TwtrSymphony ran its course

TwtrSymphony was a wild ride, but time and other obligations got in the way. The music is still here to download and enjoy. We are no longer creating anything new.

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  • Thanks to all our fans for your amazing support. 
  • Thanks to the wonderful musicians who volunteered their time to make the music possible. 
  • Thanks to all the sound engineers who worked to pull all the recordings together.

TwtrSymphony is a new concept in the symphony orchestra-musicians remotely record their part, with the final product put together in the studio. We are champions of new orchestra music, recording music of the 21st century. 

The Process: Each musician is given their part and a click track. They record it on their own time leaving them free to take on other music related projects.When each musician is done with their recording they send it to our sound engineer who puts the tracks together to create a full orchestra sound, without having the expense of a hall.

The music we're performing is also unique-limited to 140 seconds per track. Each track is the pure essence of the music, with no time for long drawn-out developments often associated with classical music. Our Music Director and Resident Composer, Chip Michael wrote his Symphony No. 2 Birds of a Feather specifically for the musicians of TwtrSymphony. This four movement work trimmed off the excess to capture the bare nugget for each movement of the symphony. 

Part of what makes Twitter unique is the terse conversations that take place. It isn't a place where long, drawn out diatribes are posted. Rather, Twitter is communication boiled down to the essentials. Conversations happen, but they tend to be quick exchanges of ideas and concepts. TwtrSymphony captures that with short pieces filled with energy and intensity.

Latest Updates

29 Jul 2013
Michael: Raise Your Voice Play
16 Jan 2013
Wrenn: Doves Play
Michael: Nesting Play
6 Dec 2012
Michael: Symphony No. 2 - Birds of a Feather Play
28 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
People think there is a catch to TwtrSymphony TwtrSymphony is an orchestra founded because I write orchestra music and need an orchestra to play it. The problem I face getting my music played by other orchestras is simple: Music Direct...
18 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
Tweet your Q's to #TwtrTpc to answers from the sound engineer professionals of TwtrSymphony all day today. They'll try to answer questions on Twitter, but all your questions will be posted here tomorrow - with as many answers as possible. Al...
17 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
Felipe actually tweeted these gems to the musicians of TwtrSymphony, but they were SO good I had to share Violin recorded with 1 mic at 1 mt, room by 2 mics. No eq, no edit no plugins. Quick thoughts: Headphones for recordi...
17 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
Following up on some of what was discussed yesterday: What are some of the way TwtrSymphony can effectively communicate the different dynamic levels to the various musicians considering none of the musicians are in the same room? Right now...
16 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
TwtrSymphony examines what's it like to play in a virtual orchestra with today's Twitter Topic (TwtrTpc) We'll be following TwtrSymphony musicians today to see how they respond to today's topic. - so come back tomorrow to see what they've sa...
15 Oct 2012
Interchanging Idioms
"Tremulando Dança" is the third movement and is Portuguese for Fluttering Dance. As might be typical for a third movement in a classical symphony the minuet and trio is used with a nod toward the Scherzo or "joke." The music dances about in an alt...

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