Category Archives: Handel “Messiah” ~ ヘンデル「メサイア」

A “Messiah” and a river walk – メサイアの演奏会と川辺の散歩

(日本語は明日加えます)Classes are over for the academic year at Rikkyo University.  The chapel choir sang its last Service on Sunday, and the students are now in exams.  Which means things slow down a bit for we choirmasters.  This state will not … Continue reading

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It’s all about the weather, bub – 東京の天気?勘弁して下さい

(日本語を追加しました) I doubt many readers are interested in posts about the weather. But I really feel I must comment on Tokyo’s latest. Yes, there have been a few nice, spring-like days (mainly when I have to be inside, working). But … Continue reading

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Musical this and that ~ 音楽活動の報告

Just so the person in the street doesn’t think that all I do is wander around Tokyo taking photos I will list up a few things I’ve been up to, musically. 毎日東京中をうろうろしているように思われない最近の音楽的活動についてに報告します。 1. I played a recital last November at … Continue reading

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Christmas is almost here… ~ もうすぐクリスマス

(すみませんが、日本語は後日アップします) It’s almost Christmas – words to strike terror into heart of any church musician. A joyful season, to be sure, but for those of us who make the music for all those services that take place this coming week … Continue reading

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Winter vacation activities ~ 冬休みの活動

This was the view from our roof in the morning of December 27. A tremendous rain and wind storm the previous day cleared the Tokyo skies. Winter has arrived in Tokyo. Most days are clear with some wind. Now that … Continue reading

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