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Manger Medley – the Beginnings

With a break between producing my first and second songs for Carol Anne, I’m taking some time to work on my Christmas project. I’ve spent a little more [..]

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Moments of Comfort and Joy: Conception

Okay, it’s time to start a new project. Ever since I released Moments With Him I’ve been mulling over the next one. I’ve had multiple requests for a [..]

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MIDI Mock-UP vs. Live Comparison

I’ve mentioned in previous posts about how I set off recording these instrumental tracks. I generally start with a MIDI Mock-up to set the arrangement and parts, and then [..]

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Moving from the Technology to the Art

I’m not sure how many posts have promised a look at the actual rendering of the music. I admit that we’ve gotten a bit wrapped up in the [..]

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Making Music

I’ve run into some interesting issues in rendering Praise to the Lord the Almighty. First, there are two ways of turning MIDI data into music. The first and more obvious way [..]

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Render unto God that which is God’s

render (v) to cause to be or become; to represent or depict; to bring out the meaning of by performance or execution.

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How to Compose Music – Step 1, Compose some Music

As of last night, the writing of music is substantially complete! That is, all the parts are placed and in order, and I am reasonably happy with the [..]

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The Nitty Gritty

As promised, here are some of the technical details and what I’ve learned from using Finale to sequence this “mini-concerto.” First, installing Finale from two CD-ROMs takes a [..]

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A New Project

So, you’re probably thinking that I should finish some of my other projects before I tackle a new one. Well, that’s not really the way I work. I [..]

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