Sonic Cinema

Sounds, Visions and Insights by Brian Skutle

Here’s a list of all of my completed compositions, save for the ones associated with an album, and if/where they’re available for your listening pleasure. Most albums also available at online outlets such as iTunes, as well as CDBaby.

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Individual Works– Not on any album
=“Five Stages” Suite (11:44 in Five Movements); 1999
=“In a Lonely Place (for Trombone Quartet)” (5:12); 1999
=“Peaceful Meditation: An Ambient Fantasy for Piano” (5:52); 2000/Available for Listen @ www.reverbnation.com/brianskutle
=“Dawn of Man”; 2000/Not Recorded Yet
=“Orchestral Melodic Setting in D Major (Final Orchestration Project” (4:45); 2001/Inspired by Berlioz’s “Symphony Fantastique”
=“Lost Souls, Guided By Hope”; 2002/Not Recorded Yet
=“Trombone Quartet in A-Flat”; 2002/Not Recorded Yet
=“‘Yahoos With a Mic’ Fanfare” (1:16); 2003
=“‘The Musical M.C.’ Finale” (1:36); 2004
=“Minimalist Suspense, ver. 2.005” (5:35); 2005/
=“Fear: The Giving and Receiving of…” for “Souls for Sale- Clip 3” (1:00); 2005/Written for Turner Classic Movies’ 6th Annual Young Film Composers Competition (Unused)
=“Symphonic Dread” (1:41); 2005/Written as a demo piece for a possible scoring opportunity (Unused)
=“‘Fallen’ for Strings, Synth, Percussion & Flute” (3:50); 2005/Arranged for a “Resume” Film, From the Song By Delerium featuring Rani (Unused)
=“Symphonic Guitar Dread” (1:03); 2005/Written as a demo piece for a possible scoring opportunity (Unused)
=“The Case: Chapter One- Running Deadman” Score (3:35); 2005/Written for the short film by Standing Water Studios- see below for cue titles.
=“The Case: Chapter Three- The Gamble on Tomorrow” Score (13:51); 2005/“Lament for the Running Deadman” is available for download @ www.sonic-cinema.com- Written for the short film by Standing Water Studios- see below for cue titles.
=“The Case: Chapter Two- The Snap” Score (3:00); 2005/Written for the short film by Standing Water Studios- see below for cue titles.
=“Rhythmic Muzak in C-minor” (3:59); 2006
=“Alone With Percussion” (2:22); 2006
=“Ambient Sustenance” (2:59); 2006
=“Sonic Contemplation” (11:58); 2006/ Read about the origins and structure of “Sonic Contemplation” here.
=“Edge Runner” (Single Version) (10:53); 2008/Not Available- Written for the short film “Unwinnable Hand: A Thriller in Two Movements” by Cinema Nouveau Productions.
=“Edge Runner” (Film Version) (10:53); 2008/Not Available- Written/Remixed for the short film “Unwinnable Hand: A Thriller in Two Movements” by Cinema Nouveau Productions.
=“Wasted Hand” (2:26); 2008/Not Available- Written for the short film “Unwinnable Hand: A Thriller in Two Movements” by Cinema Nouveau Productions.
=“Alone Again (“Lights in the Sky” Remix)” (6:33); 2009/Available for download and listen at remix.nin.com/member/bslemurgeek– Remixed from Nine Inch Nails’ song “Lights in the Sky” off of “The Slip.”
=“Cage Against the Machine” (4:35); 2009
=“Deus ex machina: Pressures of Life” (12:03); 2009
=“Word Invaders” Soundtrack (5:57); 2009/Available for Listen @ www.reverbnation.com– Written for the flash game application by David Miles.
=“Walpurgisnacht” (9:23); 2009/Written for the silent short film “Walpurgis Night” by Mathew Timms.
=“Requiem for a Ringtail” (3:49); 2010/Written for the short documentary “Requiem for a Ringtail: From One Lemur to Another” by Baron Brian von Skutle.
=“Interludes for Winds, Marimba and Timpani” (5:41); 2014/Not Available
=“‘Sinead Rising’ Score” (1:09); 2014/Not Available- Written for Film Scoring 101 Course at Berklee Online
=“‘Roller Palace’: Repo Men Cue” (1:32); 2014/Not Available- Written for Film Scoring 101 Course at Berklee Online
=“Cosmic Energy” (6:09); 2014
=“People’s River Underscore” (:53); 2014/Not Available- Written for Film Scoring 101 Course at Berklee Online
=“‘Blue City’ Score” (8:56); 2014/Not Available- Written for Film Scoring 101 Course at Berklee Online
=“Film Composition Demo Reel 1” (3:12); 2014/Compiled from pieces written for Music Composition for Film and TV Course at Berklee Online
=“Film Composition Demo Reel 2” (3:06); 2014/Compiled from pieces written for Music Composition for Film and TV Course at Berklee Online
=“Serenity Valley- A Melody for Meredith” (5:10); 2014

In November 2008, I began to create video projects for some of my pieces. They were inspired by some recent work on a concert I was a part of, as well as the writings and films of the Russian filmmaker, Andrei Tarkovsky. I have presented them below for your viewing pleasure. I hope you enjoy.

Brian Skutle: “Peaceful Meditation”

Brian Skutle: “Radio Noir”

Brian Skutle: “Ethereal Atmospheres”

Brian Skutle: “Peaceful Meditation: An Ambient Fantasy for Piano”

Brian Skutle: “Arpeggiations & Atmospheres– D”

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