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Michael Hoppe

“Beneath Mexican Stars” is for my wife, Monica, and it is indeed her favorite composition. BMS first appeared on my album “Amistad” and then again recently on “By Myself” I always like to hear my music in ways other than when I play it on the piano. I thought “Beneath Mexican Stars” would sound wonderful…

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Michael Hoppé’s By Myself is the twentieth album of his that I’ve reviewed, starting with his 1996 release, The Yearning. One of my all-time favorite artists, Michael has created an extraordinary body of work in his long and colorful career. Melodic and often tinged with melancholy, Michael’s music is rarely composed for solo piano, making this a…

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Afterglow Album

From September 16 2020 the rights to the multi award winning album “Afterglow” have reverted back to Chordially Yours Music, and the album is no longer under license to Valley Entertainment. Any licensing inquiries please contact Michael Hoppe at this site. Thank you.

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“Requiem for Peace and Reconciliation” will be performed November 24 2019 by the Hasselt Cathedral Choir, Belgium, conducted by the celebrated conductor/composer Ludo Claesen. Other scheduled performances include: The Church of the Red Rocks, Sedona Arizona (June 9 2019 at 1400hrs) by Ryan Holder Sacred Heart Cathedral, Knoxville, TN Toronto, Canada San Miguel de Allende,…

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As a composer, there is nothing more exciting than listening to gifted musicians play, and sometimes arrange, my music. In 2012, I performed with two wonderful young musicians in Seoul. They were Jiyoung Yun (violin) and Youngmin Kim (cello). Later in 2017, we performed again together several times in and around, Seoul. I am very…

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