Ann's Miniature Theremin Composition of the Day
Friday, May 28th, 2010

Mini Compositions on Theremin Created Daily by Ann Cantelow. Back to Ann's Pages Home

All new and original. These little pieces range from about 20 to 40 seconds in length and are also suitable for use as ringtones. They are done using my Moog theremin, connected to my computer via an M-Audio Fast Track interface box. Tracks are mixed using Garageband software.
About the names of the pieces: These pieces are not meant to portray anything or anyone in particular. The names are just picked out of the air, or they match a name that is prominent and sympathetic in the news at the time, or they come from some other place in my psyche or memory, or they are selected from lists of baby names on the net. The pieces usually go in a different direction than any original inspiration that might have influenced the name selection, but I don't change the names to fit the real mood.
Click on an mp3 file to listen. The m4r files are suitable for iPhones-- Download them to iTunes, put in the Ringtones folder, connect iPhone, and sync.
Note codes: T- All tracks are theremin only; t- Almost all comes from the theremin; To- tonal; Tv- Vaguely tonal or dissonant; Nt- not at all tonal; Ot- is it Just Intonation, or is it just badly out of tune?; Ts- tonal with some sweeps thrown in.

May, 2010

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
May 28 Chaytan.mp3
Chaytan.m4r
7 T Nt Concerted complaint about the unfairness of life.
May 27 Ngoc.mp3
Ngoc.m4r
8 T Nt Churning and rumbling waters trying to leap up and touch the stars
May 26 Tuyet.mp3
Tuyet.m4r
8 T Nt Cheerful shrieks and laughter.
May 25 Phuong.mp3
Phuong.m4r
9 T Nt Disparate cries and whimpers that gather together and converge with each other, more or less
May 24 Gloria.mp3
Gloria.m4r
2 T Tv Piercing song of thoughtfulness and exaltation.
May 23 Bao.mp3
Bao.m4r
7 T Nt A tension-filled lament on the hopelessness of life.
May 22 Sonya.mp3
Sonya.m4r
5 T Tv Little quiet and sad high tune
May 21 Kambar.mp3
Kambar.m4r
4 T Nt High squeaks falling to meet a series of rising squeaks
May 20 Leslie.mp3
Leslie.m4r
7 T Nt Desultory insistance on imaginary topics
May 19 Vikram.mp3
Vikram.m4r
10 T Nt Frenetic vibrating and humming in sporadic rhythm
May 18 Torvald.mp3
Torvald.m4r
6 T Nt Sad sirens in ethereal slow motion
May 17 Fabienne.mp3
Fabienne.m4r
7 T Nt Hi glittering sweeps with some sustained wavery notes
May 16 Kagisho.mp3
Kagisho.m4r
8 T Nt Meanderings and playful chirps and beeps
May 15 Siphiwe.mp3
Siphiwe.m4r
4 T Nt Pensive bursts and musings
May 14 Lily.mp3
Lily.m4r
6 T Nt Thoughtful whooshes and swishes that move quietly upward.
May 13 Kerry.mp3
Kerry.m4r
9 T Nt Unorganized but goodnatured rambling around with no particular goal in mind.
May 12 Gordon.mp3
Gordon.m4r
5 T Nt Sustained notes that nevertheless manage to be gently playful.
May 11 Antigone.mp3
Antigone.m4r
7 T Nt Languid sinking tones followed by gentle rising to the heights
May 10 Maera.mp3
Maera.m4r
7 T Nt Sweet abstract song that lilts slightly
May 9 Jolene.mp3
Jolene.m4r
6 T Nt High sustained reaching sounds that resemble New York subway sounds a little bit.
May 8 Faron.mp3
Faron.m4r
7 T Nt Persistant gentle calling and declaring.
May 7 Allard.mp3
Allard.m4r
7 T Nt Thoughtful and stately musing with gently sweeping sustained notes
May 6 Circe.mp3
Circe.m4r
7 T Nt Whistles and giggles in asynchronous profusion.
May 5 Guy.mp3
Guy.m4r
8 T Nt Sustained tones try to deal with their own anxiety.
May 4 Boris.mp3
Boris.m4r
5 T Nt Quiet and tuneful musing on simplicity on a bright morning
