Some Stats From 2017

Melorama/ March 26, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

As I mentioned earlier, I’m taking the current time to do some minor restructuring of some of the behind-the-scene aspects of Melkim Publishing. Part of this is learning how to automate. In particular, I’ve learned how to work with MySQL to collect all kinds of stats, which will help me to handle accounting concerns much more quickly and leave more

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Non-Christmas Selections

Melorama/ February 14, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Currently, most of the sheet music available under the Good Report Music imprint is related to Christmas, but we do have other selections now available, and more coming in the near future. Here is our current complete list of non-Christmas music appropriate for services year-round. The links following each piece will take you to the shop, sound samples on SoundCloud,

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Pardon the Mess

Melorama/ January 29, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

For the first few months this year, I’m taking a break from putting out new music in order to spend more time going over the business and making a few changes, as announced in the December newsletter. Part of this includes messing around with the website to improve the look and utility. You may see some of these changes in

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Jesus Holy

Melorama/ November 30, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Are you looking for a simple Christmas arrangement that can be put together in a couple of practices? If so, you can check out our newest selection “Jesus Holy,” arranged by Geoff Groberg, touched up by Mel Windham, and with additional lyrics by Cherie Call. Many will recognize the tune as “Stars Were Gleaming” from the LDS Children’s Songbook. However,

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Thanks to the Primary Worker

Melorama/ October 31, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Decades ago, Eugene Bowes sat up in the stand with the bishopric, witnessing a Primary event, considering the awesome responsibilities of the primary workers who help to teach and guide children every week. He decided to write down words in the white spaces of his weekly bulletin, giving thanks to these previously unsung workers. He then compiled the words into a

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One Year Anniversary!

Melorama/ October 24, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

One year ago today, Melkim Publishing was launched into the world. It opened 10/24/2016 with 11 Christmas pieces, and now we’re up to 25 items, for a total music runtime of almost 3 hours. It’s been an exciting year starting out, and I’m looking forward to many more adventures and music to put out there. Thank you for your support,

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Melkim Classical is Here!

Melorama/ September 30, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Finally! After nine months of preparation, Melkim Classical launches today with six piano collections. You can check out the new Melkim Classical catalog page here to see all six collections with plenty of links to tell you anything you want to know: Melkim Classical Also, everything Melkim Publishing sells is now available for download. Exciting times!  

Showcase: Visions Regained (op. 23)

Melorama/ September 30, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The “Visions Regained” are a collection of short piano pieces mimicking one of my favorite composers, Prokofiev – in particular, his Visions Fugitive, op. 22. My collection jokingly claims to regain what had once fled away. Sound samples and videos are at the bottom of the post. Cockroaches In 1986, this was the first of the collection to be composed.

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Showcase: Sonata #1 (op. 21)

Melorama/ September 23, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Just one more week and Melkim Classical will be live. Here’s another piece for you to look forward to, my very first sonata. Following is a quick history and practice suggestions. Sound samples and videos are at the bottom of the post. In 1990, I had just returned from my two-year mission in Korea, and I decided it was time to

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