Album produced by Michael Christopher MacDonald (State of Psychosis)
All tracks produced in pro tools.
Here are some interesting notes on the music theory behind the Theta series:
Theta part 2:
The composition doesn't have repetitions which means it's through-composed.
(chords can repeat but not in patterns).
Theta part 3:
In part 3 I added french horns, bassoon, ocarina, some bass to one part, and a new part (one version with a lead and one without)
I just needed a version that had the percussion all the way through to cover other soundtrack uses.
(this version also has key changes)
because of the fact that parts now repeat, it's no longer technically through-composed, but the parts still have no repetitions within them.
Theta part 4:
It's not a standard key.
It's C Messiaen (mode 2) in the first section and F Arabic in the next part (about 1 minute in), then it repeats those key changes again (although the parts aren't the same).
The Messiaen is an 8 tone musical scale and this particular Arabic scale is 7 tone in this case.
The key changes are mostly half-steps in transition.
This version of theta is completely different from the rest in composition. It uses some of the same instruments. but that's about it.
Theta part 5:
Another part to theta that's also has a completely different chord progression.
This one has tremolo, staccato, pizzicato, and legato strings. It also has Solo violin, bassoon, piano, etc
a wider variety of strings than the rest.
The chord progression has lots of key changes again.
It starts out in Messiaen mode 2 in the 1st part, changes to the standard 7 note scale in the next part and so on. It changes way more than that. There are even some sporadic key changes within some parts to.
The music is very much inspired by video game, movie, general soundtrack music, general alternative electronic music, and even composers who came out of the concentration camps of WWII.
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