May 3 Ryan.mp3
Ryan.m4r
3 T Tv Very simple and spacious tiny melody.
May 2 Hua.mp3
Hua.m4r
4 T Nt Cheerful and aimless meandering in very high tones.
May 1 Lian.mp3
Lian.m4r
7 T Nt Soft sirens with a sad and pensive attitude.
April 30 Belinda.mp3
Belinda.m4r
8 T Nt Playful and humorous grunts and saccharine sirens
April 29 Lenore.mp3
Lenore.m4r
5 T Nt Hi sustained wails pushing in a slowly but strongly in various directions.
April 28 Kieran.mp3
Kieran.m4r
7 T Nt Soft and seductive tuneful sirens
April 27 Dirk.mp3
Dirk.m4r
7 T Nt A variety of whispers, peeps and musings.
April 26 Rorik.mp3
Rorik.m4r
5 T Nt Cheerful chirps, whistles and songs up high in a birdsong register.
April 25 Opal.mp3
Opal.m4r
5 T Nt Lamenting voices make mournful and spacious statements with one voice completing the thought at the end.
April 24 Byron.mp3
Byron.m4r
4 T Nt Wistful song voices intermingle and stand together in solidarity.
April 23 Petra.mp3
Petra.m4r
5 T Nt Gentle falling cascades with little sustained notes and final florishes.
April 22 Hunter.mp3
Hunter.m4r
8 T Nt A cheerful shower of many wavering notes.
April 21 Blaise.mp3
Blaise.m4r
6 T Nt A collection of sedate swells.
April 20 August.mp3
August.m4r
5 T Nt Lament of small slides and short figures.
April 19 Soledad.mp3
Soledad.m4r
7 T Nt Jumble of chirps and soft sirens.
April 18 Rosario.mp3
Rosario.m4r
7 T Nt Sustained yells and wails.
April 17 Layla.mp3
Layla.m4r
6 T Tv Wandering harmonies and little slow melodies.
April 16 Kareem.mp3
Kareem.m4r
6 T Tv Sweet sounds ebb and flow softly in a narrow range.
April 15 Lars.mp3
Lars.m4r
7 T Nt Sustained notes on somewhat of a drunken walk.
April 14 Laura.mp3
Laura.m4r
10 T Nt Sustained and wavering notes hanging in space
April 13 Eldad.mp3
Eldad.m4r
7 T Nt Playful beeps and howls
April 12 Heather.mp3
Heather.m4r
9 T Tv Meandering semi-harmonic unstructured musing
April 11 Montgomery.mp3
Montgomery.m4r
5 T Nt Lighthearted asynchronous romp with all dissonance.
April 10 Adiola.mp3
Adiola.m4r
9 T To Harmonic exploration and noodling.
April 9 Oluwaseyi.mp3
Oluwaseyi.m4r
4 T Nt A few confident sustained voices with an attitude.
April 8 Pania.mp3
Pania.m4r
10 T To Wrenching emotional pushing and pulling forming rich harmonies.
April 7 Abuto.mp3
Abuto.m4r
10 T Nt Sedate voices live in their own worlds, some high, some in the mid range.
April 6 Chinwe.mp3
Chinwe.m4r
9 T Nt Rich dissonance woven in and out among and within itself.
April 5 Kira.mp3
Kira.m4r
8 T Nt Fun clusters of sweeping notes that have a complaining air to them.
April 4 Sherman.mp3
Sherman.m4r
6 T Nt High wavering and wheeling sounds fading in and out.
April 3 Cora.mp3
Cora.m4r
5 T Nt Wild buzzing and tentative yelling
April 2 Moses.mp3
Moses.m4r
4 T Nt Meandering melody with background of mewling complaints.
April 1 Reza.mp3
Reza.m4r
6 T To Etherial scale built out of sustained notes that superimpose themselves on top of each other.
March 31 Aasif.mp3
Aasif.m4r
6 T Tv Gentle asynchronous harmony with some playful elements.
March 30 Reginald.mp3
Reginald.m4r
5 T Nt Romp of little teensy motifs that all take turns, ending with a little flip
March 29 Marcel.mp3
Marcel.m4r
3 T Nt Sweet interlocking short and high swoops with a plaintive feel.
March 28 Daisy.mp3
Daisy.m4r
6 T To Harmonic and sweet meandering
March 27 Aurelie.mp3
Aurelie.m4r
4 T Nt Continuously sustained tones wander among each other sedately.
March 26 Ileanna.mp3
Ileanna.m4r
6 T Nt Little melodies with stretched tonality notes sedately walking around relishing their accidental harmonies.
March 25 Orson.mp3
Orson.m4r
