Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

Reflections on Art and Life

Contemplation of the Score in Slow Motion

I dragged up my 52-lb weighted Kurzweil keyboard from the basement in order to stammer through some Bach and Chopin to remind myself what compositional craft used to be about. … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Submerged – New Music for Piano Solo

“Submerged” is one of my early compositions for piano solo. Ever since a pianist friend played for me “The Sunken Cathedral” by Claude Debussy in ninth grade, I felt enchanted … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Prelude and Fugue – New compositions for piano solo

Lest you think I only write poetry these days, I am encolsing links to my latest music compositions. Inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach’s Das Wohltemperierte Klavier in style and form, … Continue reading

March 13, 2008 · Leave a comment

Submerged – New Music for Piano Solo

(A sample from a live performance by David Pegel, piano, March 29, 2009.) When I was in ninth grade my friend played for me “The Submerged Cathedral” by Claude Debussy. … Continue reading

May 3, 2007 · Leave a comment
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