Easter 2022 in art and music.
A video with background music of images of Orpheus in art history.
A video celebrating Christmas day with art and music.
I usually do a piece for classical guitar for Christmas time. On this occasion, I have written variations on “We Three Kings of the Orient are. The original was written by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. for a Christmas pageant in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1857. Click the link to hear the music: Variations on “We Three Kings of the Orient Are” – HBosler by Howard Bosler
Classical guitar and cello work from a larger work with four parts.
Variations on “Jingle Bells” for keyboard.
This is a charming piece by Ferdinando Carulli for classical guitar that I arranged in B Major. https://musescore.com/user/14413256/scores/5269508/embedAndante+by+Ferdinand+Carulli” by Howard Bosler
This is the third movement of the String Serenade. This will need polishing but I have other projects to do. I’m working on a painting, writing 3 new articles for my blogs, plus trying to get things organized for a house to remodel. In the middle of the month, I have eye surgery to replace …
I have finished–completed for now–the second movement of this string quartet. The first movement was at a walking pace and this more toward a brisk jaunt, even though there is an adagio piece toward the end. The third movement, which will probably extend the work to over thirty minutes, will strictly be a sweeping adagio …
I’m writing what is essentially a string quartet in three movements and have made a good start on the first movement which includes an Introduction (Largo) and a following Andante con Expressione. The second movement will be an Allegro, or maybe even a Presto and the third will be a sweeping Andante Cantabile or even …