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Diving into the day-to-day details of a composer: what they do, how they do it, and why. Nadia, the host, is a composer and a graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor's Degree in Film Scoring. She shares her personal experiences, tips, and interviews other composers to give you an insider's view on composing professionally. Website: https://www.nadiamair.com/the-composers-lifeEmail: nadiammair@gmail.com

The Composer's Life Nadia

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Diving into the day-to-day details of a composer: what they do, how they do it, and why. Nadia, the host, is a composer and a graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor's Degree in Film Scoring. She shares her personal experiences, tips, and interviews other composers to give you an insider's view on composing professionally. Website: https://www.nadiamair.com/the-composers-lifeEmail: nadiammair@gmail.com

    Interview: Film & TV Composer Blair Mowat - Part 2

    Interview: Film & TV Composer Blair Mowat - Part 2

    Part two of an interview with award winning film composer and TV composer Blair Mowat, recently nominated for a BAFTA for his score for ITV's Nolly.Blair Mowat has composed over 200 scores for films, theater, and television, with clients ranging from The English National Ballet and The Royal Shakespeare Company to the likes of BBC, SKY, and ITV. He is a BAFTA-nominated, award winning composer with over 15 years’ experience and is considered a fast-rising star in the industry. His work i...

    • 37 min
    Interview: Film & TV Composer Blair Mowat - Part 1

    Interview: Film & TV Composer Blair Mowat - Part 1

    An interview with award winning film composer and TV composer Blair Mowat, recently nominated for a BAFTA for his score for ITV's Nolly.Blair Mowat has composed over 200 scores for films, theater, and television, with clients ranging from The English National Ballet and The Royal Shakespeare Company to the likes of BBC, SKY, and ITV. He is a BAFTA-nominated, award winning composer with over 15 years’ experience and is considered a fast-rising star in the industry. His work includes Clas...

    • 37 min
    Interview with Film Composers: Kevin Lax & Robert Lydecker

    Interview with Film Composers: Kevin Lax & Robert Lydecker

    An interview with Emmy award winning film composers Robert Lydecker and Kevin Lax, who recently co-scored the new film Orion and the Dark out on Netflix.Join us as we discuss what drove them to pursue film scoring, behind the scenes on working with directors, and their thoughts on the industry. They also give plenty advice for people interested in pursuing film scoring._____________________________________________________________________________________Robert Lydecker is an Emmy-winning, clas...

    • 53 min
    Composing with Modes: Locrian

    Composing with Modes: Locrian

    Today's episode is allll about the seventh mode, Locrian. Listen to hear how to construct it, songs based in this mode, and a composition created live.For more help to understand Locrian, you can visit this page:https://www.nadiamair.com/post/using-modes-to-compose-locrianThis link will take you to video examples, the songs mentioned in the episode, and a pdf of the Locrian scale in every key and starting on every note.IN OTHER NEWS...Here's the new website for the podcast!!!!www.nadiamair.co...

    • 15 min
    Composing with Modes: Aeolian

    Composing with Modes: Aeolian

    Hi there, Thank you so much for your support and for listening to today's episode. It is sixth in a mini-series about modes, where I break them down and then compose with them! This one is all about Aeolian. To get more help with it, here's a written article that contains visuals, music examples, video explanations, and a pdf of all the Aeolian scales: https://www.nadiamair.com/post/using-modes-to-compose-aeolian There's only one more episode left in this...

    • 11 min
    Composing with Modes: Mixolydian

    Composing with Modes: Mixolydian

    Hi there, Thank you so much for your support and for listening to today's episode. It is fifth in a mini-series about modes, where I break them down and then compose with them! This one is all about Mixolydian. To get more help with it, here's a written article that contains visuals, music examples, video explanations, and a pdf of all the Mixolydian scales: https://www.nadiamair.com/post/using-modes-to-compose-mixolydian Hope you got something out of th...

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

Reviewman34 ,

Really easy to listen to and explained well

Also love that there’s a webpage to support the info so we can look it up later. Keep up the good work

Dale Isio ,

Love it!!!

Great content and extremely well presented. Always helps when I’m feeling stressed about my own compositions!!

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