Think like an organ!

A huge part of what makes organ’s sound the way they do is that you stack up different ranks of pipes which play at different octaves. Here is a crude, quick overview: Each rank of pipes has a number that tells you what octave (typically) it is. If something is...

Clarification

Starting about two weeks ago I felt a sudden shift in me where my desire or sense of need to be on the internet cut itself in half. It happened randomly one afternoon around 5:00, and I just said – I”m not going to touch the computer again today. No lives...

Composing in the AM

I tried composing my 20 minutes first thing this morning. About 20 minutes after coffee. This turned out pretty well. I”d say I am about where I was yesterday but a few more ideas are becoming more concrete. BUt what I have now is a little too much C#. I ought...

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I put in a 20 minutes. This time I woke myself up with some coffee. I would say the problems I was having earlier were mostly that I didn’t have enough energy. A little coffee goes a long way with me, so I have to be judicious with it, but timing this to be 20...

Slow Month

What has happened to my composing! I feel a new push to do it – it’s mostly out of a sense of responsibility, although I don’t know exactly why that is. Regarding motivation, I feel no connection, at this point, to any sort of main stream goals in...