'A sense of humour lends you poise, it gives you balance and it helps you to bend without breaking'

(HH Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda)

MenoSundays; Life Lived Lovingly

It is already eighteen months since the Maestro passed away. Her legacy lives on though, as her music is still loved and played. In particular, Drake Music use a lot of her work for their musicians to exercise their skills. Equilibrium is the group which was set up, initially, with Amy-maestro and her good friend Rhona; they were soon joined by three others to play specifically at the Just Festival, a sub-set of the Edinburgh Festival. The music gig I was at last night was an Equilibrium concert.

I of course cannot share with you the music from that show, but Drake Music themselves have put up a couple of clips from last year - and this one is, as you see, a piece by our very own Maestro... (that's Rhona far right. She composes and plays using digitised instrumentation. Fabulous stuff...)



Love poured out through the artistry of sound. These young musicians gain so very much and give even more in return.


7 comments:

  1. Aunty Yam...Maestro Amy was beyond gifted...and so young. I know you all miss her. I'm so glad you have the music to remember Amy. Pardon my question but is that Gaelic the young lady is singing.
    Hugs Cecilia

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    1. Hari OM
      No, that is English - but in Scots, so to speak... It tells of Mary Queen of Scots' desire to be free after her imprisonment by Queen Elizabeth - and she imagines she is a hawk flying free...(earphones may help in catching the words). Yxx

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  2. Joining in the applause here too. So moving.

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  3. Lovely song, the young lady has a beautiful voice. Thanks for sharing. Happy Sunday to you!

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  4. Lovely song and how brilliant that some of the people who usually get such a bad deal show that they are as good or better as many others. I for one would not have been able to compose a song like this, let alone played it! Hats off!

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  5. I'm so sorry for your loss. I know she was dearly loved.

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  6. Well, now I know where the creative genes came from for you. Namaste, Janice xx and ((( )))

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