7 T Nt High otherworldly sustained notes that grow and fade in and out of each other.
March 24 Dorian.mp3
Dorian.m4r
5 T Nt Ernest and insistant cries with a rising followed by a falling swoop.
March 23 Qamra.mp3
Qamra.m4r
7 T Tv Sedate groups of sustained notes forming choruses together with a few wavering playful accents
March 22 Cesar.mp3
Cesar.m4r
8 T To Sustained pairs of notes weighing in to strive for a rich harmony, ending with one voice on a single note.
March 21 Philomena.mp3
Philomena.m4r
7 T To Sonorous harmonies meander but relate intricately with each other in the end.
March 20 Nimrod.mp3
Nimrod.m4r
5 T Nt Gentle interlocking sweeps.
March 19 Monique.mp3
Monique.m4r
7 T Nt All high voices confidently discuss two sides of the issue.
March 18 Kavitha.mp3
Kavitha.m4r
8 T To Sweet and sustained tune.
March 17 Mae.mp3
Mae.m4r
6 T Nt Very high voices weaving a sweet and languid fabric.
March 16 Floyd.mp3
Floyd.m4r
8 T Nt Sleepy chromatic dissonances with some bright pinpricks ub a sparkle pattern.
March 15 Bernadette.mp3
Bernadette.m4r
7 T Bt Smorgasbord of abstract sounds that end in a flourish.
March 14 Zebediah.mp3
Zebediah.m4r
7 T Nt Carefree tune offset with adventurous pulses
March 13 Olive.mp3
Olive.m4r
7 T Nt All tiny notes thrown into little constellations of sounds
March 12 Miriam.mp3
Miriam.m4r
8 T Nt Seasick swirls and swells, with shouts for punctuation.
March 11 Aram.mp3
Aram.m4r
8 T Nt Cacophanous and impudent romp that makes no reasonable sense.
March 10 Moorad.mp3
Moorad.m4r
8 T Nt Chaotic but gentle cacophony that goes in all directions good-naturedly.
March 9 Tamara.mp3
Tamara.m4r
8 T To Sonorous harmonies mingle and enhance each other.
March 8 Ford.mp3
Ford.m4r
8 T Nt Big discussion that tries to resolve nagging uncertainties.
March 7 Virginia.mp3
Virginia.m4r
5 T Tv Sad and sweet pensive moment that lingers.
March 6 Lynne.mp3
Lynne.m4r
6 T Nt Sustained notes in languid melodies that disagree and are dissonant with each other.
March 5 Beata.mp3
Beata.m4r
7 T Nt Heavy sustained pseudo harrmonies with lots and lots of dissonance.
March 4 Maximillian.mp3
Maximillian.m4r
6 T Ot Playful motifs that stretch the tonality a little bit too far, for a weird effect.
March 3 Genevieve.mp3
Genevieve.m4r
8 T Nt Peaceful musing unsullied by a few starbursts popping up.
March 2 Harriet.mp3
Harriet.m4r
8 T Nt Many sustained notes, some in unison, complement and build upon each other.
March 1 Lee.mp3
Lee.m4r
8 T Nt Bundles of abstract tunes with humorous low gentle beats.
February 28 Geoffrey.mp3
Geoffrey.m4r
6 T Nt Three clusters of abstract sweeps and swoops.
February 27 Hippolyta.mp3
Hippolyta.m4r
9 T Nt All high voices play together confidently and boisterously.
February 26 Jerzy.mp3
Jerzy.m4r
5 T Nt Sedate, sustained voices make a statement together.
February 25 Jermaine.mp3
Jermaine.m4r
5 T Tv Little slow ditty that just sits quietly.
February 24 Melchior.mp3
Melchior.m4r
5 T To Sweet song with sustained note echos drawing out the melody.
February 23 Fareed.mp3
Fareed.m4r
8 T Nt Simple sweeps up and down with a drone and some repeated pulses.
February 22 Tenzin.mp3
Tenzin.m4r
6 T Nt Rambling voices range far and wide
February 21 Kimberly.mp3
Kimberly.m4r
7 T Nt Lots of abstract exuberance and whirling about
February 20 Epigenia.mp3
Epigenia.m4r
7 T Nt Gentle two-part abstract musing and harmonizing
February 19 Constance.mp3
Constance.m4r
8 T Nt Very high squeaking tones paint out a little languid melody.
February 18 Thurston.mp3
Thurston.m4r
11 T Nt Goofiness in wandering tones offset by lusty rising sweeps
February 17 Jamal.mp3
Jamal.m4r
8 T Tv Weird harmony slips and slides around itself.
