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Rape-Revenge Theme Early Demo

Hey Co-Conspirators!

I’ve been working on my Rape-Revenge Theme and I’m thinking it’s getting quite good. I’d thought I’d share the current version I’ve got with you so I can maybe get some feedback. 196 more words


Tonal studies

I developed a couple of the compositional sketches into tonal charcoal studies. The texture that I had managed to create with the charcoal on the first study was good, reflecting the rugged state that these shells were in. 288 more words

Assignment 2

Confessions of a Lonely Composer

Here it is Thursday – almost the end of the work week. The “day before that dreaded day” – Friday.

I can hear you asking now, “What’s wrong with Friday? 444 more words

Rodney Keith Richardson



I’M VERY ACCUSTOMED TO BEING STOPPED IN MY TRACKS AT A PHOTOGRAPH THAT EVOKES A BYGONE ERA: we’ve all rifled through archives and been astounded by a vintage image that, all by itself, recovers a lost time. 424 more words


Compositional studies

I really wanted to take my time over this because I knew that a poor composition could really impact on the quality of the outcome, so better to get it right during the planning process. 188 more words

Assignment 2

Development point: Design & Composition

As this assignment asked me to demonstrate good use of composition in this piece of work,  I decided to do some research into the subject in my sketchbook in order to improve my understanding, as I feel I need to develop my skills here. 29 more words


A Few Thought-Provoking 20th Century Works

I have been thinking recently about music that I wish more people knew. Mostly for selfish reasons, since I want to be able to talk about them with other people. 834 more words