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A Million Little Pieces Of My Mind


By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 3/4/2024
Posted: 2/6/2016
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Topics: #Music
I am aiming to release my second album by the end of 2018. From this page you can hear each track as I complete it.
Music Only Dogs Can Hear

Now that I've retired, I have time to indulge my various interests, including music composition. This album, my first in several years, I expect to be mostly instrumentals with only—maybe—a couple of vocals.


By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 2/6/2016
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The first track on my new album, 'Timelines'.

While I was trying out various music editing and creation software, I fell upon a program called cgMusic. This app, which was written by a student as his masters' thesis. The program generates entire pieces of music, following the standard rules of music composition. Of course, as the program author remarks, A computer can create hundreds of songs in a second but it will never be able to tell which one it likes the most.

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By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/8/2017
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Topics: #Music #OriginalMusic #Timelines #Altronia
An instrumental that's out-of-this-world.

A metaphysically-oriented friend, Chris Carmona, played a piece she had written on the piano after a meeting of our studies group. I loved it, and asked permission to arrange it. She calls it Altronia, after a science fiction story she'd been working on.

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The Open Window

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 11/20/2007
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A new instrumental recording of one of my songs.

I can't promise to have time to do any real blogging this week, except maybe for the day after Thanksgiving. So here to tide you over, is a piece of music I wrote in 1969, arranged in 2003 (while driving my big rig!) and finally orchestrated last week.

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