Tag Archives: Beethoven

Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky EP: A Partial History

Here’s a short essay I wrote for my new EP (released Nov 1st 2016) On 22 December 1808 Ludwig Van Beethoven premiered several new works at a concert in the Theater an der Wien in Vienna. It was something of … Continue reading

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Do You Have To Suffer To Produce Great Art?

Beethoven was my homeboy growing up. Every artist has a ‘narrative’ and Ludwig’s was suffering made him a great artist. The 5th Symphony was him shaking his fist at the lightning, cursing fate. The world seemed to say, “You think … Continue reading

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FAWM +5 Tree Of Life/Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Johannes

Not much to report today – loads of teaching. Only songwriting I did was with a 10 year old who is writing an amazing gospel song for his school choir. Hope we finish it in time for FAWM. His first … Continue reading

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Brenton Brown’s Oldest New Song

Brenton Brown has co-written with some greats – Paul Baloche, Brian Doerksen, Justin Bieber (OK made that one up) but now he’s hitting up Beethoven for melodies. Check Out Joyful by Brenton, Jason, Henry and Ludwig Brenton’s post here Chord … Continue reading

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