Stephen Main replied to Dorien Herremans's discussion How to go about your composing? Do you hum and record... or do it on paper?
"I had a film-scoring professor (Jack Smalley, wonderful veteran of the trade) who once gave me a great piece of advice: "the WORST way to begin a piece is by writing the first note."

What he meant was that by the time the first notes are written,…"
Nov 27, 2009
Stephen Main replied to Geoff Mann's discussion Points on a contract for indie film score
"And I agree with Douglas - the dates need to be changed, the score locked, and don't worry about sheet music -- they don't mean that in any sense... (you could throw a rock through a room full of music-reading directors and not hit a soul)...

that…"
Nov 26, 2009
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Nov 18, 2009
Stephen Main left a comment for Fredrick zinos
"Thanks Fredrick! I'm just geting to know my way around this forum..... hey, nice work on the Serenade for Violin, by the way!
Steve"
Nov 18, 2009