Gary Michael Graves | CD 9

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Erkki-Sven Tuur Karlheinz Stockhausen Per Norgard

More Artists From
United States - California - SF

Other Genres You Will Love
New Age: Contemporary Instrumental Electronic: Virtual Orchestra Moods: Type: Instrumental
There are no items in your wishlist.

CD 9

by Gary Michael Graves

A new genre probably best described as niche music
Genre: New Age: Contemporary Instrumental
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd-r in stock order now
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
artist name
share
time
download
1. A Wee Bit Different Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
3:17 $0.99
2. Transfer Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
4:39 $0.99
3. Sound Experiment Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
4:05 $0.99
4. Search Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
3:19 $0.99
5. Premiere Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
6:22 $0.99
6. Old Music Number 2 Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
8:25 $0.99
7. Morph Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
6:33 $0.99
8. India Garden Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
5:21 $0.99
9. Impulse Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
3:30 $0.99
10. Framework 2 Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
4:17 $0.99
11. Flounder Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
5:07 $0.99
12. Five Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
4:37 $0.99
13. Dawn Gary Michael Graves Gary Michael Graves
Share this song!
X
4:18 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This music is composed on the Finale Program and recorded with Digital Performer using a Roland Fantom XR synth module. The music is not performed in real time. An Apple G4 computer plays the score. It is thus the phantom performer, or as the Finale Program has it labeled: no human performer.

This music is an original creation played in a new style or genre. The most accurate term would probably be niche music.

Lately this sort of music performed in concert is called pre-recorded media. In other words there is no musical instrument to play except to press the play button on the computer monitor.

It took several hundred hours to write approximately one hour of music. Far from improvised, this music is distinctly pre-meditated. The interesting thing about using the Fantom XR synthesizer presets is the volume, attack and decay rate of many of the voices is distinctly different. Some are staccato, some contain an elaborate decay rate or after effect. In order to control the harmonic effect it is necessary to adjust the volume of each note as it is written. It is mixed and composed
at the same time.

Liner notes quite often contain a description of the invoked image or emotional effect intended by the composer. Beauty is
in the eye, or ear of the beholder. To me the effect of the music should be left up to each and every listener.

This music almost sounds like various other kinds of music. It reminds me a little of organ music, except organs don't have
these voices. For me, the music develops itself as it's being written.

Gary Michael Graves
San Francisco, March 2010


Reviews


to write a review