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Peter Daley
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  • Milton Keynes, Bucks
  • United Kingdom
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Multimedia, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
Milton Keynes
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I am a media composer who plays piano and Hammond organ! I'm the 'go to' guy when it comes to arranging strings for gospel artists. My last commission was for a UK acapella ensemble 'Black Voices' where I arranged and composed vocal music in the style of Ska Mento Reggae Ragga RnB & Gospel. It has been recorded & is available for purchase. I've produced and EP for a local UK artist which is available through digital download. I'm currently working with an international artist on a R&B/jazz project and teach gospel choir at Birmingham City University (Conservatoire).

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Nothing Will Work Unless You Do

Posted on March 8, 2011 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

“Nothing will work unless you do” 

Maya Angelou quote.

This is to composers, writers, lyricists and music producers who are doing too much thinking, contemplating, dreaming, over planning, and yes, too much talking. I realized this when I completed a musical project around 6 to 9 months later than I should of. The joy of completing a project…


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At 10:53am on June 5, 2011, Michael Staff said…

Hi Peter its great youre experimenting with different styles. The more we expand in doing this the more balanced we are. I started studying piano actually when I was 13 and my teacher also taught me theory and harmony. I later went on to study orchestration, counterpoint and piano at UC Irvine but had to drop out to take care of my mother who had cancer. Anyway, that's the sum of my education. How about you? I noticed you have a website. Who designed it for you? A website is my next step.

At 3:16pm on May 25, 2011, Ansgar Kreutz said…
Hello Peter, "Endkampf"(= final combat) is in dead part of a film music score; I used samples as you mean this, I have no experiences in use of electronic instruments like ondes martenot, theremin or synthesizers in combination with traditional instruments. I was in a Masterclass with Stockhausen and I ´m very fascinated by his pieces like "Octophonie", it sounds a little bit "brucknerian" I think.
At 10:59am on May 25, 2011, Norbert Oldani said…
I certainly agree with your comment about Toru Takamitsu!
At 2:23am on March 12, 2011, Anthony Cox said…

Hello Peter!

I'm new also. Just wanted to say hello. Looking forward to your insights on composition.


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