February 16 Dekyi.mp3
Dekyi.m4r
5 T Tv Confident and satisfied melody with a backdrop of a carelessly repeated couplet of notes.
February 15 Dwayne.mp3
Dwayne.m4r
5 T Tv Pensive melody that ends on a sumptuous dissonance.
February 14 Skylar.mp3
Skylar.m4r
8 T Tv Makeshift beat forms the background to some irritated voices that nonetheless stick to the task.
February 13 Sylvain.mp3
Sylvain.m4r
7 T Tv Partially melodic tune with impudent elements
February 12 Malik.mp3
Malik.m4r
8 T To Little joyful melodic tune
February 11 Jigme.mp3
Jigme.m4r
6 T Nt Slow moving river sings its song
February 10 Ursula.mp3
Ursula.m4r
5 T Nt Dreamy rhythms that fade in and out resolving to an abstract harmony and tune
February 9 Abigail.mp3
Abigail.m4r
6 T Nt Lots of upward sweeps all ending with little rushing flourishes.
February 8 Morton.mp3
Morton.m4r
7 T To Harmony push and pull for depth and complexity.
February 7 Melissa.mp3
Melissa.m4r
5 T Tv Liesurely groups of sustained notes with liesurely leadin pulses
February 6 Derryl.mp3
Derryl.m4r
7 T Nt Many simultaneous single long sweeps, moving both up and down.
February 5 Edgar.mp3
Edgar.m4r
5 T To Sweet and simple little melody fragment with a plaintive tone.
February 4 Roxanne.mp3
Roxanne.m4r
12 T Nt Low grumbles with abstract chords of higher notes in peevish lament
February 3 Ulrich.mp3
Ulrich.m4r
7 T Tv Disparate and desultory tones that eventually get around to trying to sound a harmony.
February 2 Simone.mp3
Simone.m4r
6 T To Harmonic melody with grace notes and other embellishments
February 1 Carmen.mp3
Carmen.m4r
7 T Nt Playful stories and tales
January 31 Fiona.mp3
Fiona.m4r
6 T Nt Disparate little tones arrange into a tableau
January 30 Pura.mp3
Pura.m4r
8 T Tv A simple melodic figure with a background of tinkling whistles
January 29 Merlin.mp3
Merlin.m4r
4 T Nt Very high pitch sustained tones
January 28 Ruth.mp3
Ruth.m4r
11 T To Gentle and simple melody in 2 little unison parts
January 27 Isaac.mp3
Isaac.m4r
8 T Nt Cacophany of desultoriness
January 26 Hiroshi.mp3
Hiroshi.m4r
5 T Nt Romping wavery notes with no discipline, all ending on a rising sweep
January 25 Monisha.mp3
Monisha.m4r
7 T To Sweet and simple whisper of a melody, played in unison with several voices
January 24 Kumar.mp3
Kumar.m4r
7 T Nt Interlocking short sound swells on barely changing tones
January 23 Kunta.mp3
Kunta.m4r
9 T Nt Abstract chords against some half-hearted sustained notes
January 22 Fergus.mp3
Fergus.m4r
9 T Nt Gentle multifarious musings
January 21 Blanche.mp3
Blanche.m4r
8 T Nt Fun with wavery notes against a smooth background sweep
January 20 Uma.mp3
Uma.m4r
4 T To Gentle and mysterious harmonies
January 19 Jacques.mp3
Jacques.m4r
8 T Nt Explorations by groups in short forays
January 18 Alain.mp3
Alain.m4r
10 T Nt Downward wails with little blips darting around
January 17 Justine.mp3
Justine.m4r
9 T Nt Sleepy wisps drift around inconclusively
January 16 Alphonse.mp3
Alphonse.m4r
7 T Nt Higher register sustained wails, woven into each other
January 15 Francoise.mp3
Francoise.m4r
7 T Tv Sustained notes wandering and exploring slowly
January 14 Colette.mp3
Colette.m4r
7 T Nt Thinking of the sadness of human suffering
January 13 Jules.mp3
Jules.m4r
8 T Nt Several existential wails in concert
January 12 Ghislain.mp3
Ghislain.m4r
4 T Nt Squeals and wails
January 11 Maeve.mp3
Maeve.m4r
5 T Nt Pondering the situation carefully from all angles
January 10 Ashley.mp3
Ashley.m4r
8 T Nt Gentle, sustained dissonances
January 9 Bruce.mp3
Bruce.m4r
9 T Nt Chromatic romp, with some parts copied about
January 8 Lucas.mp3
