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
This past week, the rest of our Good Report choir pieces were released for download. Like before, these pieces also come with the special pricing for “small choir” and “large choir.” Here again are the details on buying options: Ship: order the number of copies and printed music books will be mailed Download: when you order, indicate how many prints
Now, the following Christmas pieces for choir are released for download. This means that all Christmas pieces at Melkim are downloadable. The choir piece downloads introduce a new feature. You can choose from four different ways to buy: Ship: order the number of copies and printed music books will be mailed Download: when you order, indicate how many prints you will
Coming in a couple of weeks … I think it comes from my math/science side—my preoccupation with time. These “Five Pieces of Time” (op. 13) are an attempt to capture such abstract concepts in music. Thus, all five pieces have a sense of clockwork—ever alternating notes and accompaniment, as well as overarching melodies on top. Sound samples and a video
This past week, the following pieces were released for download. Now you can avoid shipping fees, obtain the sheet music immediately and print your own copy. Choose “Download” for the Delivery Type. December: the full collection December: The First Noel December: The Three Kings of Orient Are December: Joy December: The Child December: Far, Far Away on Judea’s Plains December: