Sadly I’ve decided to stop singing with the Clerkes in York, an excellent and fun chamber choir which I have been a member of for six months. While I’ve enjoyed the time I have spent, and I’ve tried various things to make it work, it’s just too much; and I think there’s a skill in identifying when something is no longer good for you (even something, paradoxically, which is fun and fulfilling). It’s all about balance, and identifying the moment when the scales tip. Continue reading “Choirs old and new”
I’ve given two of my sites an aesthetic revamp (this one, and Yorkshire Language Solutions). I think the result is … Continue reading A new look…
Having been alerted to this fun competition via a Twitter contact, I had a great deal of fun composing an … Continue reading Tweet Titian! Some wonderful poetry guidelines.
I discovered a strange musical fact the other day, which is that the high C in Allegri’s Miserere shouldn’t be … Continue reading Allegri’s Miserere and some happy mistakes