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Submitted by LaurenceGlazier on October 4, 2014 at 12:30 AM.
My new orchestral work, Divertimento - The Blessing of the Priests, is on the programme at a concert in London this evening.
Take the tube to Borough Station and it is in the church across the road, starts 7:30 pm.
Amongst other musical projects, I...Read more »
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I compose classical music, click the Homepage link above to listen.
“The chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts; and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chess-board, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem…. I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists.” - Marcel Duchamp
I am a life-long vegetarian, and while none of my art is ideological, I did express these sentiments in my setting of poetry by William Blake empathic to animals. Listen at tinyurl.com/versesfromblake, or Google "Verses from Blake".
My Artist's Manifesto is at tinyurl.com/artmanifesto
I usually take challenges, my preference being for a 14 day time limit.
Currently I am trying to raise my Blitz and Bullet ratings up to my Standard one. (This was progressing well till my Standard rating went up 150 overnight recently, in a chess.com adjustment across all players.) I think Live Chess ratings are more indicative of true skill. I will then aim to raise my Live Chess ratings towards my Daily Chess one, hoping to reach consistency across the levels. I find Bullet chess especially hard but sometimes treat it like a meditation, in which time might slow down ... . . . . .
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