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DOLLMARES Halloween Horror Stop Motion Animation

How to Make Epic Film Music: Getting Started

SONG FOR THE FORGOTTEN ROSE - Beautiful Piano Solo Classical Music

In this beautiful romantic classical music work  a forgotten flower finds redemption when she is rescued by a traveler. Composed by award-winning composerSabrina Pena Young for her wedding day. Dedicated to Nathan Young.  Scores are available through the composer's website ( and the Petrucci Library. ASCAP. Pena Young Publishing.


In the Garden of Life

Midnight hid the scarlet Rose

Wilted and torn, she cried to the Heavens

Petals upturned, imploring of God,

The Grace shine down from the Mountain

In this land journey a stalwart traveler

Alone, he had conquered roads forgotten

This path had led him through hills and valleys

His search for beauty

And God, looking down upon his creation

saw what they could not see

Hope in the hands of the Great Orchestrator

in the form of a rose and a man

Buried in the shadows

The wanderer stumbled and fell on roots he could not see

Lying among weeds

His eyes alighted on Beauty

For there, near h…

7 Strange Musical Secrets for Your Own Scary Soundtrack

7 Strange Musical Secrets for Your Own Scary Soundtrack

Halloween is upon us, and with Halloween comes a creepy plethora of freaky cult films, scary soundtracks, and a fascination with the horrific and the macabre that overtakes culture by a storm. Learn how to write your own disturbing retro Halloween soundtrack with these seven secrets inspired by the theme from Stranger Things, a new series on Netflix that borrows the best of 70s and 80s horror and science fiction, wrapped all nicely in terror and mystery. Listen to this original track “Strange Things In My Closet”. As you listen jot down key elements that make this track uniquely creepy and very retro. Audio Player
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Score call for West Point Band

Celebrating 200 Years of The West Point Band

Vox Novus is calling for pieces 6-10 minutes in duration, composed in
celebration of the West Point Band's 200th year to be premiered in December


All pieces are to be composed to celebrate the West Point Band's 200th
birthday in 2017.

The West Point Band is looking for works that challenge and inspire; while
at the same time are easily programmable for presentation before a broad

-Works are for the full concert band.

The following instrumentation is available:

3 flutes (usually 2 flutes and one picc, but all double on picc when needed)

8 clarinets (E flat, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, bass)

2 oboes (EH as needed)

2 bassoons

4 saxes (alto/sop, alto, tenor, bari)

6 trumpets (doubling on cornet/flugel/C trumpet/whatever else)

4 horns

4 trombones (3 tenor, 1 bass)

2 euphoniums

2 tubas

1 timp

4 percussionists

1 piano

1 double bass

1 guitar (doubles on banjo, mandolin, and electric guitars)

-Works should be composed specifically for thi…

Beginner Tutorial - What is a DAW and how to load a sampler.