Captain Skuttlebutt's amazing adventures at sea : electronics
by Michael Horsphol (2010)
From the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists
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Library shelf no. CD 2190 [Available for loan]
The work was written for an animated story about an eccentric English sea captain and his adventures at sea which covers a multitude of absurd and farcical acts. The work is only a part and there are other even more deliriously funny musical episodes for orchestra.
Instrumentation: Whole work performed and produced using music samples: LA Scoring Strings, East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra. Logic Pro 9 sequencing platform, iMac 2.4 GHZ Core 2 Duo with 4 gig ram with slave intel core i7 960 - Quad Core 3.2 GHZ, 4.8GT/S 12 GB ram.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: N/A - Not for live performance — Instrument ornamentation and slides, and some rhythmic complexities.
The composer cites the following influences on this work:
Richard Strauss (Don Quixote), Wallace & Gromit (tv Theme music)
Received Hollywood Music in Media Awards Nomination, November 2010.
- In the form/style of: Film & TV Music
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