Tag Archives: Creative Cycle

The Long and Winding (and Enjoyable) Creative Road

This first part of the process was interesting and enjoyable, creating new music and revisiting compositions from the nearly forgotten past, Continue reading

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Thank you for the messages and why I will not stream

I compose music and have now created over 1,000 works but I cannot afford to produce disposable, buy for next to nothing, throw away music. Continue reading

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The troubles and life of technology

Using technology and the consequences of the use of technology from Martin Jones. Continue reading

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The cash comparison

All the elements of the world premiere of Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas were paid for by the audience that attended the concert or will use the recorded music. The contributions were processed through Indiegogo which is a crowd funding … Continue reading

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When do you stop creating and start orchestrating? (or putting it together)

When do the dreams become reality?  In previous blogs I have discussed the creative cycle (see From Start to Finish on the 4th August 2013) but knowing where you are in the cycle is sometimes difficult to judge.  The deadline, … Continue reading

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It’s a steal

This week I have been thinking about how a composer (or any creative person) is inspired to produce a new work and where the ideas come from?  Are the ideas stolen or assimilated and refined or do I consider how … Continue reading

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From Start to Finish

This week has been one with many changes.  One of the main influences on mood and spirits, the weather, has become less settled and the part-time doctorate is reaching the final straight.  It has taken four years to get to … Continue reading

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