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Tequila

It was a documentation I saw on TV where this song was played for a view seconds. I could not get the saxophone melody out of my mind.

A view hours later I sat on my keyboard and tried to play it.

The outcome is this dance version of this famous Mexican-flavored rock and roll instrumental written by Danny Flores in 1957.

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Back To Normality

The Corona crisis changed all our lives and our behaviour how we live together.

In Austria we are going back to normality slowly.

This motivated my to create this song.

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Row, Row, Row

I am a fan of Star Trek. Some weeks ago a saw the movie “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier” on TV. At the beginning and at the end of the movie Captain Kirk, Spock and Dr. McCoy sat in the Yosemite National Park around a bonfire and sang the nursery rhyme “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”.

This inspired me to create a modern instrumental version of this song.

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Glory Hallelujah

This year is different than previous ones. Because of the Corona pandemic crises we are not allowed to celebrate Eastern with our family and friends together.

This inspired me to create a happy and dance version of the famous traditional country song “Glory Hallelujah (John Brown’s Body)”.

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The Virus

The current pandemic situation and limitation of social contacts inspired me to create a dark and dramatic song. During production I recognised more and more positive vibe. Now it sounds happier than planned originally.

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Danube Dance

Welcome to the kitchen. These are the ingredients for our recipe:

Let’s mix everything together, put it into the oven and – voila – the Danube Dance comes out.

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High Noon

Do you know the Western film “High Noon” from 1952? The theme song “The Ballad of High Noon” (also known simply as “High Noon”, or by its opening lyric “Do Not Forsake Me, O My Darlin”) was composed by Dimitri Tiomkin (with lyrics by Ned Washington).

End of November the old-timers in our tennis club told me that this has been the best Western film ever. They told me that it is in real time. The time in the film runs just as fast as in real life.

Good luck: One week after our discussion the film was broadcasted on TV. I recorded it but had no time to watch it.

During Christmas holidays I had time and together with my younger son I watched the recorded film. We were very excited as it was supposed to be the best Western ever. And in 1952 a film in real time had been something special. We sat in front of the TV with a stopp watch and synchronised the time.

The first deviation occurred after just 15 minutes. Real time? Never. The first disappointment. How was the action and the tension? Maybe the best in 1952 but not ever. We were disappointed, but Watched the western to the end.

But what I noticed at the beginning was the theme song. After the film was over I searched for the sheet music straight away.

And this is now what I created: a dance version

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Radetzky, dance with me

The Radetzky March Op. 228 by Johann Strauss’s father is an integral part of the Vienna New Year’s Concert.

Even weeks before, advertisements were made for wherever this piece was played. 

That prompted me to get the sheet music and replay it in my new digital audio workstation (DAW) to learn using the software.
While mixing, I had the inspiration to make more of it.

This song was created after several weeks of tweaking.

The full orchestral version:

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Bday

I can remember exactly: It was 12th of March 2019. We had dinner with colleagues at Figlmüller (The home of the Schnitzel – https://figlmueller.at/en/). I saw an US driving license of my colleague with the birthdate. Like a spark I had an inspiration.

After the dinner in the train to my home I recorded the first chords into my iPhone. I continued on the song occasionally when I had time and inspiration in the upcoming months. In summer holidays I finished it.

And today – on this particular birthday – I put it online.

Happy Birthday !

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You Should See Me In a Crown

I found the original song boring. So I speeded it up.

This is for promotion only. The original song is here.