Immer Wieder was Neues!
Rayna Fahey
Zwoelf Graezer Walzer
Happy Birthday Cindy
Happy Valentines Hunie
Happy Birthday Irene
Happy Birthday Hunie
Gräzer Walzer
Gräzer Walzer 2
Friederike Reitzenstein
Irene's Waltz
Sei mir Gegruesst
Joyful Waltz
Brent Lucanus
Horst Ludwig Reitzenstein
Christine Reitzenstein

Lieder


Die Forelle
Kennst du das land
An Mignon


Karl Fitzgerald
Nyamburas Gesang
Neroli Duffy



Deutsche Taenze


Sechzehn Deutsche Tänze und Zwei Eccosaisen
Zwölf Deutsche Tänze
Laendler
Irene's Ecossaise


Eternal Soul
Improvisations
Interchange
Genealogy

Walzer

Anselm Huettenbrenner
Amy's Waltz
Autumn Waltz
Birthday Waltz
Cindy's Waltz
Cristina's Waltz
Cristina's Song
Jane's Waltz
Festive Waltz
Geburtstags Walzer
Kuan Yin's Song
Liebes Walzer
Litany
Maureen's Waltz
Margarets Waltz
Melancholy Waltz
New Year's Waltz
Nyambura's Waltz
Prayer for Kenya
Regal Menuet
Valentines Waltz
Viennese Dance
Viennese Waltz

Deutsche Tänze

Feierlicher Tanz
Geburtstags Deutsche
Hafez al Assad
I Love You Hunie
Tanz Des Sommers
Nostalgischer Tanz
My Dancing Shoes

Mass in G
Kyrie
Gloria

Sonata Form
Benjamin Fulford
Karen Hudes

Past Lives
Friends of Franz Schubert

Introduction

I have had an ear for classical music since childhood. No doubt that was because my parents listened to it, although my sister has never been all that keen. It also appears that I come from an artistic family, as everyone can paint or has musical ability. This has carried though to everyone in three generations. There was no musical training however in my parental home.

I can only think of four stories my mother tells about my very young years. One which she still repeats often is the fact that when the Trout Quintet by Franz Schubert was played, my parents would ask me in German; "What is that music?"

"Those are the fishes by Schubert", I replied.

Later at age twelve I would sit with my father in the evenings and listen to classical music. My favourite was dances by Franz Schubert, which would always stir deep emotions.

Later, I really wanted a piano, which I finally got before age sixteen. Although it was too late to become a virtuoso, I learned quickly and could play grade five pieces within 6 months. I also started writing music.

I never had any theory training but taught myself to write music. When I read that Franz Schubert could write without a piano, that is what I trained myself to do. To hear the notes and write them on a staff.

During early adulthood I wrote a few waltzes in the style of Franz Schubert. I wrote a song making fun of an aquaintance and seriously applied myself to learning sonata form. I got back into writing music in my early forties. There was composing software on a computer which I bought. I emailed two of my compositions to a friend and she was impressed. Later she told me that she thought that in a previous lifetime I was one or several of the great composers. She said "but I won't tell you who."

"Oh you mean Franz Schubert?" I asked.

"How did you know?" she asked in amazement.

That is much of the explanation of what this site is about. I could add a lot more in terms of personality traits, but currently this site consists of a series of comparisons of portraits of people who lived one, two or three hundred years apart. Each page also features one of my short compositions, and where possible a photo of the beautiful lady who inspired me to write it.

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