Music of Riiga

Another of my hobbies is to attempt to compose orchestral music. I use Ableton Live software and the Edirol Orchestral VST for all my instruments. Occasionally, I will use Magnus Choir for choral sections.

Before you hear any of my music, I would like to make a few points.

  • I have had no training in composing, orchestration, classical music, or music theory, and what you hear is more or less what I have taught myself. I apologise for any damage to your musical sensitivities caused by my uneducated attempts at music.
  • Some (all) of the songs are lengthy, so I apologise in advance for both the filesize and potential boredom caused by hearing my music. But honestly... if you finding it boring, I don't want to hear it, because I made this music for myself.
  • Pretty much all of my songs are based on something/someone/someplace in Riiga. If a song interests you, enter the name of the person/place/thing into the search bar to find an article on what it's about (hopefully).
  • I welcome feedback, so contact me in any way you can if you want to tell me something about my music!

6.85mb at 160kbps
Flutes, oboe, clarinets, cor anglais, bassoon, french horns, trumpets, trombones, tubas, violins, violas, cellos, double basses, percussion.

A short but dramatic development of multiple themes centred around the life of the Slayer, Blake Behaerahel.


Lord Renin's Overture
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French horns, trumpets, trombones, tubas, timpani, violins, violas, cellos, double basses, percussion.
A powerful and celebratory dedication to the greatest human to have ever lived.
Edit 1: Changed the tempo of the second-to-last chorus, added more timpanis at the end.


Hwou'rhguiniadh eia Hruins
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A mystical melody gradually reveals itself over a solemn network of motifs and bassy rolls.


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Piccolos, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, cor anglais, french horns, tubas, timpani, violins, violas, cellos, double basses, percussion.
The Riigan equivalent to a very pleasant season of the year.


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