Blog

Musings, ramblings, rants, etc.

  • Treat Her Kindly (6/Aug/2021)
    Do goodness and treat her, yourself, everybody, kindly. A piece for ukulele by Choan Gálvez.
  • Nueve de julio (14/Jul/2021)
    A celebratory waltz, with a South American flavour, written in celebration of a birthday.
  • Due sogni d’oro (3/Jul/2021)
    Two short pieces dedicated to a beloved family.
  • Awaiting the Rain (21/Jun/2021)
    A meditative piece written for ukulele in open G minor tuning.
  • Undressed (31/May/2021)
    A minimalistic piece for ukulele that loosely follows the principles of tintinnabuli.
  • Dream About a Boat (24/May/2021)
    Insomnia, nightmares and ukulele.
  • Unexpected Ukulele (22/May/2021)
    Announcement of a solo ukulele concert to be streamed via Bandcamp Live on June, 5th, 2021. Choan Gálvez will play a selection of his most contemporary style compositions. Programme also includes works by Giovanni Albini, Tony Mizen, Matthew Quilliam, and David John Roche.
  • Bigger Steps (10/May/2021)
    A three-part piece for baritone ukulele composed by Choan Gálvez and performed by Giovanni Albini.
  • Announcement of a live concert to be streamed via Bandcamp on May, 8th, 2021. Choan Gálvez will play a selection of ukulele waltzes, including his collection Waltz in Progress and excerpts from previous and upcoming albums.
  • In Despair (21/Apr/2021)
    A sombre, emotional piece, with a glimpse of hope. Written by Choan Gálvez for Samantha Muir, who performs the piece on ukulele.