Music for Theatre – Composing for All Eventualities

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The music themes are all pretty much composed for The Count of Monte Cristo, a new, irreverent theatre adaptation of the book by Alexandre Dumas. Rehearsals start next week at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, where it will play from mid-April to mid-May. These are some of the challenges which have become clear through the writing process.

Speedy Sound Design

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When time is short and you're looking for a little fresh inspiration, try a couple of the free sound design toys from ixi-audio. Personally I'd recommend ixiquarks and noiser, that you can find links for on their software page. Ixiquarks is a modular synthesis program where you can chain effects to create original sounds, and …