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Writing Music on the Road: Six Meditations for Lent

Writing Music on the Road

I find writing music on the road to be difficult. This time I was lucky to have access to a beautiful chapel. So here is a suite of Six Meditations for Lent: Writing music on the road On the road, I have my mind of a lot of things: preparing for concert, finding out where to go, what, where and… Read more →

meditation for Ash Wednesday by Carl Petter Opsahl (photo

Meditation for Ash Wednesday – New composition!

Meditation for Ash Wednesday is my newest piece for solo bass clarinet. You can listen to it here: Lent Today it is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent. Lent is a period of fasting before the Christian celebration of Easter. For many people, the idea of Lent and to fast is to give up something. “What are you giving… Read more →