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    Noteflight - I do a fair amount of keyboard composition; only a few works for other instruments, but mainly keyboard. A suite, preludes, fugues, minuets... If anyone's interested...
    548mitch 548mitch 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    For My Mom.. - Composed my first song for my mom who is not doing well and has a deadly disease.. hopes of her getting better a meager.. I wrote a song for her in hindi and its...
    toy67k toy67k 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    I Need Friends. :) - Music people.I really want to go to school for music composition! -- I've been writing and playing by ear my entire life.. I was trained on sax, flute and...
    artisticallytuned artisticallytuned 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Ableton Live - I finally have Ableton Live again so I can compose. I was never very good but I plan on learning some music theory to help along my experimentation. No tracks yet...
    xenodrox xenodrox 18-21, M 3 Responses May 10, 2010

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    What I Do... - I compose in many different styles of music... from classical to electronic to funk. I try to find something new... something never done before... but it's hard...
    YayYay YayYay 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2008

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    I Am An Ammature Musician - I taught myself piano almost 5 years ago, and have been composing for 4. i mostly write piano solos, but i have written for choir, orchestra, guitar...
    Undetermined25 Undetermined25 18-21, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Food For Your Mind - I want my music to feed your mind whit feelings of spiritual nature... I try to make music that carry special vibration that awaken your spirit... I want my...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F Apr 13, 2012

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    Conditions - I wrote a song called Conditions, and was lucky enough to have the chance to perform it at my uni on a grand piano which was pretty exciting. This is the live...
    CaitieLynn CaitieLynn 18-21, F Jul 17, 2013

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    I Want To Be A Composer - I am a senior in high school, and I am planning to go to school for music composition. That and massage therapy, but that's a whole other experience...
    wycomper wycomper 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2006

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    Obsessed, Blessed & Cursed - I never chose to start making music, it chose to make itself through me.  I don`t have any training nor was I brought up with any instruments at...
    GSOS GSOS 70+ 4 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Scarrbelly Album - scarrbelly got its name from me being shot two times point blank I got 79 staples down my belly so I know that everyone that got shot has the same scarr from...
    Binkyceo Binkyceo 31-35, M Oct 4, 2011

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    Living Music - I've grown up in a musical family (one of my other stories explains a little more on this theme) and so I have it in the blood. More recently I've started to sit and...
    DrAleksi DrAleksi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Song Cycle. - I want to write a song cycle one day. I wrote one in Grade 9 but lost the text... I quite liked it. Maybe I'll do it when I'm free.
    lntel lntel 18-21 1 Response Apr 12, 2012

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    Getting Your Emotions Out -  It is really therapeutic to write music.  Sometimes I have a million thoughts in my head, and to play out a tune can really encapsulate those...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2006

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    I've Composed a Few Instrumental Songs... - And I was wondering if there is an easy way of sharing them with other EP members? Any suggestions? I would like to get my music heard...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Piano Pieces - I like to compose piano pieces classical and rock music, just to make it sound different. I end up with pieces that remind me of Bartok. It's fun for me to do, and...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2008

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    Music Theory - I'm taking theory 3 in uni right now, and I'm kind of scared. Theory 2 was difficult! What am I going to do? What was not covered!? AH! I love four part writing...
    jokinpa jokinpa 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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    Composing - Making music is my life, I couldn't think of anything else I'd rather do. ;-)
    adamsonmusic adamsonmusic 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Because It Helps - I compose music...piano music, mostly. I do it because I pretty much have to...like I can't NOT do it, because I'll lose my mind, I sometimes think. I used to...
    txerracxotta txerracxotta 16-18, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    A Wide Array - I've never taken a music theory class.  All my theory knowledge I gained from my wonderful guitar teacher and my equally wonderful piano teacher.  This has...
    ElectricSheep ElectricSheep 18-21 Dec 28, 2007

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    My music is top secret, but I love to write music, I learn a lot about myself while I do it
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M Mar 21

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    For A While Now... - I've been writing music for a while now... started with little piano tunes. Now I write for all sorts of ensembles :) soundcloud.com/lara-poe
    28lorelei 28lorelei 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    A Dream For the Future. - When I was twelve, my uncle gave us some computer software for composition. Since then, I have been addicted. As an avid video gamer, I always...
    richivinsky richivinsky 16-18, M Jun 18, 2007

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    My First Piano Piece - I have always wanted to be a big film composer when I grow up. I could always read simple sheet music, but just this year decided that I needed to learn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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    New Tunage - This is a little teaser from ym mew Album ''This is Glamour?''.. It's best tease I can do without the use of a wooden chair and a pair of nipple tassels :) So please...
    adamsonmusic adamsonmusic 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Writing my own music to play on instruments is fun and a good way for me to be able to be who I want to be.
    Krc5 Krc5 16-17, F Mar 13

