I wrote In Memoriam for my grandfather. He taught me the love of music as I was the only one in the household who would sit with him and watch all his favorite shows; Mitch Milled, Ed Sulliven, Laurence Welk and Red Skeleton. He never tired of listening to me practice the piano. Without his love I am sure I would not have survived.
In Irish Gaelic, the phrase “mo chuisle” literally means “my pulse”. Shortened from “a chuisle mo chroí” or “pulse of my heart”, mo chuisle is used as a term of endearment when referring to someone who is dear to your heart. I wrote this composition for my grandchildren. They have a piece of my heart forever. For grandchildren (and grandparents). Pronunuciation: Macushla