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I Wish I Could Compose Music

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    I Wish . . .

    So often I find myself whistling or humming tunes that I've never heard before and I want to write them down, but I can't. Composing seems so difficult, especially to put together a whole score. I suppose it would be easier if I played piano, but all I have is an...
    Quetzal Quetzal 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Set the Night to Music

    I love to sing, and I write poetry and would so love to be able to put all that to music and get the chance to play and share my stories with people through music.  Maybe someday I'll meet up with someone that will colaberate with me.. :)
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 1 Response May 14, 2009

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    Discouraged By Theory Books

    In my younger days, I had to study music theory, and I found this very discouraging. Long lists of rules - too many to remember - followed by even longer lists of "permitted exceptions" to the rules. It became so daunting that I came to believe it was impossible. May be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 3, 2012

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    Just Wish I Could Publish It...

    I write classical music for fun, but I just wish I could publish it. Mind you, some of it is good. I use Noteflight on the Internet. Look it up if you want to write music too.
    iplaybassoon iplaybassoon 31-35 Nov 14, 2011

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    I Envy Music Geniouses...

    It would be so great if I knew how to express myself with music. :) I would love it! But I can't. :( it's hard.
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F Nov 19, 2008

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    I Lost It

    I use to compose music. I had about a 1 year break and it seems like lately I cannot write anything new. it almost seems as if my creative juices have run dry. For the last 6 months I haven't written anything and it frustrates me. I need some sort of inspiration or I may just...
    fprrtp6 fprrtp6 22-25, M Aug 19, 2012

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    First thing I AM NOT DEAF, and sorry if this is a rude thing to comment on but I wish people that were completely deaf could hear music, not just feel the bass movements.. I know...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    This, because the video is little bizarre even for the power-metal genre, but yet not as bizarre as the original... And I LOVE the visuals. No, I'm still not willing or able to...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Sep 29

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    I've always known I was a composer, since I can remember and my music is now in more than 200 films and hundreds of TV shows and albums but I was just reminded you are never past...
    hypersex1111 hypersex1111 41-45, M Sep 26

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    This one wasn't composed so fast, I put some thought into it and used the sweetest string I could find on my best synth, sounded like sugar to me so it was a go ahead. I love...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I love many genres when it comes to music. However, I love classical music the best because it puts me in a great mood when listening to the various compositions by various...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I believe I have composed the BEST playlist of Rap and Hip-Hop Music ever invented.
    HeyItsJosh HeyItsJosh 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I like indie music since it has a lot more meaning compared to all that pop and rap songs around. Pop songs nowadays are mostly composed with more tune compared to lyrics. Lana del...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    i wish i could be happy, smile all the time, have that perfect fairy tale of a life, be able to be ME most of all..... i hate having to pretend like i'm someone else in a messed up...
    BumpsInTheRoad BumpsInTheRoad 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I wish I will meet someone who clicks with me and understands my jokes. Someone who understands when I am happy or sad or just upset. Someone who understands the reason behind...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer.He grew up in davenport Iowa. He learned by ear...
    Utnapishtim Utnapishtim 18-21 Oct 2

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    Vishal and Shekhar fantastic as composers as well as singers. Bang bang is a good example..
    yashwith yashwith 22-25, M a week ago

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    Theme from JFK - John Williams, Composer Performed by The Royal Wind Band, Steven Walker, Conductor
    Maveriick1962 Maveriick1962 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    Jerry Goldsmith - Theme from Patton Jerry Goldsmith, Composer (1970)
    Maveriick1962 Maveriick1962 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I made this song off the top of my head in like 30 mins (wrote it)....It took maybe 2 hours to compose, I wasn't sure the out come, but it seemed interesting enough, lol."Moving...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I wish I could put myself in a sound proof box and just blast music that soothes the certain mood I'm in.
    Wifeneedingimprovements Wifeneedingimprovements 22-25, F Oct 10

