Welcome to episode 15 of Secrets of Organ Playing Podcast!
Dr. Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra is an American organist, educator, composer, and a world-renown expert on improvising in the Bach style who is very interested in the world of creativity. In today's conversation she will share with us her ideas from her latest project - 4 volume a cappella songs for children called "The Muse".
In today's conversation she will share with us her ideas from her latest project - 4 volume a cappella songs for children called "The Muse".
"We try to speak to the heart and soul of what is most important: character, integrity, open-heartedness, being present, and full of wonder. True creativity comes from both - hard work but also from just space - to be open and to wonder and to pay attention and to muse."
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The website of Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra: www.pamelaruiterfeenstra.com
Muse at School: www.createspace.com/5469233
Muse in Peace: www.createspace.com/5391882
Muse for the Soul: www.createspace.com/5468876
Muse at Work: www.createspace.com/5668831
Bach and the Art of Improvisation: www.createspace.com/3648700
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra on Improvisation in the Bach Style
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