Monthly Archives: May 2012

006 Making My Own Music – Late Day Storm

In this episode, I talk about my new age piece “Late Day Storm” composed in May 2012. I also talk new age music and the Tangerine Dream piece “Exit.” New Age Music is used for relaxation and other types of stress relief. It can be played during yoga, mediation, labyrinth walking, Tai Chi, massage, and so […]

Late Day Storm – by Tom Snively

My composition “Late Day Storm” is a new age song I composed between May 13-May 16, 2012 in about 9 1/2 hours. It was sequenced in Cubase AI 5, and the only synthesizer used was a Yamaha YPG-235. The song has an 8-measure chord progression, with 8 chords lasting one measure each: Dm, Gm, Dm, […]

Sleepy – by Tom Snively

My composition “Sleepy” was composed in 1991 at Penn State for a jazz combo class. It was performed with a quintet with me on alto sax, and others on trumpet, piano, bass and drums. The title refers to the state of the average college student. It is a simple modal minor piece. It has 8 […]

005 Making My Own Music – Sleepy

In this episode, I talk about my composition “Sleepy” composed for a jazz combo in 1991 . I thank a woman from Argentina calling herself Nightlock for @mentioning me on twitter. @ItsAboutJobros tweeted to her followers about how she liked my Rue’s Whistle song on my Youtube channel. I then talk about 4 types of minor […]

Funk (for solo piano) – by Tom Snively

My composition “Funk (for solo piano)” was composed at Penn State for a composition class. We had to write a piece using a lot of perfect fourths. I created this piece for solo piano for that exercise. Below is a link to a PDF of the sheet music. You can click on it to view, or […]