Upcoming posts and news on Composer's Toolbox for February 2018.
After a long night of sleeping, #composercat needs to rest, so she is taking a nap.
How does one deal with interruptions? We need to get our work in. We still have our own deadlines. And we do need to interrupt others, too, because that is how life happens.
Piano music depends on how you hit the keys; Organ music depends on how you let go of them.
We will all be forgotten long after we pass. And that is precisely why you have every reason to live the life that will make you the most fulfilled.
Cullyn D. Murphy's "Agony" is a riveting, fast-paced work that fuses spoken word, percussion, mixed media, and theatrical elements to push the idea of what musical organization is, and what music is.
This work is an exploration of a Zoroastrian text from The Zend Avesta, Part I, translated by James Darmesteter in1880.
As a composer and an arts administrator, I work by hand on both musical scores and countless documents at the office. Over the years, I have come to rely on certain pens.
Smooth, jazz-inspired, funk/soul-like, emotional but relaxed, thoughtful, but rhythmic and colorful. Great guitar playing. Letting Go by Eternity Forever #listentothis
Here is a look at some tools I am currently using as part of my "audio toolbox", and some tools I am looking at myself.
Here's a screenshot from my latest work-in-progress, entitled "does water kill". More to come!
Ryan Carraher just finished a new work for solo tenor trombone entitled Alazia. "I figured I would share some thoughts and formal processes I had during the composition process."
Exercise Music is an album designed specifically for use while exercising (as the title states). It is a mix of progressive rock, electronic dance music, and minimalism.