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
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,
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
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,
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
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,
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!
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.
It’s almost here! Melkim Classical will launch this Saturday. The books are printed and ready to go. All that’s left is some clean-up and preparing the website. Stay tuned for more details.
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