The 30 Days Project

The 30 Days Project was a challenge I gave myself one summer to write a short piece of music and post a recording of it every day for 30 days. The result was 50 minutes of music that attracted listeners from all over the world!

Listen to each piece by clicking ‘play’ on the audio widget, and click the titles to view the corresponding blog post, with back story, explanation and/or witty commentary.

Day 1: For Brian’s Birthday – piano

Day 2: A Study in Contrasts – piano

Day 3: Tango-ish – piano

Day 4: It Ain’t Necessarily Night – piano

Day 5: Chain Letter – piano

Day 6: Mission: Asynchronous – multi-tracked piano, metronome

Day 7: The Elephant and the Butterfly – piccolo, doublebass

Day 8: For a Rainy Sunday – piano

Day 9: A Hocket in My Pocket – flute, clarinet, violin

Day 10: Out of the Loops – percussion

Day 11: The Viola in My Life, Again – viola, piano

Day 12: Seven Years Ago Today – string quartet

Day 13: Triskaidekaphobia – marimba, vibraphone

Day 14: Sustain/Decay – piano, “glassy glockenspiel”

Day 15: Third Impressions – piano

Day 16: The Peregrine Muse – cello

Day 17: A Troubled Mind – flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano

Day 18: On Not Being Stingy – 2 pianos, 8 hands

Day 19: Something Languid – piano

Day 20: …and then, a Dream – violin

Day 21: Waiting for the Leaves to Turn – piano

Day 22: A Blade of Bluegrass – fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass

Day 23: Kitchen Sink Serenade – percussion

Day 24: A Word in Edgewise – flute, clarinet, percussion, piano

Day 25: Powerhouse Fugue – soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones

Day 26: A Life Beautifully Spent – 4 cellos

Day 27: The Wind and the Rain – piano

Day 28: Cicadas in Love – cicada sounds, double bass, accordion, jazz organ

Day 29: Maineville Shuffle – wind quintet

Day 30: Then Sings My Soul – flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano


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