Category : Composer

Dr Valerie Capers: Composer and Pianist ( with contribution from Johns Robinson – Bassist)

Valerie Capers “Until my works are published they only exist in John’s handwriting. I wrote ‘Portraits in Jazz’ a long time ago. The first time ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) selected my work for their piano grade syllabus they picked “Billie’s Song” from the collection. I was very inspired by Billie

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Mayda Narvey – Cellist & Composer

“Nadia Boulanger was born 1887 and lived to 1979 and was just a unique musical talent. She had a younger sister whom she revered. Nadia and Lili both studied composition and became composers, and they both tried to win the coveted Prix de Rome. Nadia became one of the few female winners of the 2nd

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Nimrod Borenstein – Composer

“I have always loved the piano and just recently wrote a new cycle for solo piano which will be premiered  by the pianist Konstantin Lifschitz in London in March 2014. The three pieces,  ‘Lucilla’s Beehive’ , ‘Uchti-Tuchti’ and  ‘The Melancholic Mobile’  are part of a cycle called ‘Reminiscences of Childhood’ opus 54. These pieces are a look at childhood from

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Ratko Delorko – Concert Pianist & Composer

  “I started composing when I was six years old. I was quite gifted and developed a good craft. My blood is basically Croatian and this explains why my rhythms are usually never 4/4. Sometimes I integrate Croatian folk themes. I refer to my compositional process as “improvisation and then condensation”. In previous times it

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Eduardo Reck Miranda – Composer

  “I was intrigued by Mozart Sonatas and remixed them using the language of electro-acoustic music combined with piano.  I’m a keen pianist, instead of playing the music myself I had the idea of using recordings of other people playing, and manipulate their recordings.  So I took twelve piano sonatas and chopped the scores into

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