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This page contains a small number of musical compositions I have written over the years. The main reason there are just a handful of short pieces here is because I have very small hands... OK, seriously, the songs below are just a sampling of some of my works, and I wish to share them with you. There are more recent, longer/rewritten, high quality recordings of these, and other pieces, which I am preparing for sale on an upcoming CD (and a DVD music video, in one case below.)


Please respect my hard work. These pieces have been composed note-by note, sometimes taking months to create. They are copyrighted works, and they may not be sampled, publicly performed, modified, commercially used or linked to without my explicit permission. I have posted them here simply to let you hear and enjoy them.


I do hope you enjoy my music. If you wish to offer professional critique, or wish to discuss licensing or buying the printed scores, please e-mail me (go to my Contact tab above), I would be delighted to hear from you.


My music is printed as properly-transposed sheet music for each instrument, ready for live performances, when the opportunity arises (e.g. see the video below.)


Click the music staff above to see an example of a partial page from one of my works. Full scores, along with individual instrument scores can be licensed for use/performance, quite inexpensively. Please e-mail me for details.

Free MP3/Audio recordings of my music can also be found on a number of other web sites.

Macjams is my favorite spot, and is where I have spent most of my time learning and working with other musicians/composers.  If you wish to listen to the majority of my works (40+ so far), you can find them all at the above-mentioned link.

Myspace is a jungle, but I do have a minor presence there too.

iCompositions is another great web site, but I have almost no time to spend there.  There is a unique music video posted there that is found nowhere else, though.

AloneTone is a relatively new web site, and I have some of my music there too.

I also have a small number of more experimental pieces of music, many are algorithmically/computer-generated.  I keep these pieces under a separate account, since they are a bit more wild and untamed.  You can find them under the "ic42" label here on Macjams, AloneTone, and MySpace.

 
Four Worlds   Music Videohttp://www.schwansongs.com/fourworlds/
Click here to read more about this DVD of music videos.http://www.schwansongs.com/fourworlds/

One of my compositions was performed by the San Diego Mandolin Orchestra on December 21, 2011, and we video-taped the performance, which can be viewed below:

Original Music Compositions