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    For reasons unknown, Darren Hayes has always been able to create the music I needed to hear. Now, I know what you’re thinking: She’s just a huge fan! However, it goes deeper...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I were a Beatle,I wish I were a Rolling Stone.I wish I'd always turn up,I wish I had nowhere to run.I wish I had it coming,I wish I had electric cars.I wish I were somebody...
    JetBoyJetGirl JetBoyJetGirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Today i got to spend time practicing guitar and my fingers hurts but it was worth it i wish i could get away i feel like i dont belong i hate it all i need is my music sht sucks
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is so beautifully written. Stevie Nicks is such an amazing lyricist. I wish I could write words like she does. I can picture this happening to me like these are my words...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I wish I could feel it... But this is how I feel tonight. :) "Hurt" Johny Cash (originally by Nine Inch Nails) I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the...
    deathiscold deathiscold 70+, M Sep 27

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    "I can never tell if this was a test, you might as well have kissed me on the cheek and stabbed me in the chest. And I will shake your hand, we're made from the same sand. I can...
    PricelessLegacy PricelessLegacy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Another You Another Way - Against the Current *"Another You (Another Way)"* I wish there was another you, 'nother way And I just can't find the words I should say If I wanna tell...
    LittleMiss04 LittleMiss04 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    "Raining In Baltimore"... Counting Crows http://youtu.be/crN0eCTlueI This circus is falling down on its knees The big top is crumbling down It's raining in Baltimore fifty miles...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Oct 5

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    Completely out of his mind in a matter of minutes Every foot step is by design As a matter of fact Believe me if I could define the start from the finish I would recline relax in...
    ebolarama ebolarama 26-30, M Oct 6

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    I need people who are as into music as I am, who are determined to make music a full time thing who lives in NYC (preferrably Brooklyn) and likes pop, rock, rap, hip hop...
    ailujay ailujay 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    'Cause nobody knows you, baby, the way I do, And nobody loves you, baby, the way I do, It's been so long, it's been so long, maybe you are fireproof, 'Cause nobody saves me, baby...
    ryles ryles 13-15, F Oct 5

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    ive gotten into the habit of hearing a good song, then listening to it on repeat until i dont like it anymore, i wish i could make myself forget songs so i could hear them again...
    R4DIO R4DIO 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I was up at an insane hour yesterday to supposedly work but ended up reading a book, an old favourite of mine. Just before 7am I went up to my room to get dressed to go out for a...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I went on a tour to Turkey and Greece earlier this year. They played a track at a club in Istanbul and I immediately fell in love with the tune. It was full of emotions that...
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I wish, so much, that I could do something to help... I wish so much I could help ...in even the smallest way... I just want to make all the horridness' go away.... And I wish so...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 8

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    So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, Blue skies from pain. Can you tell a green field From a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you think you can tell? Did they...
    AngryFallenAngel AngryFallenAngel 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I like this live version . For years I've been trying to figure out who the singer looks like . It became an obsession to the point I was staring at him and missing the music .I...
    MizCamille MizCamille 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I remember when I was in High school I had a close friend who's name was Jason. Then I had another named David. We drifted apart after we all went our separate ways. Then in my...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    hey it is my first time here :) I am Egyptian immigrant, I wish I can go back in time and convince my mom not to take us and leave Egypt .I came to the US about 3 years ago, but it...
    hatshepsut38 hatshepsut38 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 27

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    I just wish I could do that, but humans heart is so stubborn and you cannot make it obey. it has it's own mind and can do it's own action. I just wish I could tell my heart no to...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    In the past I would've said that. I found on the radio a college station that played classical music by day, but at night (late night around 11 or midnight) played alternative rock...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I love this song it tells how you you can be in love and you don' t need money to be happy. I wish everyone could know that. "Danny's Song" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Sep 30

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    as i re arranged the furniture in my living room today, i couldn't help but feel nostalgic. i have this wooden rocker. it's not the prettiest or the most fancy of chairs, but it...
    smokieBrie smokieBrie 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I went to Philly over the weekend to the Self Help Festival and saw many bands including my fav ADTR!!!! It was a great time I wish I could travel the world to see A Day To...
    kimycola27 kimycola27 22-25, F Oct 6

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    G-Eazy's Voice Always Seems To Brighten My Day. I Wish I Could Go See Him.
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    “God Only Knows” – Joss StoneI’m not a huge fan of the Beach Boys, but their song, “God Only Knows” (1966), must be one of the most beautiful...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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