Friday, January 14, 2011

Blog Kick-Off!

So, yeah, my other blog was boring. So I'm starting this one purely for my music.
Last year, I realized that when I composed music, I didn't really have a particular genre in mind. So, my New Year's Resolution for this year is to try to compose to every movie genre possible. That is why I created this new blog: whenever I try to compose to a new movie genre, I will post it. Hopefully, I will post every two-three weeks. Maybe. It depends how complicated school gets.
To kick of the blog, the first genre I'm doing is horror. I know, thrilling. The song is entitled It's a Small World. I know, hysterical.
I wrote this piece for the book The Kingdom Keepers. In a nutshell, The Kingdom Keepers is about five kids who go into Magic Kingdom at night, and all the attractions come to life. They go on the actual ride It's a Small World, and the dolls come to life and start attacking the kids (like, you know, hitting them with sticks, biting them, etc). The kids end up escaping the ride. (If they didn't, it would be a depressing book).
For this song, I took the real song It's a Small World, and incorporated it with a real orchestra. (So technically, this isn't really the horror genre. It's more like the kiddy-ride-gone-wrong-genre). Anywho, just take a listen:

It's a Small World by Jon M.

Let me know what you think! And if you have any genres that you want me to do, just let me know. On the left, I have a list of genres that I need to compose. If you want me to do one, just tell me.

Thanks for listening,

Jonathan Maiocco

[POST UPDATE]: I have been told that the song won't work on some computers (because of software, etc.) So, I added it to the iPod on the left. The other songs on the iPod are all available on my website.