Monthly Archives: July 2012

I is for Images – Debussy’s Images I

D flat major, and a perfect 5th is quietly sounded in the bass register of the piano, like a pebble dropped into a still pool. And as the reflections in the water refract and distort while ripples disturb the surface, … Continue reading

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Fun and Games – Wenlock and Mandeville Tickle the Ivories

In May 2010, an orchestra gathered in Angel Studios, London, to record the first of the Olympic Mascots’ animated film soundtracks. Two years later, and with just a few days to go before the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Wenlock and … Continue reading

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The Same Flame – a view from the piano stool

For me, it started with an email. Wednesday March 07, 2012, 9:48pm. ‘… Would you be up for recording some piano parts for a choirs’ recording project?… It’s 5 olympic-values songs… and recording with Exultate Singers/youth choirs near Bristol…’ And … Continue reading

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