By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 10/21/2017
Topics/Keywords: #Composition #Music Page Views: 1223
Music written and/or recorded by me.
I've always been a musician. Really.

I have been composing music since I was in high school (unless you count, "How Would You Like To Go To Kandor?"" which I wrote in 3rd grade. ("Kandor" was a city on the planet Krypton.) The music courses I took in junior college under George Champion didn't deter me from a love of music. (I'm just kidding George—and please email me!!!)

In 1996-1997, I realized a life-long dream and recorded a full CD, The Man Who Isn't There. Half the songs were originals; half were covers, and I did all the voices and played all the instruments (via computer) except for tenor sax on one number.

For the 2002 theatre season, I arranged and recorded the accompaniment for a professional revue performed by two local singers.

I have also writen a meditation album, and am working on a second album of my own, to be called TimeLines.

1997: The Man Who Isn't There

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 2/12/1997
Topics: #MP3s #Music #Songs Page Views: 932
All the songs of my first album. Play them for free!

In 1994, I met a guy named Steve and fell in love with him. 5½ months later, on the day he was to move in with me, instead he dumped me. I was devastated, but found solace in composing and singing songs that helped me process my own, unfamiliar feelings. The end result was this, my first album, about half original pieces and half covers.

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Timelines

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 2/6/2016
Topics: #Music Page Views: 818
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.

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.

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