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YouLIcense

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael S. Weber Feb 2, 2013. 2 Replies

Does anyone out there use YouLicense for anything?Continue

Dare We Dream

Started Nov 13, 2010 0 Replies

I just added a piece to my profile called Dare We Dream.  It's basically several variations on Brahms' most famous lullaby, with a couple of other recognizable melodies mixed in here and there.  My…Continue

Rate chart

Started this discussion. Last reply by Les Harper Nov 14, 2010. 47 Replies

A couple of weeks ago I was cruising the forum, and ran across a discussion about how much to charge.  Someone had given a link to a great rate chart for television & film composing, but now I…Continue

FilmMusic.net

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Alpiar Oct 3, 2010. 3 Replies

Does anyone have any dealings with FilmMusic.net? I'm considering using them, but haven't heard any positives or negatives.Continue

 

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Multimedia, Choir, Orchestra, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Rock
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
Bachelor of Music, University of Texas at Arlington

I write primarily with the independent film maker in mind, but have also had existing music used for TV ads, web sites, and animation. Have also written numerous hymns for large a capella choir.

I play piano and guitar.
Website:
www.harpstringproductions.com

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At 1:53am on August 27, 2011, Paulo cesar Maia de Aguiar (Br) said…
great job
At 5:15pm on February 7, 2011, Lennart Östman said…
Hi Les. I've got some new songs uploaded. Visit my page when you get the time. I'd like to hear your comment on them.
At 1:37am on February 6, 2011, Lennart Östman said…
Thanks Les. I did listen to Dare we Dream, and I liked that too. I will listen to the rest off them later. I will post more music myself, as soon as I get around to it.
At 4:27pm on December 28, 2010, Michael Steven Harris said…

Hey Les.  I'll take 'pretty interesting' as a compliment!  Sorry for the slow response, haven't checked out this site in ages!

I can't remember where the video came from...it was an old school project from many years ago. 

I went to Dallas/Fort Worth last year with my american buddy who studies medicine, it was very very hot!!  Enjoyed Fort Worth though, some really interesting bars.

 

Cheers

Mike

At 1:10am on December 8, 2010, Paul Lomas said…
Hi Les

Thanks for your reply, I have been busy writing songs but now need to record & upload them to the Composers Forum, I only play guitar but want to add other instruments & find the time to get to a recording studio.
At 8:38am on December 7, 2010, Paul Lomas said…
I like your work Les & I have just watched the animation short which works very well.
At 1:38pm on December 1, 2010, Marissa Mylet said…
Thank you! Anything of mine that will be performed & recorded live will assuredly be a Steinway (varying sizes, I suppose), since that we have at my college.
At 10:24am on November 20, 2010, Marissa Mylet said…
Honestly, everything with piano here (with the exception of "Wonder and Worry") were done in Logic - I just pick a piano sound already in the bank that most matches the style I'm going for (bright, dark, etc); from there, I usually tweak it with compression, reverb / space design, etc to get the more specific sound I'm looking to achieve. I'm glad you like how it sounds!
At 6:01pm on November 11, 2010, Jimmy Hinson said…
How ya doing Les, nice to meetcha! You're quite a guitar picker, loved the tone of Hand Over Fist, wish I could play like that :)
At 11:59am on October 3, 2010, Doug Lauber said…
Hi Les. Welcome to the CF. Please post some rock, if possible.

Latest Activity

Michael S. Weber replied to Les Harper's discussion YouLIcense
"I put a few songs up there and forgot about it.  8 months later I got $30 deposited into my paypal account, one of my tracks was used for a promotional cycling video in Singapore. "
Feb 2, 2013
Les Harper posted a discussion

YouLIcense

Does anyone out there use YouLicense for anything?See More
Oct 14, 2012
Paulo cesar Maia de Aguiar (Br) left a comment for Les Harper
"great job"
Aug 27, 2011
Lennart Östman left a comment for Les Harper
"Hi Les. I've got some new songs uploaded. Visit my page when you get the time. I'd like to hear your comment on them."
Feb 7, 2011
Lennart Östman left a comment for Les Harper
"Thanks Les. I did listen to Dare we Dream, and I liked that too. I will listen to the rest off them later. I will post more music myself, as soon as I get around to it."
Feb 6, 2011
Les Harper left a comment for Lennart Östman
"Hi, Lennart.  'Glad you like Twinkle, Twinkle.  It's been used in a couple of independent films and some web sites.  You may also like Dare We Dream.  It's several variations of Brahms' Lullaby with some other…"
Feb 5, 2011
Michael Steven Harris left a comment for Les Harper
"Hey Les.  I'll take 'pretty interesting' as a compliment!  Sorry for the slow response, haven't checked out this site in ages! I can't remember where the video came from...it was an old school project from many…"
Dec 28, 2010
Les Harper posted a song

 play Island Troll - Les Harper

Harpstring Productions
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Dec 12, 2010
Marissa Mylet left a comment for Les Harper
"Thank you! Anything of mine that will be performed & recorded live will assuredly be a Steinway (varying sizes, I suppose), since that we have at my college."
Dec 1, 2010
Les Harper replied to Les Harper's discussion I'm not a gamer! in the group Game Composers
"I'm on it! I checked out Portal the other day. It looks very cool. Hope the music's good, too."
Nov 28, 2010
Les Harper replied to Les Harper's discussion I'm not a gamer! in the group Game Composers
"WOW! Should I wait for it to go down to $4.50? j/k Thanks for the heads up."
Nov 27, 2010
Les Harper posted a song

 play BlueBlazes - full

02:29
Nov 24, 2010
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Nov 24, 2010
Les Harper replied to Les Harper's discussion I'm not a gamer! in the group Game Composers
"Thanks again. I may try to float some guitar-based music in that direction, since the synth/orchestra field seems a little crowded right now."
Nov 21, 2010
Les Harper replied to Les Harper's discussion I'm not a gamer! in the group Game Composers
"Thanks. I would definitely be a PC gamer, so heading to Steam right now. While I've got you here, let me ask another question. How does the form usually shape up for game music? Is it a continuous loop that plays when you're in a…"
Nov 21, 2010
Les Harper replied to Les Harper's discussion I'm not a gamer! in the group Game Composers
"WOW! Thanks for all the info, Jimmy. This is great. I'll definitely snag a couple of your recommendations. I'm actually a pretty good player -- just don't spend much time doing it any more. Thanks again."
Nov 21, 2010

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