Heidi Breyer Music

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Notes on Notes…

I’m constantly reinventing my approach to writing music and by default my musical self. I call it ‘method music’…you are what you write…at least for that duration, much like the actor developing his character… So for the first time in my short career, I am in a dual state…completing a collection of somewhat lighter tunes, written about people and places that I hold dear…whilst deep in the midst of a Requiem. The solo piano album will have other instruments. I know…a contradiction in terms but the simplest way to put it that I will be releasing a double album,!!! A double album sold for the price of one, with two visions of the same music…more about that on my newsletter! I’m still thinking about the title for the album. Letters From Far Away seems to be what I’m settling with. Some ‘letter’s from the past you keep as very special memories, that hold within themselves a link to a part of our lives that you wouldn’t trade for anything. Most of those letters are written by us and filed internally…cherished places, people who have been important since you can remember. Letters, metaphorical or otherwise are such an innocent way of sharing your thoughts with people. In that sense the Requiem is about cultural loss of innocence. The overriding concept of “what’s in it for me and how can I get it instantly…” Requiem For Innocence is a neo-classical choral work in which I have set only those elements of the ancient Latin text that are meaningful to me in addition to other non-biblical spiritual perspectives. A Requiem for the new-age…

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