Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

Reflections on Art and Life

Music Composition Statistics

vibscoreMusic composition is a very time consuming process. I usually like to schedule 3-4 weeks for a short chamber piece. The current vibraphone / string quartet piece took me about 6 weeks to complete. I spent approximately 90 hours writing a 7.5 minute piece. That means that for every minute of music I worked 12.5 hours. And I am still not quite done. There will be rehearsals with the players, revisions, and midnight revelations…

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