David Watt

David Watt

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Classical - General | Tsawwassen, Delta,, British Columbia, Canada
Total Song Plays: 3,089   
Member Since: 2006
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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I have been studying music composition, history, theory, and orchestration since 1987. I've also learned to play a bit of piano, clarinet and cello over those years.

In my compositional training, I'm mostly self taught. Much was learned through study of textbooks and scores at the public library and from a couple of correspondence courses by Dick Grove.

My favorite composers of classical music are of the romantic era; composers such as:
Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, Elgar, Vaughn-Williams,

My favourite film composers are:
John Barry, Ennio Morricone, Elmer Bernstein, and James Horner.

My recordings are played by "Finale" music scoring software through a "Garritan Personal Orchestra" soft synth.

I hope you enjoy my music.

DW

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Latest News

Won 2007 Musicaid Composition Contest for Canada with one of the Clarinet Concerto in G Minor's movements.
Runner-up in 2006.

"The Halls of Shangri-la" & 1st movement of Clarinet Concerto in G min in Canadian top 10

Winner - July 2007 Broadjam Movie Score Contest for "Canon and Fantasy in F Major".

My clarinet concerto in G minor has been in the Classical top 10 as has "Moon Over Midnight Garden", "The Halls of Shangri-la", & "Rocky Mountain Overture".


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Blob_B posted over 30 days ago to David Watt


Remembering your lovely compositions I just popped by. I hope the world is being good and Iwish you and family Happy Holidays and a brilliant 2014.

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Joseph Miller posted over 30 days ago


Beautiful Work.... listening to the Cello Concerto in F Major II... Bravo. Joe


Michael Patrick Hogan posted over 30 days ago


Hey, David. Just listened to your Cello Concerto. I like it very much! So clean and stately. Reminds me of a coronation or procession. Really quite fine, David. Regards, -Mike


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