Lucas.m4r
8 T Nt Contented thoughts passing over familiar terrain.
January 7 Douglas.mp3
Douglas.m4r
7 T Nt Some musing atonal chords with a few sustained notes tossed in.
January 6 Nadine.mp3
Nadine.m4r
8 T Nt Small sweeps that are sustained at the end, in rough groups
January 5 Nelda.mp3
Nelda.m4r
6 T Nt Abstract harmonies with sweeps woven into the fabric
January 4 Sunny.mp3
Sunny.m4r
7 T Nt Collection of swoops and squeals, with some single notes.
January 3 Tabitha.mp3
Tabitha.m4r
5 T Nt Raucous impudence from all directions.
January 2 Wilda.mp3
Wilda.m4r
3 T Nt A series of gentle falling sweeps followed by three upswings and ending on a sustained note.
January 1 Paul.mp3
Paul.m4r
4 T Nt Abstract scale followed by playful squeals and shouts.
December 31 Ali.mp3
Ali.m4r
8 T Tv A few sedate voices are punctuated by some playful sweeps.
December 30 Rahul.mp3
Rahul.m4r
3 T Tv A discussion of topics that have been discussed before.
December 29 Ymir.mp3
Ymir.m4r
7 T Nt A cascade of gentle short swells.
December 28 Yadid.mp3
Yadid.m4r
7 T Nt Many wavery voices weaving in and out among each other.
December 27 Armin.mp3
Armin.m4r
5 T Nt Sustained notes, whoops and squeals all jumbled up.
December 26 Yeoman.mp3
Yeoman.m4r
6 T Nt Gentle sustained notes against a few sad laments.
December 25 Julio.mp3
Julio.m4r
3 T To Sad lament for lost dreams.
December 24 Clarice.mp3
Clarice.m4r
6 T To Little solo followed by a few drone sounds
December 23 Sheldon.mp3
Sheldon.m4r
10 T Tv Dissonance resolving to a drone of a sort, with very small starburst at end.
December 22 Rhoda.mp3
Rhoda.m4r
6 T Nt Playful high notes teasing each other
December 21 Randall.mp3
Randall.m4r
3 T Tv Three voices do a simple dance with each other.
December 20 Pilar.mp3
Pilar.m4r
6 T Nt Weaving of sweeps in both up and down directions, usually at a slow speed.
December 19 Alvita.mp3
Alvita.m4r
6 T Nt Sedate voices that are nonetheless headstrong.
December 18 Qadir.mp3
Qadir.m4r
5 T Nt Lots of wavery voices that don't change much.
December 17 Leroy.mp3
Leroy.m4r
7 T Nt A drone holds steady while other voices diverge and come back to it.
December 16 Booker.mp3
Booker.m4r
6 T Nt Sustained high notes and medium-register wandering.
December 15 Corrina.mp3
Corrina.m4r
6 T To A narrow-range musing and exploring.
December 14 Nelson.mp3
Nelson.m4r
7 T To A jumble of unruly tonality ending on a first 'n fifth diad.
December 13 Ginger.mp3
Ginger.m4r
5 T Tv An exploration of a simple 2-note figure using multiple parts.
December 12 Jaime.mp3
Jaime.m4r
5 T To High drone on the tonic with a descending 6-note scale with a flat 2nd.
December 11 Bridget.mp3
Bridget.m4r
7 T Nt Many sweeps in a sort of rhythm that all end in slow motion.
December 10 Rosalind.mp3
Rosalind.m4r
7 T Nt Sustained notes that end in swoops.
December 9 Simon.mp3
Simon.m4r
5 T Nt Light wailing, with a few pulses in the middle
December 8 Kylie.mp3
Kylie.m4r
6 T Nt Bouncing abstract descending figures with tempo speeding within them.
December 7 Azuolus.mp3
Azuolus.m4r
6 T Nt Playful trios of sweeps with an ending flourish of extra voices
December 6 Gwyneth.mp3
Gwyneth.m4r
4 T Nt Interlocking sustained notes.
December 5 Leda.mp3
Leda.m4r
3 T Nt Abstract arpeggios that climb haphazardly in trios
December 4 Giulietta.mp3
Giulietta.m4r
5 T To Single melody against a gentle drone
December 3 Imogene.mp3
Imogene.m4r
6 T Ot Sleepy and simple harmony of a sort
December 2 Mireille.mp3
Mireille.m4r
6 T Nt One big swoop in three voices with a wavery accompaniment on three notes
December 1 Gavin.mp3
Gavin.m4r
6 T Nt Goofy voices doing nothing but pontificating.

