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Stan Stewart NOW

What’s up now? – Stan Stewart

My “now” page was last updated Stuff I’m doing right now includes… The “now” happening list Practicing composing, songwriting, piano, guitar, and singing. I’ve recently completed my opus, “Requiem For a Stranger”. Check out that creative process: the history of the requiem, creating a choir in my studio, the grief that inspired this musical work, and …

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Twitter and creating music

Creating Music: What Twitter Teaches Us About Songwriting

Inspiration often comes from surprising places. Not surprisingly, some may say that Twitter and music-making don’t mix. So, it’s quite true that I never expected social networks to be a source of such strange inspiration, but there you go: since social networks are a reflection of human interaction in some form or another, they’re filled …

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Season’s Songs – Caring Where Carols Come From

Familiar tunes like Christmas carols affect us consciously and subconsciously. Music impacts our brains, emotions, bodies, and — some would say — souls. You can easily find examples of moods and spirits (however you interpret that word) being changed by a song. Caroling, Caroling, Here We Go Though I often consider making Christmas or other …

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