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Sam Miller's Recent Activity

  1. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    Thanks again @Bradley Boone. I think some of that is probably beyond where I'm at right now, but would be really useful in the near...

    Jun 25, 2018 at 5:54 AM
  2. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    I love that second idea, thanks Bradley. Are those lists purely for professional auditions, or are there different grades for different...

    Jun 25, 2018 at 4:57 AM
  3. Sam Miller liked Mauro Pantin's post in the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    Some of that information (ranges, timbres, registers, tuning) can be found in (or inferred from) the Spectrotone Chart

    Jun 25, 2018 at 12:05 AM
  4. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    Thanks for the reminder, Mauro.

    Jun 25, 2018 at 12:05 AM
  5. Sam Miller liked David Healey's post in the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    I couldn't find a decent range chart anywhere that wasn't cluttered with lots of other info, or had huge errors in it. So I made my own...

    Jun 24, 2018 at 2:11 PM
  6. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    @David Healey. I'm in the middle of checking out VSL's data at the moment. I'm not sure how reliable it is. There's stark differences...

    Jun 24, 2018 at 6:35 AM
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    Jun 24, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  8. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    That's on the to-do list. I have some mental-health issues that make it difficult to go out and approach random people, but it's on the...

    Jun 24, 2018 at 12:33 AM
  9. Sam Miller replied to the thread Looking for Instrumentation resources.

    What the instruments can and can't do. Topics like range, registers, tuning, articulations, considerations for performers etc. I was...

    Jun 24, 2018 at 12:04 AM
  10. Sam Miller posted a new thread.

    Looking for Instrumentation resources

    I'm looking for recommendations on up-to-date sources for learning about Instrumentation. I've got a couple of books already: Adler's...

    Forum: Tips, Tricks & Talk

    Jun 23, 2018 at 9:09 AM
  11. Sam Miller liked Doug Gibson's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Hi Paul My first composition mentor does not play piano, and he is a virtuoso. I think you would really like his music too...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:42 PM
  12. Sam Miller replied to the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Why not start now? You'd take a temporary hit in your speed, but I suspect it would come back relatively quickly.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:45 AM
  13. Sam Miller replied to the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Hey Paul, I'm another non-piano person...sort of. I started with trumpet and guitar, but when I started to compose I 'bit the bullet'...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 11:49 PM