November, 2009

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
November 30 Ephraim.mp3
Ephraim.m4r
5 T Tv Sad musings that overlap and reinforce each other
November 29 Haigha.mp3
Haigha.m4r
8 T Nt Some lowish swoops offset by some highish register tentative but persistent musings
November 28 Prudence.mp3
Prudence.m4r
7 T To Dreamy little melody accompanied by some drone-like voices
November 27 Janelle.mp3
Janelle.m4r
7 T Nt Slow sweeps, mostly in high register
November 26 Xavier.mp3
Xavier.m4r
6 T Nt A collection of sustained notes that quickly waver over a vast spectrum.
November 25 Tobias.mp3
Tobias.m4r
5 T Nt Upward sweeps offset by downward ones, all in a narrow pitch range near range of the human voice.
November 24 Tyrone.mp3
Tyrone.m4r
7 T Nt Sustained notes playing off each other in pleasant dissonance.
November 23 Frank.mp3
Frank.m4r
6 T Nt Unison slow-motion pulses with one bass level accompaniment of sorts.
November 22 Theodore.mp3
Theodore.m4r
3 T To Plaintive tune with a couple of voices in ghostly accompaniment
November 21 Sheila.mp3
Sheila.m4r
6 T Nt Many strong sweeps in a narrow pitch range.
November 20 Dierdre.mp3
Dierdre.m4r
8 T Nt Many ghostly sustained notes, interwoven.
November 19 Eamon.mp3
Eamon.m4r
3 T Tv Small tune in 3 parts, taking turns.
November 18 Oscar.mp3
Oscar.m4r
6 T Nt A series of simple interlocking repeated sweeps
November 17 Deanna.mp3
Deanna.m4r
7 T Tv Mournful melody with a gentle starburst at the end.
November 16 Baruch.mp3
Baruch.m4r
7 T To A single melody in a Cello voice, with harmonics individually played on the last note.
November 15 Veronica.mp3
Veronica.m4r
9 T Nt Little groups of pulses thrown together in a jumble.
November 14 Margot.mp3
Margot.m4r
6 T Tv Weird harmony with notes that swoop in.
November 13 Shireen.mp3
Shireen.m4r
6 T To Short ditty with some simple harmony notes
November 12 Elfriede.mp3
Elfriede.m4r
4 T Tv Some meandering parts in occasional agreement.
November 11 Darleen.mp3
Darleen.m4r
6 T To Sweet little melody on the sentimental side, with cello-like accompaniment.
November 10 Tallulah.mp3
Tallulah.m4r
6 T Nt Sustained notes at nearly the same pitch, with sudden downward swoops
November 9 Marcia.mp3
Marcia.m4r
8 T Nt Slow motion hoots with high wavery punctuations
November 8 Manuel.mp3
Manuel.m4r
7 T Nt Lots of high bell-like tones in a shimmering arrangement.
November 7 Caleb.mp3
Caleb.m4r
6 T Nt Barely contained chaos
November 6 Ira.mp3
Ira.m4r
9 T Nt Swoops and wavery tones woven together
November 5 Dominic.mp3
Dominic.m4r
5 T To Little melody with a tense bass line underlying it.
November 4 Yvette.mp3
Yvette.m4r
11 T Nt Swoops out of phase with each other, with a small sustained note in the background.
November 3 Omar.mp3
Omar.m4r
3 T Tv A rather abstract duet accompanied by a steady whistle sound
November 2 Gillian.mp3
Gillian.m4r
5 T Nt A sustained bunch of repetitive bips and beeps
November 1 Gustav.mp3
Gustav.m4r
4 T To A little fun with parallel fifths in two offset scales

October, 2009

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
October 31 Aloysius.mp3
Aloysius.m4r
5 T Nt Happy-go-lucky goofiness
October 30 Xerxes.mp3
Xerxes.m4r
6 T To Sitting still, revisiting old thoughts
October 29 Uwe.mp3
Uwe.m4r
8 T Nt Abstract sounds that resemble the buzzing of insects
October 28 Leticia.mp3
Leticia.m4r
5 T To Related musings that come to somewhat of a conclusion
October 27 Hermione.mp3
Hermione.m4r
5 T To Sweet little falling melody played in harmony against itself.
October 26 Anastasia.mp3
Anastasia.m4r
7 T Ts Gentle doubled melody, with some gentle sweeps chiming in.
October 8 - 25 Hiatus, no ringtones     One-time gap in the flow.
October 7 Kathleen.mp3
Kathleen.m4r
3 T Tv 3 sustained triads with a dreamy flute-like timbre
October 6 Eugene.mp3
Eugene.m4r
3 T Tv A vaguely tonal melody against a pulse sound
October 5 Leonard.mp3
Leonard.m4r
4 T Nt Bips and beeps
October 4 Nga.mp3
Nga.m4r
6 T Nt A group of slow motion fireworks
October 3 Graciela.mp3
Graciela.m4r
4 T Nt Meandering voices that all have their own ideas
October 2 Junior.mp3
Junior.m4r
5 T To Sweet descent through a partial scale with voices in syncopated harmony
October 1 Wanda.mp3
Wanda.m4r
6 T Nt Voices exploring with curiosity in all different directions

