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Flying Fortress

Music for taking on a big space thing. [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Nov 22, 2023 - 3 comments


It's an allegro but I don't know what work this particular movement is from.
posted by wurl1tzer_c0 on Jan 30, 2023 - 3 comments

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.
posted by thatwhichfalls on Jan 28, 2023 - 4 comments


Very pleased with how the key change at 1:30ish, just before the synthflute comes in, worked out
posted by thatwhichfalls on Jan 26, 2023 - 2 comments

Slow Cascade

Slower, shorter and synthed up version of Cascade
posted by thatwhichfalls on Jan 23, 2023 - 1 comment

Engine of Flowers

Solo Spanish guitar
posted by thatwhichfalls on Jan 3, 2023 - 3 comments

You Already Knew This

Clunky bluesy picking on a Spanish guitar for the first minute and then it opens up a lot.
posted by thatwhichfalls on Dec 4, 2022 - 1 comment

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
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Nov 5, 2022 - 2 comments

sonata 1 movement 4, bach

the first half of (what's supposed to be) a presto
posted by wurl1tzer_c0 on Oct 6, 2022 - 1 comment


Dark sibling to my global smash hit Goldenhill
posted by thatwhichfalls on Sep 14, 2022 - 0 comments


It's a graptolites thing. Lots of guitars. Lots of effects. Some keys. All the rules broken.
posted by thatwhichfalls on Aug 30, 2022 - 0 comments


More ambient guitar noodlings.
posted by thatwhichfalls on Aug 25, 2022 - 2 comments

Biber's Passacaglia

page 1/4 of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber's Passacaglia [more inside]
posted by wurl1tzer_c0 on Jul 14, 2022 - 2 comments


I did this as a response to a composition prompt to imagine and alien landscape and then imagine it fading from reality.
posted by ignignokt on Aug 8, 2021 - 1 comment

Sky Ghost Farewell Fugue

It's never easy to say goodbye to Sky Ghost; perhaps this will help. [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on May 9, 2021 - 0 comments

Grave E Cantible

Franz Joseph Haydn [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Nov 7, 2020 - 2 comments


Franz Schubert Op. 90, No. 11 [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Jul 31, 2020 - 0 comments

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]
posted by moonmilk on Dec 21, 2018 - 5 comments

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]
posted by bfootdav on Nov 10, 2016 - 10 comments


If you've ever watched Masterpiece Theater on PBS, you've heard this Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret. [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Sep 19, 2016 - 1 comment

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]
posted by bfootdav on Mar 3, 2016 - 6 comments

March from "The Nutcracker Suite"

If synthesizers were around, would Peter Illich Tchaikowsky have used one? [more inside]
posted by AppleSeed on Dec 2, 2015 - 5 comments

Thanksgiving Snow

Short piano solo: Snow falls on the prairie.
posted by Wolfdog on Nov 26, 2015 - 7 comments

Winter Song

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]
posted by TheNegativeInfluence on Jun 6, 2015 - 4 comments


This is sketch I did in MIDI of another instrumental song
posted by dagosto on Mar 12, 2015 - 4 comments

Separate Ways

Pensive piano interspersed with electronic outbursts and a broad, burbling middle section. [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on Oct 20, 2014 - 3 comments


Uptempo, hard-driving instrumental for synth+piano, with elements of trance and classical. First track on my Anthem of the Heart EP. [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on May 29, 2014 - 9 comments

Piano - 2 (progress)

Classical piano style experimentation. [more inside]
posted by TheNegativeInfluence on Oct 23, 2013 - 3 comments

Anthem of the Mind

More massive amounts of Massive. I think it builds up nicely. Let me know what you think.
posted by Wolfdog on Oct 12, 2013 - 3 comments

Allegretto (Fern Hill Farm)

A pastoral sound, with piano, cello, and English horn.
posted by Wolfdog on Sep 30, 2013 - 5 comments

Music for Erik Satie #2

Another piece written as an homage to Satie. [more inside]
posted by bfootdav on Sep 19, 2013 - 2 comments

Music for Erik Satie #1

Short piano piece in homage to Erik Satie [more inside]
posted by bfootdav on Sep 4, 2013 - 3 comments

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]
posted by bfootdav on May 12, 2013 - 0 comments

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]
posted by bfootdav on Apr 9, 2013 - 2 comments

Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen

German, anonymous, probably 1500s. Still learning to harmonise using GarageBand. [more inside]
posted by Pallas Athena on Dec 20, 2012 - 1 comment

"Red Riding Hood" Scherzo

A short playful piece for flute and piano. [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on Jan 23, 2012 - 2 comments

8 Bit Canon in D

An abridged version of Pachelbel's Canon in D. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on May 6, 2011 - 3 comments

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]
posted by audiodidactic on Apr 2, 2011 - 4 comments

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]
posted by mormolyke on Oct 19, 2010 - 5 comments

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]
posted by MadRat on Sep 18, 2010 - 2 comments

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]
posted by YamwotIam on Aug 4, 2010 - 3 comments

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.
posted by NemesisVex on Jul 20, 2010 - 4 comments

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.
posted by NemesisVex on Jul 18, 2010 - 4 comments


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)
posted by symbioid on Jun 23, 2010 - 5 comments

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]
posted by NemesisVex on May 30, 2010 - 2 comments


Its been a while! Inspiration struck, and while I was unconscious this is what it recorded. Hope you enjoy it! [more inside]
posted by Admira on Feb 23, 2010 - 0 comments

Ashokan Farewell

My string trio playing 'Ashokan Farewell,' a new American tune. [more inside]
posted by mythicalbyrd on Jan 9, 2010 - 8 comments

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]
posted by LooseFilter on Nov 6, 2009 - 1 comment

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]
posted by leibniz on Aug 25, 2009 - 11 comments


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]
posted by Admira on Jul 14, 2009 - 1 comment

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