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Composing a New Piece (Part 5: Adding the Accompaniment)

I’ve completed the theme and the bridge, working out the basic harmonies along the way, but so far I’ve been composing without gratification. Essentially, all the work I’ve been putting in has been based on the  259 more words

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Jonny Greenwood recording new album in India

In an interview with The Sunday Guardian, Jonny Greenwood revealed that he’s currently holed up in a fort in India recording with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and a dozen local artists. 328 more words


February 26 ~ Today in Music History

. 1770 ~ Anton Reicha, Czech-born, later naturalized French composer of music very much in the German style

. 1802 ~ Victor Hugo, author of… 367 more words


Tyler Westen, composer: SEA HORSE

1Q: Tell us a little about the origins of Sea Horse, from concept to financing.

I was first approached by Adam Cohen the cinematographer and an old fried about a film he was going to shoot in Alaska. 403 more words


Composing a New Piece (Part 4: Erase and Rewrite)

Well, that just happened. I decided all the progress that had been made finishing the melody and writing a bridge needed to be thrown out. Sometimes when you look at the work you’ve done the day before, it can be hard to tell what you were thinking (despite recording said thinking in a blog). 238 more words

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For this piece (and the one in the previous post) I was asked if I could do something less obtrusive. That was the condition for getting the gig, so I had to comply, but I did it in my own sly way. 159 more words