18 APR 2022 The Birthday of Miklòs Rosza

Today is the Birthday of personal super-hero Composer, Miklós Rózsa. Many thanks to Lester Lim and his fine Musicians.  This arrangement is available through ALFRED. 

Here now is the Untold Story about this arrangement of ‘Music from BEN HUR.’ 

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"Viel Erfolg in Omaha Beach"

9 APR 2022 
"viel Erfolg in Omaha Beach", a Story about “God Bless America.” 


There are 101 arrangements of GOD BLESS AMERICA on a certain publisher's site.  I had previously researched the potential Copyright Owners at the US Copyright Office…

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10 Feb 2022, The Birthday of Jerry Goldsmith


10 Feb 2020 
The Birthday of Jerry Goldsmith 


“If you have a Man riding a horse, don’t score the hooves, score the mind of the man.”  Jerry Goldsmith 

It is IMPOSSIBLE to properly find words to express how much I…

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8 Feb 2022, The Birthday of John Williams


8 FEB 2022 
The 90th Birthday of John Williams 
Happy Birthday to a Great Man! 

After school on 15 September of 1965, fellow 3rd graders and I were rolling down the hills in Abendroth Park, excited about the Black &amp…

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SANTA's Dream and Santa-Corrected Letter!


December 2021

from a letter edited by Santa Claus



On 1 December of 2009, after a return from Todd-AO in Los Angeles and the film-mix session for “Dwegons & Leprechauns,” I had a dream in which I was…

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“It’s a STORMWORKS Story™”

A Pictorial Essay in the Miracle of Life!


16 OCT 2021 

This evening I received this screenshot from Petra Buchmann, Musician in Stadtkapelle Wangen conducted by Tobias Zinser, the ensemble that will deliver the premiere of…

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The First Music Send: 17 AUG 1992


17 AUGUST 1992 
The First Transmission of a Score & Set of Parts (before PDF) from a Self-Publishing Composer or any Music Publisher.



“I have a vivid memory of standing by the fax machine…

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1268, an Experiment in "Re-Cognition."

#1268, Musical Haiku #108 in 4:50 by © Stephen Melillo, IGNA 21 JUN 2021 
(The birthday of hero Composer, Lalo Schifrin)


If you have the Time and the interest, here is an experiment that many of you will find fascinating…

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