What I Learned From: Rimsky-Korsakov's "Principles of Orchestration"

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's approach to writing is modest and meticulous. He takes great care to describe the basics and techniques of orchestration while his own valuable insight is delegated a secondary role, often slipped in as notes in a smaller font. My intent here is to gather together those unique perspectives he offers. To be certain, some of his ideas must...

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Shorts

Shorts is a collection of short film scores I wrote between 2010-2014. I have decided to release them collectively because I have come to recognize a shared aesthetic between each of them, which may mark that I have stumbled across my own "sound" as a composer - and that strikes me as an important milestone that I am reaching for the first time. Of course, once realizing that these works reflect a certain recognizable continuity, I have set my mind toward uncharted territory...

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