Dream of Home Archives - Joyce Kwon
Joyce Kwon, singer, songwriter & gayageum player making folk music for folks. JOYCE FOR THRIVING 2020.
Joyce Kwon, voicekwon, gayageum, Asian American, New American Folk
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Even though the melody and words of "Motherless Child" are drawn from an era of slavery and colonization, the song sadly continues to be salient in our modern society. Here's a bit on the compositional process for my choral arrangement of the song. ...

“Ruby” in the title refers to the ruby slippers from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, the quintessential American tale featuring Judy Garland. The “6” is for my shoe size and also the meter that the song begins in. ...

I’ll be sharing a blog post weekly on each track off my album “Dream of Home” starting with the title track today. The posts will give a detailed look at the trajectory of each song and discuss what I learned. ...