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May 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Elmer Bernstein: Pile On!

The great and prolific composer, known mostly for Animal House (remember all that academic-sounding music?). A wonderful composer who could write in any style. Here's a sample from "Stripes," a Bill Murray comedy from the 80s.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmjE3QEZJNs

What other great EB sounds are worth posting? Pile on!

Added by Gav Brown on May 31, 2013 at 7:12pm — 2 Comments

Spectacus. My first Orchestral attempt

I will post something I worked on a little last week. Is an attempt on a Orchestral song. 

I am quite happy with it, But I reckon is many things that could be done to make it even better.

I was first and formost making the song to a friend, that needed a theme to a game he is making. So I tried to build it up slowly!

I am using Reason to create the arrangement and using orchestral soundbank. I use Record to record my voice. Hence the vocal bit.

As always I was…

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Added by Achazia on May 28, 2013 at 4:30am — 6 Comments

Evening Twilight - Instrumental

This is an attempt on a instrumental song.. I wanted to make it very atmospheric and relaxing. So one can have it on as background music :)

 

I did played around with different sounds. It might be to boring? Or perhaps the music sounds makes it messy.. Not sure.. 

https://soundcloud.com/achazia/evening-twilight

Hope you like it…

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Added by Achazia on May 16, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

A random, pleasant find

Pianist Anatoli Vedernikov. I happened to buy a vinyl of him playing mozart, Haydn and Schumann. Soviet musician, the record printed in the USSR in 1987 (I think?). Excellent condition, very high quality recording and a very clear, precise style, it is classical yet has some emotional touches to it, keeping a very good balance, everything Mozart needs and I admit, his sonata no. 11 did make a good impression on me (it's one of those sonatas by mozart that i actually like, lol). I wonder what…

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Added by Spiros Makris on May 11, 2013 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

Introducing me

Hi there, 

I am a new member my name is Emiliano Imondi i am a composer from Rome, Italy. I would share my works with you:

- Contemporary Music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLMCZoAMMpg&list=PL3K2zcjz48crwQlia8dvd_5_N3i0qtQ6-

- Applied Music: http://wavecraftproject.com/music/

Any kind of feedback will be…

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Added by Emiliano Imondi on May 8, 2013 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

Oh, I love junk shops

Some months ago I had gone for a walk to the junk shops downtown. Among other things, those places are pure heaven for getting vinyl records. So while browsing through, I stumble upon this 21 record colection of Beethoven's piano works (all of them), played by no other than the mighty Alfred Brendel. "How much", I ask. "1 euro each. You want them". "Damn yes I do.". The package included the record notes and the box, and 21 records in pretty much good to excellent condition. The most curious…

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Added by Spiros Makris on May 4, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

Swinging Bach Chorale

I always wanted to try setting a chorale jazz style. Here's how it turned out.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/ND0o01XK4kM

Added by Jana Cole on May 3, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

New Work: "Changing Seasons"

Here's a link to a recording and score of my latest work for SATB choir and String Quartet.

"Changing Seasons"

Hope you enjoy!

Added by Lowell Hohstadt on May 3, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

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