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January 2015 Blog Posts (3)

On "Skating"

Revised as of 1/28/15, Skating is my most finished piece to date. It's from a three-movement work called Three Winter Scenes.  It's an impressionistic piece, intended to depict skaters on a frozen pond or river, and attempts to capture the exhilaration of being outside on a cold but beautiful winter day, as well as the elements of snow, sun, clouds, etc. Sounds are Garritan, Vienna, Cinematic Strings2 and EWSO Gold, as well as some sounds from Sonar. While I strive for transparency,…


Added by michael diemer on January 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — 9 Comments

First Full Composition.

Having mainly worked in electronic music, I decided over the summer to try out composing in a diferent way. I ened up composing a minimalism inspired piece which I messed around with for a few months before putting up online. Hopefully I can produce some similar style pieces over the coming months

Added by Oisín O'Neill on January 19, 2015 at 7:23pm — 2 Comments

My little love

I was given this 'dour" little melody as an exercise in arrangement.

Everything I tried sounded funereal until I developed the strong 'cello line which I think really lifts the piece.

The idea for the middle section was that the singer of this tune shifts from happy to obsessive about his little love hence the strange (for me) harmonies as he descends into madness.

Added by Michael Lofting on January 8, 2015 at 3:23pm — 1 Comment

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