Tag Archives: Music Composition

Beware the free online shop, goodbye Sellfy

When you are composing music and consider the self-publishing route beware the shopping with a regular monthly outlay sites unless you are going to be assured of selling 30 or 40 items of music per month. A brief history: My … Continue reading

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When the ball starts rolling

Finished week one and now starting week two of visiting junior and senior schools in Rotherham with the aim of inspiring the pupils to compose music for Pioneer the musical, the story about the people, and some places, that make … Continue reading

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Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas now published

For Percussion Ensembles Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas for drum kit (set) and two percussion ensembles is now published and the complete set of full score and parts is now available to order from the Home page at http://www.prbpnews.info I … Continue reading

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Natural recovery

After the intense concentration, writing, thinking, arguing and decision making of the last few months I, quite naturally, managed to attract various germs and bugs into my body when the submission day had passed.  Even in my feverish state of … Continue reading

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Only a 35 year work anniversary

So Linked In reminded me this week that my independent business had been going for 35 years and thank you for all those that passed a comment or gave the thumbs up. This is one anniversary I had not thought … Continue reading

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To pay, donate or take

Do you pay the price on the label for your purchases or given the choice would you donate what you think it is worth? 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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Butlin’s, Maynard and Brass Bands

It was off to the Lincolnshire coast last Saturday for a gig with the Maynard Ferguson Legacy Big Band as part of a full weekend of contests and entertainment at the Mineworkers Championships in the Butlin’s Skegness holiday complex. Continue reading

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Completed, finished and done

The score to Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas is ready for the rehearsal and performance stage of the composition process.  Finalised? not quite.  There will be proof-reading to do to make sure I have been consistent throughout and the preparation … Continue reading

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What works for me

may not always be right for someone else.  The theory is often the same but when it is put into practice there are many ways of achieving similar results using different methods or products.  How do you choose the most … Continue reading

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