The midst of November

Maybe the dark and the cold, and the often murky weather this time of the year make people think of death more often than otherwise. Whatever the reason: November seems to be a month where many orchestras combine with choires … Continue reading

Manual labor

I’m often asked how I work when I compose and arrange music, and it seems to me that many people today work more in creating, rather than composing, new music. To me, the distinction is in the physical methods of … Continue reading

Long interruption

What should have been a simple and brief window renovation, turned out to be the Work-In-Progress from hell. The company doing the renovations took our windows out to do much of the work – such as changing glass, painting and … Continue reading

Drought and heatwave

Sweden is right now in a severe drought, with large areas not having had rain since early May. Combined with a – for Swedish conditions – heatwave, with about a month of temperatures around and above 30C, or 86F, trees … Continue reading

Just Past Midsummer

Thursday 21:st of June, at 12:07 pm local Swedish time was the summer solstice for this year. From now on the warmest period of summer will come, while the days get shorter until December 21:st. This is also the time … Continue reading

Summer Sale 2018

The Summer Sale this year is from 2018-06-01 throughout 2018-08-31. The discount is 20% off on all compositions, and 15% off on all arrangements. Take the chance to buy some exciting charts and get a kick start for the band … Continue reading

Happy “Valborg”

In the Nordic countries there is a tradition of burning large fires in the late spring, to usher in the arrival of summer. Where this tradition comes from, and how old it is, is unknown to me as I write … Continue reading