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Introduction

Introduction

David Horne, composer of Emerging Dances, describes his early life as a concert pianist, his move to the USA to study composition and where he seeks inspiration for new works.

David Horne writing music and playing the piano

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Starting a career as a composer

Composer David Horne

David Horne studied in America before deciding whether to pursue a career as a pianist or a composer. He describes his experiences there.

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A young boy drawing

In his youth Scottish-born David Horne was an outstanding pianist as well as a budding composer. He remembers his early composition teacher and a work which was a powerful influence on him.

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New colourful sound-worlds and exciting rhythms. David Horne talks about the contemporary composers who influenced him early on.

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David Horne

David Horne studied in America before deciding whether to pursue a career as a pianist or a composer. He describes his experiences there.

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A spider's web

The ability to hear what a piece of music is going to sound like in your head is important for a composer. David Horne talks about his inner ear and how he puts it to use in his writing.

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Introducing David Horne. He talks about his early career as a pianist, studying in America and how he gets started on a new composition.

Introducing David Horne. He talks about his early career as a pianist, studying in America and how he gets started on a new composition.

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A look at how different composers go about writing new pieces of music and where their inspiration comes from.

A look at how different composers go about writing new pieces of music and where their inspiration comes from.

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