what I’m doing, so please bear with me. So far I’ve been successful (apparently) in importing my old blog to the new site. The … Continue reading

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Changes coming

For a year and a half now, I’ve been keeping this blog kind of halfheartedly. Mostly I’ve been posting about the status of my various projects, and not much else. At the same time, I’ve been struggling with my new … Continue reading

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2009-Looking ahead

As I mentioned before, I want 2009 to be a year with the focus on composition. A few prospects are already in place. First priority in the near future will be a trio for clarinet, bassoon, and piano. I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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