December 12, 2013
Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepherd Center, Seattle
of textures with or without
of note-isms or textures
of simultaneities or quasi-simultaneities
offset not simultaneous quite
but not because not vertically aligned
or not because not possibly
or with from
December 8, 2013
Banned Sectional 15 KEE NWM - Keith Eisenbrey, Neal Meyer, October 1985
December 10, 2013
Snohomish Piece 2 Remix - Keith Eisenbrey, S. Eric Scribner, Neal Meyer
In the battle for cognitive awareness, order trumps chaos. We latch on with biological fierceness to what we can make sense of, leaving the rest to be understood in terms of that what that we can make sense of. Or: why steady beats are so poisonous to free improvisation,
Keyboard Sonata (Partita) in C Hob. XVI:3 - Haydn - Christine Schornsheim
Performed on what I believe is a small harpsichord: not one of those orchestral multi-manual behemoths, but a private, residential sized instrument.
The Messiah (Christmas Portion) - Handel - Bellevue First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Betty Eisenbrey, conducting (1965)
For many, it just isn't Christmas without The Messiah. O what a difference italics make! The theological thrust of the work is focused on Christ the King, as one would expect when royal hierarchies were the only show in town. At our historical remove this comes across as far more flattering to kings than illuminative of Christ.
In Session at the Tintinabulary
December 9, 2013
Your Mother Should Know
Demo for an upcoming album project.