Ludwig in the Sun

When I grew up, Beethoven was sitting on the piano, sternly overlooking my scale practise at 5:00 am before school. When I moved to Scotland, Beethoven travelled along – snuggly wrapped in a towel.  He oversaw many nights when I wrote essays or did my research.  After overseeing my studies in Glasgow for four years Ludwig and I moved together …

Facing the Music

I have always enjoyed jotting down some thoughts on the music I work with, reading letters by the composers and poets I study, collecting postcards of scenes of daily life and other images that inspire me in my quest to meet the muses that moved other artistic types before me to create.  My thoughts would sometimes comprise of two or …