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Audacity export to midi

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob J Kennedy Jan 7, 2016. 4 Replies

Hello Everyone,I am trying export from Audacity as a midi file, but it is greyed out.I have tried changing the import export function, but nothing works. I cannot find anything online. Does anyone…Continue

Tags: midi, Audacity

Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodney Carlyle Money Jan 8, 2016. 5 Replies

Hello Everyone,Is anyone using the Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand program?If so, how are you using it and what's it like?…Continue

Tags: Concert, Grand, CFX, Studios, Abbey


Started Dec 13, 2015 0 Replies

Hello Everyone,The other day I asked about Bandcamp. I've decided to go ahead and build a sales site for myself. So I thought I'd show it to you..…Continue

Anyone using Bandcamp?

Started Dec 8, 2015 0 Replies

Hello Everyone,Is anyone on here using Bandcamp to get their stuff out there?If so, can you tell me about your experience?…Continue


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Rob J Kennedy replied to Gav Brown's discussion New Feature - Composers Talk
"I also enjoyed this article.  "Never say die", that's my motto too. The power of persistence is a key element in music, and Stephen shows that if you stick at it, eventually you will find the way through and likeminded people who…"
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Post Classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
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.
Music cast its spell on me as a child. The first instrument I played (notice I said played, not taught to play) was the flute.

Over the years I have played, the guitar, the trumpet, the violin, the piano and the recorder. I have had many teachers for most of these instruments, and composition and orchestration, but I am largely self-taught.​

Arriving into my teens during the early 1970s had a major influence on the music I listened to and wrote, especially progressive rock, which led to bigger things. I moved on to “classical” music at 18, when I bought my first piano.​

Post-classical music is where my strength and heart is today, although, jazz and baroque music have a strong pull on me. I like to think all three of these styles can be heard in my compositions now.​

The orchestra is the goal for a lot of composers. The sound colours, the shape of the music it can create, and the dynamic of the orchestra cannot be matched, in my opinion.

The orchestra offers the composer a limitless range of expression techniques, and that’s what music is about for me.​

Music is the most empathetic form of communication I know to express to another person what it feels like to be alive.

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