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It's an allegro but I don't know what work this particular movement is from.
The Very Small Starship Rises into the Clear Sky
If you listen closely the five tones from Close Encounters of the Third Kind are almost in there.
Very pleased with how the key change at 1:30ish, just before the synthflute comes in, worked out
Slower, shorter and synthed up version of Cascade
Engine of Flowers
Solo Spanish guitar
You Already Knew This
Clunky bluesy picking on a Spanish guitar for the first minute and then it opens up a lot.
An Eye for Breathing and Stopping Theory [Q-Tip vs. Michael Nyman]
An Eye for Breathing and Stopping Theory [Q-Tip vs. Michael Nyman] it's just Breathe and Stop versus An Eye for Optical Theory like that's the whole thing
sonata 1 movement 4, bach
the first half of (what's supposed to be) a presto
Dark sibling to my global smash hit Goldenhill
It's a graptolites thing. Lots of guitars. Lots of effects. Some keys. All the rules broken.
More ambient guitar noodlings.
page 1/4 of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber's Passacaglia [more inside]
I did this as a response to a composition prompt to imagine and alien landscape and then imagine it fading from reality.
Sky Ghost Farewell Fugue
It's never easy to say goodbye to Sky Ghost; perhaps this will help. [more inside]
Grave E Cantible
Franz Joseph Haydn [more inside]
Franz Schubert Op. 90, No. 11 [more inside]
The Barefoot Polka
"Gymnopedie" is just a pretentious word for "Barefoot". I made this for DJ Stashu's Homemade Polka Contest on WFMU. [more inside]
I thought you said 6 seconds!
This is for the 60 second Metafilter November Music Challenge. My software, the Platonic Music Engine, generates 6 glorious seconds of avant-garde electronic beeps and boops for your listening pleasure! Many, many, many more details inside. [more inside]
If you've ever watched Masterpiece Theater on PBS, you've heard this Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret. [more inside]
Musical Mesostic as generated by the Platonic Music Engine
In case you haven't had your shot of modernist/postmodernist classical music today here is a musical analogue to John Cage's mesostic method of generating texts. Warning, the music starts off very softly and then has loud bits. If you listen carefully you just might hear something familiar embedded within the stream of notes. [more inside]
March from "The Nutcracker Suite"
If synthesizers were around, would Peter Illich Tchaikowsky have used one? [more inside]
Short piano solo: Snow falls on the prairie.
A piano composition written a while ago at the end of autumn for the first snowfall. The changing of seasons; the coming winter; delight in the sounds of children playing in the fresh fallen snow. [more inside]
This is sketch I did in MIDI of another instrumental song
Pensive piano interspersed with electronic outbursts and a broad, burbling middle section. [more inside]
Uptempo, hard-driving instrumental for synth+piano, with elements of trance and classical. First track on my Anthem of the Heart EP. [more inside]
Piano - 2 (progress)
Classical piano style experimentation. [more inside]
Anthem of the Mind
More massive amounts of Massive. I think it builds up nicely. Let me know what you think.
Allegretto (Fern Hill Farm)
A pastoral sound, with piano, cello, and English horn.
Music for Erik Satie #2
Another piece written as an homage to Satie. [more inside]
Music for Erik Satie #1
Short piano piece in homage to Erik Satie [more inside]
Music in Search of AI and Marvin Minsky
Music I wrote while searching for Minsky's The Society of Mind. A kind of experimental Baroque for piano. [more inside]
Prelude and 3 Variations for Piano
A very short prelude with three variations built from that and each other. Experimental work for piano. [more inside]
Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen
German, anonymous, probably 1500s. Still learning to harmonise using GarageBand. [more inside]
"Red Riding Hood" Scherzo
A short playful piece for flute and piano. [more inside]
8 Bit Canon in D
An abridged version of Pachelbel's Canon in D. [more inside]
Cycles that Surround Us, 2nd Movement
Who *doesn't* love experimental music?! Demo for a piece in which the performers read the music in circles (and sub-circles). [more inside]
What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach?
Choral work in support of marriage equality, with text taken from a speech by a Republican WWII vet. Performed by the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers 2010. [more inside]
once upon a time
this came from a guitar thing I came up with. I really messed up the recording, so I should re-record it someday. [more inside]
Fare Thee Well, Angry Leather Jacket with a Knife
An elderly man remembers a favorite and long-departed leather jacket with great fondness and maybe a bit of regret. [more inside]
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
So that you're not left hanging after the conclusion of the third movement, here's the finale of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, programmed in SONAR with the Miroslav Philharmonk library.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67: III. Allegro
A few weeks ago I bought Miroslav Philharmonik, an orchestral sample library, and to test it out, I programmed the third and fourth movements of the Beethoven Fifth in SONAR. Here's the third movement. I'll post the fourth tomorrow.
My first attempt at composing a song using musescore. A bit of a baroque feel to it. (not any real training so I may have broken lots of rules of composition :P)
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem: Agnus Dei
I sang in the college choir, and one semester, we performed this selection from Benjamin Britten's War Requiem. One day, I pictured a tremolo guitar replacing the orchestra. [more inside]
Its been a while! Inspiration struck, and while I was unconscious this is what it recorded. Hope you enjoy it! [more inside]
My string trio playing 'Ashokan Farewell,' a new American tune. [more inside]
joe's last mix
A fantastic piece of symphonic music with deep connections to electronica, joe's last mix by Tanner Menard is a fun ride (this performance is by one of my ensembles with me conducting). I've posted this before, but he and I are doing something different with the piece, and I'm wondering if any of you are interested in participating.... [more inside]
Emotion Experiment 3
This piece is supposed to represent or express a particular emotion. Please let me know what emotion you think it is. [more inside]
A slow, two line piece on classical guitar, not really in a medieval style but I wasn't sure what else to call it! Hope everyone who takes the time to listen to it enjoys it. [more inside]
Emotion Experiment 2
This piece is supposed to represent a story associated with a particular emotion. Please let me know what emotion you think it is. [more inside]
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