30. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Ola Gjeilo: Evening Prayer
Phoenix Chorale; Ted Belledin, tenor sax; Ola Gjeilo, piano


Watch thou, dear Lord,
with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give thine angels charge over those who sleep.
Tend thy sick ones, Lord Christ.
Rest thy weary ones.
Bless thy dying ones.
Soothe thy suffering ones.
Pity thine afflicted ones.
Shield thy joyous ones.
And all, for thy love’s sake.

Amen.

30. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

Jean Berger: Glory Be to God
The Concordia Choir; D. Michael Smith, Conductor

30. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Advent

I am not certain that I’ll post something every day, but I’ll at least start with that hope. I’ll begin with a number of arrangements of O Magnum Mysterium.

O. Gjello: Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)
Sofia Vokalensemble, Sergej Bolkhovets

O magnum mysterium,
et admirabile sacramentum,
ut animalia viderent Dominum natum,
jacentem in praesepio!
Beata Virgo, cujus viscera
meruerunt portare
Dominum Christum.
Alleluia.

O great mystery,
and wonderful sacrament,
that animals should see the new-born Lord,
lying in a manger!
Blessed is the Virgin whose womb
was worthy to bear
Christ the Lord.
Alleluia!

29. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Autocorrect just changed “scooby doo” to “SCOOT dis oboe” not alright

28. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

I did a lil oboe consulting for the new episode of @mikerugnetta’s podcast, @reasonablysnd. Take a listen! bit.ly/1yDiYMi

(The tweeter is a former student of mine! Cool!)

I’m not sure I really agree with what he says … but what do I know? I’m just an oboe player!

27. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

#fearless5th grader chose the oboe as his instrument this year – gotta <3 kids who <3 a challenge!

26. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Peter & the Wolf? Nope. Horatio & the Handbag! And the oboe? Not a duck- A magpie goose!! Loving playing the new version with @DSOtweets

25. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

One of my most favourite pieces of music ever. The oboe is just divine. www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSAJ1yuBozA

24. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Symphony, Videos

Tickets, that is!

24. November 2014 · 2 comments · Categories: TQOD

Any oboe players out there? Can someone confirm for me that an oboe *cannot* be tuned in any meaningful way?