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I Wish I Could Compose Music

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 am a drummer and damn good at it! I am not much of a keyboardist or vocalist but am one hell of a poet! Working solo now for eight years has been adventurous. There are so many...
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    Have you generally envisioned of precisely how you need your marriage to be? You would surely have an extremely shrewd choice of what kind of melodies would be performed amid the...
    absone absone 22-25, F May 16

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    I'm Taiwanese and I have a dream. I don't want to live a normal life be a trite person. I want to be a composer the reason is that I'm in love with music. This is so important...
    StellaComposer StellaComposer 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Hey Burt Bacharach turns 87 today, happy birthday Mr. Bacharach. Burt Freeman Bacharach is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. One of the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 12

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    Music has been part of my life since I was a young child. I played the violoncello for 12 years, but have come to enjoy improvisation the most. I did not succeed on the piano, but...
    Prostate56 Prostate56 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My favorite composer is Franz Schubert. Very surprising. He was cheated like Mozart was and only lived 31 years. Fortunately he wrote fast enough to get to Symphony 9. Richard...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M May 5

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    Ikon of Eros by John Tavener, clean feelings from music rarely get this good imo. A vibrant peace the late English mystic composer offers in this piece. A piece of peace. Followed...
    Demosteen Demosteen 36-40, M May 7

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    My guy is a music producer. I love listening to/watching him compose as I silently write and sing my own songs to his beats. *shhhh, no one knows I do this* ☺️
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F May 17

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    I've been playing since I was too young to go to school; I remember being little and looking up at the piano, wanting to play it. This past weekend was an awesome weekend of gigs...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    I wish I could travel back in time and go back to the 70s as a hippie musician. I love everything about music back then, and the free spirit that that time empowered. I feel like...
    graypat graypat 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    What can I say...More from the beautiful and sultry Diana Krall. Here is a tribute to the legendary Burt Bacharach and his writing parter Hal David. The Look of Love Such a...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 1 Response May 7

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    A track I composed:
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 6 Responses May 18

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    I wish I was so I could take credit for the awesome music. Everyone thinks that kids that are born in 99 arent really 90's babies. I love the 90's. I wish we could go back. But I...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You've got me shaking from the way you're talking My heart is breaking but there's no use crying What a cyanide surprise you have left for my eyes If I had common sense I'd cut...
    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F May 13

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    Have you ever gone out clubbing, went into a bar or pub, been to a concert or just an outdoor park where a local band is playing and just listened, felt the music enter your soul...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    B.B. King, the legendary blues singer and guitarist who inspired generations of artists with his musical style, died on May 14, 2015 at the age of 89. Mr. King, nicknamed "The...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 2 Responses May 15

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    Even as a teenager,i used to love sharring music with family and friends.anytime i discovered something i liked,i wanted to tell everyone about it.I love to hang out at used record...
    diggler diggler 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    It is all over the news today. Download music from you and the Internet will be sued, fined, and/or go to jail. The truth is not blame audio packages, accomplished precisely, are...
    Th0thMusic Th0thMusic 22-25, M May 5

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    Music is my vice. I don't know how to survive without it. When I need to escape, when I need to think, or when I need to just smile there's a song for it. There are usually...
    onlybychance onlybychance 46-50, M 5 Responses May 9

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    I wish I could relive the mid 70's to about 1988. I wouldn't change a thing. just to be young again. ride bikes without a helmet, stay out past 10 without worrying. smell the...
    Zuki101 Zuki101 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    It equally the most fulfilling and disappointing thing in my life. I've played a number of musical instruments throughout my life starting with flute, baritone, guitar, various...
    chinawhite007 chinawhite007 26-30, M 7 Responses May 11

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    I wish I could be happy and feel like I know what I want out of life. I wish life did not seem so competitive. I wish I could not stress about the future. I wish there were people...
    chemistry6 chemistry6 18-21, M May 14

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    I feel like I should have been born in a different decade. Everyone my age is into parties, shopping, phones, picking on people. All I want in life is music. That's what I am...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 3 Responses May 19

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    Ive never really found time to listen to music, there's always something else to be doing, when people ask me what my favorite type of music is I just reply that I don't have one...
    eduardolafayette eduardolafayette 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    The Corner... Staind http://youtu.be/5HFz5SH9L-A It sheltered me from nothing but the weather I called it home for a moment of my life This place I see just doesn't look familiar...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response May 8

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    I wish you could put your mind at ease. Think of the happy times together And stop wondering, "what if". I wish you would find peace in your heart. Freedom to let yourself...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    If you have viewed my profile, you'll see most of my questions pertain to music. I'm an avid listener. I connect deeply and completely with lyrics and rhythm. I love anything that...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    "Back when a road was a road I could roll on through without wishin that empty seat was you Money was gas, dreams were dust, love was fast, and we were us."
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M May 13

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    They would laugh and laugh. Especially if they could hear the music that plays in the background. They would think, damn, this guy is amazing. This guy has his own world and lives...
    thatbobguy thatbobguy 56-60, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    musicals are amazing! i wish it wasnt so expensive to go see them. anyone who has seen hedwig and the angry inch?
    flamesintherain flamesintherain 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I wish things were different. I wish you could comment on my posts without offending others. I wish I could comment and send you fun gestures or notes. I wish I could show the...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F Apr 29

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    I have been making music since 1995, the first things that could be listened were made in 99 though. I am very proud of the progress my music has made, in 20 years. I'd love to...
    AlexPaterson AlexPaterson 36-40, M May 8

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    I wish I can go to LA to LEARN MUSIC my favorite thing RIGHT NOW!!!
    StellaComposer StellaComposer 18-21, F May 12

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    were ever there is music ill dance i could be at Walmart and u will see me dancing. 1 time people video tape me dancing at the mall cuz my mom had music on so i had to dance. every...
    supergirl4423 supergirl4423 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    in 2007 a song was released by Mason vs. Princess superstar - Perfect (exceeder) and it was FUXXING AMAZING! I was like 9. I loved it so much I requested it a my school disco but...
    noahfaith noahfaith 16-17, M 1 day ago