September, 2009

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
September 30 Heidi.mp3
Heidi.m4r
4 T Tv Sustained voices of a rather high register with a strong sound.
September 29 Bjorn.mp3
Bjorn.m4r
5 T Nt Abstract querulous rising voices and a few pulses.
September 28 Zahra.mp3
Zahra.m4r
5 T Tv Pairs of notes in succession with little volume swells
September 27 Wilhelmina.mp3
Wilhelmina.m4r
4 T To Wild and wavery voices eventually converge on one chord.
September 26 Fernando.mp3
Fernando.m4r
3 T Nt Quick and frantic, maddeningly cheerful tones in quick succession, in 2 clumps.
September 25 Georgia.mp3
Georgia.m4r
2 T Tv A plaintive tune with unusual intervals, accompanied by some pairs of descending notes on microtones.
September 24 Rinaldo.mp3
Rinaldo.m4r
6 T Nt A handful of doleful sounds, with some high excited squeaks here and there.
September 23 Jorge.mp3
Jorge.m4r
6 T Tv Two simple motifs and a rumbling, with an escalation and brief cool-down.
September 22 Einar.mp3
Einar.m4r
4 T To Four voices start in two parts and finish in gentle 4-part harmony.
September 21 Gudrun.mp3
Gudrun.m4r
6 T Nt Energetic and wavery bursts in 3 registers, against a high gentle drone with vibrato.
September 20 Pamela.mp3
Pamela.m4r
7 T To Voices in a whispering timbre repeat a tiny motif with rhythmic entrances.
September 19 Quentin.mp3
Quentin.m4r
8 T Nt Plenty of dissonant voices and some desultory pulse sounds.
September 18 Martin.mp3
Martin.m4r
8 T Nt Many separate voices hold forth in quiet but persistant ways.
September 17 Christina.mp3
Christina.m4r
5 T Nt Related harmonics in clumps, with a single falling tone as backdrop.
September 16 Ruben.mp3
Ruben.m4r
3 T Tv Three voices do their best to keep a sort of harmony based on dissonance.
September 15 Phinneas.mp3
Phinneas.m4r
6 T Nt Little triplet pulses on microtonal intervals, woven together into a sort of sparse tapestry.
September 14 Robert.mp3
Robert.m4r
7 T Nt Brief but sustained tones with little note pairs interspersed.
September 13 Portia.mp3
Portia.m4r
5 T Nt Sustained but short notes with a pulse background on one note that is increasing slowly in speed.
September 12 Kyle.mp3
Kyle.m4r
4 T Nt Wild, quick sweeps and rhythm bounces on single notes, with a steady rumbling and growling background.
September 11 Mabel.mp3
Mabel.m4r
1 T To A single voice in a cello timbre sings a mournful tune.
September 10 Moira.mp3
Moira.m4r
6 T To Another gentle melody, with a rising tune, and some harmony in simple parts.
September 9 Pierre.mp3
Pierre.m4r
9 T To Some little related melody motifs wander around, not seeming to know what they're doing.
September 8 Joy.mp3
Joy.m4r
7 T Nt A chord is broken up into pulses and set against a few wild sweeps.
September 7 Hector.mp3
Hector.m4r
5 T To A very simple deconstructed melody with a sweet sound.
September 6 Ivan.mp3
Ivan.m4r
7 T To One little melody is deconstructed and repeated in its smaller parts.
September 5 Sharon.mp3
Sharon.m4r
6 T Nt Some goofy parts wander around, repeating things they got through hearsay.
September 4 Helga.mp3
Helga.m4r
5 T Tv Five pretty much unrelated melodies uneasily tolerate each other's existence, but give up nothing of their own.
September 3 Arlene.mp3
Arlene.m4r
7 T Nt A duet of very high tones is offset by a soft trio of growls and mumbles.
September 2 Henry.mp3
Henry.m4r
4 T To Two voices, each with a double performance in unison. The melody is in the usual dreamy style, with a dreamy harmony.
September 1 Bartholomew.mp3
Bartholomew.m4r
6 T Nt Lots of miniature sweeps, up and down. Interspersed, there are constellations of high squeaks or bell tones.

