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As I have begun to explore the rich and exciting genre of World Music and as I notice that quite a few of us do write in that genre I am starting a group for us!

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Crazy idea and a good link...

Started by Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig. Last reply by Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig Jun 28, 2010. 3 Replies

I'm seriously flirting with the idea of taking up Sitar. It might well be too late to be entertaining such notions. I was first introduced to harpsichord  about two decades ago. Still, I'm…Continue

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Started by Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig. Last reply by Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig Dec 22, 2009. 5 Replies

I'm currently building a new computer with the intent of purchasing a DAW and some virtual instruments, so I can expand my writing past what has hitherto been primarily solo keyboard work, into…Continue

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Comment by Robin Andrews on December 18, 2012 at 4:20pm

I've just uploaded an mp3 of a one of my compositions "Portuguese Rain." I'm curous to hear what genre/tradition people hear it as.

Comment by Tze on April 17, 2012 at 4:10am

Dear Fellow composers,

This is my new album app, which I just released recently. It features Singapore-developed high quality audio streaming technology and my Singapore contemporary Asia fusion music/band, Tze n Looking Glass

http://itunes.apple.com/app/id512500006

Check out the audio quality, it is quite amazing - audio CD clarity, depth of sound and you can hear all the details as recorded

Can I ask you to help me share this with other composers in your community ?

What is happening is that this Singaporean company call MP4SLS (the one that developed this app for me) are currently looking for more composers who would like their albums/music to presented in high quality audio format, to work with

If you are interested or have any queries, please drop me an email at tze.music@gmail.com - I will connect you directly to my friend from MP4SLS

Have a listen, and let me know what you think 

Thanks 

Regards,
Tze


P.S: This is a Free preview app

Comment by Sa Rik on October 7, 2011 at 11:04pm

I am waiting the day when will be any virtual instrument available in the market ,a   plug in which  imitates   any of  world ethnic  instruments close to make easy our job. I am tired to use my own samples which is hard to make, and tired to play with breath controller in the mouth and character control some pedals under feet. Hope soon some company will make something useful for world / ethnic music  other than some "necessary " loops.

 

Comment by Neville Taylor on May 1, 2011 at 2:14pm

I've composed a few World Music pieces. Have a listen and see what you think. There's an Indonesian Gamelan piece (neither authentic Javanese or Balinese, just somewhere in between), a Venezuelan harp piece and a Tahitian tribal dance.

 

I hope you enjoy them.

Comment by Blake Ewing on April 30, 2011 at 6:51pm
For those interested in African polyrhythms/percussion, I've attempted a piece titled "Kilimanjaro" that is on my home page here, if you're interested.
Comment by Sa Rik on April 30, 2011 at 6:47pm
I am open to resolve any problems with understanding world music modes of various countries/regions.
Comment by John Kilburn on June 10, 2010 at 2:31pm
New to the Composer forum. and this group.

I like music that comes from this world :)

Seriously, I have always enjoyed listening to and studying music from a variety of cultures. It has infused my film work immensely.
Comment by Apolosius on May 20, 2010 at 4:46am
in Indonesian Borneo was the same sound sapeq instruments. kind of guitar music instrument with three strings. as compelling as her piano.
Comment by Naomi Campbell on May 15, 2010 at 5:25pm
Check out this bul bul. I really want one. It's the perfect excuse to memorize some Indian ragas and drive your neighbors nuts!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNZ3NDweFkg
Comment by yacine Adallal on April 29, 2010 at 11:33am
is their a way to microtune any VSTi on cubase! microtuner just doesn't work.
is their any VST effect that does it to all VSTI's
 

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