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Helen Davey Cox

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Here's to PEACE EVERYWHERE with all the good stuff humanity has to offer.

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) concludes on 25.12.23, with this last piece heralding the 12 days of Christmas: "Gallinago" (for 12 voices, congas, bass drum, Christmas bells, piano, shakers and bar chime) is a Christmas song - Inspired by a beautiful linocut called "12 Nocturnal Drummers" by Ann Lewis. Written and recorded as part of my "52 sound-Paintings" project. It's a 3 mins listen (if you've larger speakers you'll hear the congas).

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 24: “Peace Piece “ for 3 acoustic guitars and cello) I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars).

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 23: “Christmas Trees Sing” (for celeste, double bass, prepared piano )
I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars).

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 22: “Happy Packages” (for piccolo, clarinet, guitar)
I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars).

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 21: “Giving Trees” (for prepared piano and synth)
I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars)

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 20: “Star Wishes” (for harp and string quartet)
I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars)

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar)

day 19: “Rain Hail or Shine” (for 2 banjos, banjo-ukelele, tuba).

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars).

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 18: Joy Baubles (for Tibetan singing bowls, marimba, celeste, celli)

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long).
You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece, for you to guess which it is (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars).

Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 16: “DareToHope” (FOR recorder consort)

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 15: “Carousel” (for xylo polyphones, music box, cylindrical music box)

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 14: “Home’s Hearth” (for 3 acoustic guitars).

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.

Helen Davey Cox - Advent Music Calendar 2023

you can hear the music here

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 13: “STUEBLI” (for marimba, accordion, fiddle, cello, percussion).

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.
PS "Stuebli" is Swiss dialect for 'a cosy den/lounge'.

TINY TUNES (My Advent Music Calendar) day 12: "Snow-Light" (for 2 alp-horns, harp, tubular bells, earth Orbit).

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.

TINY TUNES (Advent Music Calendar) day 11: "Christmas Crystals" (for celtic hammered dulcimer, ghost hand bells, for felt piano)

I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and Tiny Tunes (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on

Advent Music Calendar day 9: "Warm Welcome" (2 trumpets, 2 trombones, alto sax, crotales), For some joy baubles this Advent, I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and TINY TUNES (approx. 30 seconds long). You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is.

Advent Music Calendar day 8: "Slippery Ride Home”, (honky tonk pianos for 4 hands, tuba) This Advent I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and music; You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars). Each tune is a freebie for you, so please pass them on.

Advent Music Calendar day 6: "JollyMolly (Mrs. Santa’s Toy Train)", for music box, French horns, violin (super sul tasto) and ‘strange bell’ atmosphere For some joy baubles this Advent, I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with images and music; You'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece (just as surprises are tucked inside holing-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars). Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on.
PS. No A.I. involved here - just human wishes for peace.

  1. Advent Music Calendar day 5: "KinderSchnai" (for piano, glass marimba, percussion) For some joy baubles this Advent, I’m documenting my impressions of Zuerich with some images and music; you'll notice there's quotes of carols tucked inside each piece. Each tune is a freebie for you, so feel free to pass them on. PS. No A.I. involved here.... just human wishes for peace 🕊☮️