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    I've Finished My First Album! - I love writing music. Especially really epic orchestral music. I started composing about two years ago, and am completely self-taught. As the title...
    sycross sycross 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2009

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    First Assignment. - I started music lessons when I was 10 but never had any formal training in composition. This is my first year ever of doing a composition course. Our first...
    lntel lntel 18-21 Apr 15, 2012

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    Food For Your Mind - I want my music to feed your mind whit feelings of spiritual nature... I try to make music that carry special vibration that awaken your spirit... I want my...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F Apr 13, 2012

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    I seriously need some me ti... - I seriously need some me time to do this. I just do not have the time to sit down and be creative I usually end up covering other peoples work...
    Hayleyjane Hayleyjane 21-25, F 1 Response May 24, 2007

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    The Silent Garden - Eden / I am the King of Eden, My Kingdom had No Music, The King before me was born in a silent world and in it lived his entire life, He Once wrote Your King...
    TheKingofEden TheKingofEden 51-55, M Feb 6, 2013

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    No One' Ld Thunk... - Perhaps foremost my last maestro who generously invited me back to his Grand, and listened with utter adoration, respect and gratitude. Good teachers want...
    secondstojoin secondstojoin 46-50, F Sep 9, 2010

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    From The Heart Or From My Fingers. - ---There's this 'duality' thing going on within me, when I try to write my own music. I have got about 9-10 CD's worth of material in one...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Nov 12, 2013

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    Music is the best way to escape the ****** world that is LIFE. But, of course, nobody gets to hear it.
    Charlottexoxx Charlottexoxx 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I Love Music - This is my  music life.................all my life ,ive always wanted to study music.most especially playing the guitar.ive also always loved vocal music...
    Lemueljohn Lemueljohn 18-21, M Aug 24, 2010

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    The Broken Egg. - This is the name of my first composition to be performed - It's being performed at the University of York on may the 11th ! I can't wait!
    scf500 scf500 19-21, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2007

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    I love classical music. I have my masters in music performance - violin, and music composition. I've played in a symphony orchestra since age 22, so about 7 years now. I've...
    rajasaeed rajasaeed 26-30, F Mar 22

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    Composing Music Music - Well, I write tunes if that is not composing. I don't scribe dots, but have the ability.I have about 10 original compositions I wrote on guitar in 1 1/2...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    Well. I Try. ... - Well. I try. I play guitar and sing, guitar for about 8 or 9 years, singing all my life. I'm trying to kind some form of band going and we're attempting to write...
    Deyve Deyve 19-21, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2007

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    Shunned By The Light- Erik's Theme -   Shunned By The Light is a passionate piece I wrote as a theme for Erik Lerki; a character of which I created who quite literally has been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14, 2012

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    Music is the air I breathe, it is the blood that courses through my veins and it, is what I live for. I play piano, violin, guitar, cello and basically any instrument I can get my...
    Katastr0ph3 Katastr0ph3 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've composed a song in my own language by the time I was around 15. It was actually a poem which I wrote because there's this one girl I know who was having a crush on some guy in...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Musica maestro!! From Biggy & Pun to 211, Maroon 5, The Whalers & MJB. All master composers & lyricist!! Music its a huge part of who I am. Lyrically it picks my brain one bar...
    MrMan90210 MrMan90210 22-25, M 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I wish more people would appreciate orchestral music. It's such a wonderful thing to have in your heart. I'm not just talking about Mozart or Bach, but also modern composers like...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 5 Responses Mar 23

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    With music, I can easily compose new song; escape from reality; gets my mood and everything.
    patooooots patooooots 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Yes, and I play them when I'm sad or bored. Sometimes I compose to show what I feel. I didn't meant this message to be emotional or something 😂 but it came out so emotional. So...
    justingray justingray 13-15, M Apr 8

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    This is an experimental piece I composed called Christmas Eve-Sarajevo 12/24, I'm currently working on a long project that will contain this piece in it, enhanced of course. I...
    AnneRegan AnneRegan 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love the sound of Judas Priest in the morning. Along deserted avenues Steam begins to rise The figures primed and ready Prepared for quick surprise He's watching for a sign...
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 10 hrs ago

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    I maybe a bit young but i want to know what it feels like to be in 70s, 80s and 90s (especially the music. Woot woot)
    NicoleDelaCruuz NicoleDelaCruuz 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I like a wide range of music ... Like it would really take forever for me to list them!
    irrelevantex irrelevantex 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I love all types of music!