August, 2009

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
August 31 Abdul.mp3
Abdul.m4r
11 T Nt Abstract falling tones are offset by shorter rising tones in a couple of different registers.
August 30 Charles.mp3
Charles.m4r
6 T Tv A bunch of tiny motifs are woven together into a tapestry of tune snippets.
August 29 Isis.mp3
Isis.m4r
5 T Tv Stretchy harmony of sorts with lots of held dissonance, against a fitful melody.
August 28 Neda.mp3
Neda.m4r
6 T Nt Microtonal descending and ascending voices.
August 27 Barbara.mp3
Barbara.m4r
6 T To Tv A dreamy little melody picks its way through some static, rather abstract, sounds.
August 26 Consuela.mp3
Consuela.m4r
6 T Tv Many sustained notes, offset by a few gentle hooting tones.
August 25 Allen.mp3
Allen.m4r
4 T To Disparate notes in a rough chord form a background for a little melody.
August 24 Percival.mp3
Percival.m4r
3 T Tv 3 voices that are studiously in dissonance, until they meet on a last sustained note.
August 23 Gertrude.mp3
Gertrude.m4r
10 T Nt Playful, irreverant, and goofy.
August 22 Grant.mp3
Grant.m4r
7 T Nt Several sustained notes settle in, and some sparse ring-like tones lie scattered around.
August 21 Colin.mp3
Colin.m4r
4 T To A string-like melody climbs the scale, with a repeating flute-like motif as a backdrop
August 20 Benjamin.mp3
Benjamin.m4r
4 T Ot An odd melody with an odd rhythm, stretching the tuning and timing somewhat unpleasantly.
August 19 Sandra.mp3
Sandra.m4r
3 T To A sweet and short melody, repeated, in tonal 3-part harmony.
August 18 Bernard.mp3
Bernard.m4r
1 T To A simple melody alone, in a Cello timbre.
August 17 Frederick.mp3
Frederick.m4r
6 T Nt A jumble of distinct, pulse-like tones, with no melody.
August 16 Cynthia.mp3
Cynthia.m4r
7 T Tv Descending held notes, ending with a higher last one for balance.
August 15 Grace.mp3
Grace.m4r
5 T To A simple wavering but static statement.
August 14 Arvo.mp3
Arvo.m4r
6 T To Nt A short little melody, followed by a starburst.
August 13 Victor.mp3
Victor.m4r
3 T To Tonal harmony in 2 different timbres, with a somewhat timorous and tentative feel.
August 12 Francis.mp3
Francis.m4r
4 T Nt All rising voices, at different speeds, for a siren effect.
August 11 Wilbur.mp3
Wilbur.m4r
3 T To Sweet, tonal harmony of three voices.
August 10 Benita.mp3
Benita.m4r
6 T Nt Sedate but not tonal, gentle waves with some gentle beats.
August 9 Jeanette.mp3
Jeanette.m4r
7 T Nt Desultory owl-like hoots with a couple of winsome sustained tones
August 8 Helen.mp3
Helen.m4r
3 T To Dreamy and tonal. 3 parts with different timbres sit around the kitchen table and talk about their shared world.
August 7 Penn.mp3
Penn.m4r
5 T Nt A melody sits trying to be serious in a pile of messy, irreverent atonality.
August 6 Sofia.mp3
Sofia.m4r
5 T Nt Pulses that get mostly out of phase quickly, on pretty much random notes.
August 5 Abraham.mp3
Abraham.m4r
1 T To Just a simple little melody by itself
August 4 Milo.mp3
Milo.m4r
5 T Ot Languid pulses that sound like recorders in gently contrasting rhythms back a melody with a string-like timbre.
August 3 Hannah.mp3
Hannah.m4r
7 T Ot Lively pulses that get slowly out of phase. The notes represented are not tuned to a scale, for a tense effect to our ears.
August 2 Lydia.mp3
Lydia.m4r
7 T To Sweet melody played multiple times for a haunting unison chorus.
August 1 Millicent.mp3
Millicent.m4r
7 T Nt Sustained notes with a violin-like timbre. Liberal use of vibrato, with a tentative-sounding end.

July, 2009

Date Name Number of
Tracks
Notes Description
July 31 Gregory.mp3
Gregory.m4r
6 T Nt All falling notes- some slow and others very lively and fast
July 30 Astrid.mp3
Astrid.m4r
11 T Nt Some out-of-phase pulses blend with some sustained notes in a weird jumble
July 29 Sarah.mp3
Sarah.m4r
7 T Nt An animated conversation, ending in comfortable agreement. This is an older piece, created in September, 2006.
July 28 Sam.mp3
Sam.m4r
6 T Tv A single voice makes a statement, and some languid agreement comes at the end. This is an older piece, created in September, 2006.
July 27 Lucille.mp3
Lucille.m4r
8 T Tv Falling ever so gently and slowly, then breaking out to an almost melodic daydream. This is an older piece, created in September, 2006.
July 26 Joe.mp3
Joe.m4r
10 t Nt Continuously rising, with an urgent clacking egging it on. This little piece includes some drum tapping in addition to the theremin. This is an older piece, created in September, 2006.
July 25 Rita.mp3
Rita.m4r
10 T Nt Rising, siren-like, with a dreamy middle, then a gentle starburst at the end. This is an older piece, created in September, 2006.



You are welcome to use these files in any way except to make money. For that, please ask.

The m4r files are suitable for an iphone. To use an m4r file for iPhones, download the file to disk, then import into iTunes. You can then put it in the iTunes ringtones folder, and sync it to your iPhone as you would music.

Sorry, but I'm not an expert on loading these to other phones. You'll need to use Google to find methods for putting mp3 files on your particular phone, I think. There are applications available to do this, probably some of them free.


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