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Labyrinth Album now available!

Labyrinth Album now available!

Labyrinth now complete as a full album! The seven instrumental tracks were released on a single by single basis over the last 12 months: Reflections – Looking back on what might have been DayDream – lying on the side of a hell looking at a blue sky 2020...
Young Nun Walking

Young Nun Walking

“Young Nun Walking” was inspired by a random image discovery while working on another project. As I looked at the picture, I wondered what her internal dialogue might be as she walked about in the outside world away from her convent. This led me to two melodies that...
Synthesized Classical Music Pioneers

Synthesized Classical Music Pioneers

Specifically as it relates to “Bytes of Bartok”, there were two ground-breaking albums that were the first to interpret classical music through synthesizers. Both albums significantly contributed to bringing synthesizers out of the experimental genre and into...
Bartok Piano Works

Bartok Piano Works

The solo piano music of Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (1881-1945) is one of the hidden treasures within the vast realm of classical music. While most pianists and composers have great respect for the Bartók oeuvre of small scale piano compositions, average listeners...
The Making of “Bytes of Bartok” – Video Transcript

The Making of “Bytes of Bartok” – Video Transcript

Hi, I’m b schmidt, I’m a composer and songwriter, and a lifelong student of music as well, and this video is an introduction to my latest project – The making of  “Bytes of Bartok” – a series of classical solo piano works re-imagined with electronic music...