orchestra

June 5, 2020

Fun and Games

Fun and Games This week I composed a piece of new music in a completely new way. Well, it is new for me–many composers use this approach as a matter of course. I started up […]
June 13, 2020

Suspenseful Intro

Suspenseful Intro This week I repeated my earlier experiment. I composed this piece in Sibelius, and later imported it into my DAW. Let me explain a few details. I started up Sibelius, my notation program. […]
August 11, 2020

Japanese Game

Japanese Game This week I composed two variants of a song for a Japanese video game. They are both based on the same melody, which is intended to be sung by a woman in Japanese. […]
December 8, 2020

Creepy Western

Creepy Western This week I composed a couple of cues for an upcoming short film by filmmaker Joe Boyce, titled “Winter Story”. He has a very interesting approach. He has given me a script, but […]
June 20, 2021

To a Higher Plane

To a Higher Plane I have been subscribing to a music A&R (Artist and Repertoire) company, TAXI.com. This company supplies music tracks to production music libraries, record labels, and film and TV producers. TAXI.com regularly […]
August 14, 2021

Escape from the Morons; for Video Game

Escape from the Morons; for Video Game My son has been editing video game playbacks, putting video game clips against music. He loves the game “Escape from Tarkov”, and asked that I compose similar music. […]
November 16, 2021

Mysterious Theme

Mysterious Theme I composed this short piece simply as an exercise at a different style. A set of ostinatos serve as a background accompaniment. The foreground melody is played by English horn, then clarinet and […]
December 10, 2021

Spaghetti Western

Spaghetti Western Back in December, 2020, I composed a pair of short cues, that I labeled “Creepy Western”. Now, I have expanded one of them, that had been titled “Suspenseful Prelude”. In honor of the […]
February 22, 2022

Melancholy Ivories

Melancholy Ivories This short cue is in response to a request for submissions to TAXI, an A&R company. The request was for a cinematic-based piano underscore cue. In other words, it should be primarily piano, […]