The Instrument Speaks – PianoTweet #59

My Grandpiano has a Voice.
A voice that lives for almost a century.
She was born in 1916.

She wants to speak out loudly.
She gets this opportunity every day.
As she’s so extremely important in this PianoTweets project:
She’s limited to 140 notes maximum.
We made a deal about that…

But what could I, the pianist, do without her?

So I let her speak, through my fingers, every day.
I trust her as my greatest and most true friend;
she would never let me down.

This PianoTweet is about how SHE felt today.

The Instrument Speaks – PianoTweet #59 (iPhone link)

To be Faithful – PianoTweet #57

You, my dear listeners, are given insights in my inner life through my music:
about causes that touch me, engage me, worry me, make me happy,
things that touch my emotions, my ratio, my thoughts.
I express all this by composing and playing short pieces of music called PianoTweets.
(and loads of other music that by far exceed those 140 notes)

Music contains an endless quantity of information.
Even a 140 notes piece of piano music.

However, there’s a thing I’m not sure about.

It could be there’s too much information for us people, in general.
There’s this Twitter thing that I like very much, of course.
There are so many different ways to gather and to explore information.

But is this My way?
Do my creative eruptions take part of an overall information overload?
What does a PianoTweet create?
An information burnout?

I want to be faithful to my PianoTweets.
I don’t want them to be left alone.
They belong to me, as a new born child.

To be Faithful – PianoTweet #57 (iPhone link)

NEWS: PianoTweet of the Month – February 2011

Dear Listeners and Followers,

I’m happy to present “PianoTweet of the month”.
This first one will be of the month February 2011.


  1. SEND an email to with the title of YOUR favourite PianoTweet of the month February 2011.
  2. Do this BEFORE the 3rd of March.


  1. Within a few days after the 3rd of March I will publish a complete NEW composition/variation on the PianoTweet that has been chosen as the
    PianoTweet of the MONTH.
  2. This variation will be a special one, i.e. it will be LONGER than 140 notes.

Good luck with making your choice and ENJOY!

The Waltz of the Tiny Snowflakes – PianoTweet #56

When I looked out of the window this morning,
I saw three, maybe four very small, tiny snowflakes.

Just some associations coming from my mind right now:

– Could have been the Last Snow for this year…

– Many people wanted the winter to last longer.

– Remember last year’s mountains of snow?

– When I was 18 years old and lived in Norway for two years,
I went to school gliding on skis through the centre of the city Oslo!

Enjoy this Waltz!

The Waltz of the Tiny Snowflakes – PianoTweet #56 (iPhone link)

Sarah’s Hand – PianoTweet #55

Sarah is Somebody’s daughter.
This “Somebody” is a very sweet friend of mine.
This Friend ordered a PianoTweet for Sarah.
Because today it’s Sarah’s birthday!
That’s the circle.

A few days ago I met Sarah.
She kind of “flew” inside, full of Light and Energy.

Then I shooke hands with Sarah.

I felt a joyful and powerful pressure from her hand.
I was impressed.
It doesn’t happen very often,
feeling such a handshake.

So, when I think of Sarah, I think of her Hand.

And enjoy this PianoTweet!

Sarah’s Hand – PianoTweet #55 (iPhone link)

Limited (B flat minor Series, no.3) – PianoTweet #54

I am happy to present nr. 3 of the B flat minor Series.

All notes of this composition are played within the reach of two octaves.
So the notes “live” within limits: their range is limited.

There’s something peculiar with limits.
Limits create space, freedom, discipline.
As long as I know where are my limits,
the space is immense and endless.

It’s really incredible, the choice we have within our limits.

So, this B flat minor Series is probably going to last very long.
Because there’s endless space within this particular chord, this special scale.
A challenging space.

Enjoy this spacy PianoTweet!

Limited (B flat minor Series, no.3) – PianoTweet #54 (iPhone link)