Tuesday, December 22, 2009

For Your Listening Pleasure III: Christmas Waltz

Christie and I took a trip to La Crosse's Rotary Lights at Riverside Park last night and it was nauseatingly lovely. Something about that commercialized, sparkly, but nostalgic Xmas Light Thing brings a song to my heart. I just eat that stuff up.

Take a walk with me and Christie's new camera that doesn't necessarily take the best videos (hey, it was its first try at a light show...that's a big pond for such a young, tiny fish) and listen to The Christmas Waltz, a song I couldn't remember for the life of me during the whole recording and editing process, so I named it things like Frosted Window Panes and Christmassy Song and Fa La La La La. If I was as cool and witty and spunky as I wish I was, that last title would be true, but it's not.

Happy Xmas Eve EVE, faithful follower(s)!!

Christmas Waltz
Arrangement (c) 2009 Brian Schroeder

Friday, December 11, 2009

For Your Listening Pleasure II: River

More of what I've been dreaming up on my keyboard during my study breaks. The beautiful video was shot this afternoon when I drove past a lake called Josephine and decided it would look great with this song. It's a cover of River.

River (c) 2009 Brian Schroeder

Thursday, December 3, 2009

For Your Listening Pleasure I: Snow

I thought I'd take a 45-minute break from my studying for finals to record a little Christmas diddy for my faithful follower(s). I haven't released anything musical for over a year, so I figured you'd like to hear something new of mine. Just a quick a recording of a totally new arrangement, written by yours truly.

Also, we got our very first snow today! Yippie-kai-ay for a light dusting.

It's a wonderful song...I don't know why I can't find any other people covering it. And I thought I'd give a you a little looped animation to look at while you're listening.

So here it is. Snow from the movie White Christmas. Hope you enjoy.

(c) 2009 Brian Schroeder