INITIUM
MOUNTAIN SAGEBRUSH COUNTRY, USA
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EMAIL: rsimpson2@centurylink.net

Welcome to INITIUM. We specialize in lesser known and long neglected music of the mid-18th century. Insofar as possible we work from original sources (manuscripts).

9-9-17ARCHAEOLOGY SECTION, CD MIX 28 IS NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION
------> A SOUND OF HISTORY
IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY SECTION HERE, I TRY TO SHOW THE USE OF MUSIC ARCHAEOLOGY IN RELATION TO EACH OF MY PUBLISHED CD MIX DISCS. MUSIC ARCHAEOLOGY IS THE COMPLETE THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING AND PERFORMANCE OF A MMUSIC MANUSCRIPT AND IT'S FIRST PERFORMANCE - FROM DISCOVERY TO TODAYS PRODUCTION OF A RECORDED DISC OF MUSIC. I HOPE TO SHOW THE VALUE OF THE USE OF A COMPUTER AND SYNTHESIZERS. VIRTUAL MUSIC, IS AN INDISPENSABLE MUSIC TECHNIQUE LEADING TO A PERFORMANCE OF UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS AS THE COMPOSER INTENDED.

THIS OFFERS US THE TRUE SOUNDS OF THE PAST SO THAT WE CAN BETTER PERFORM WORKS NOW - A WAY OF HEARING AND PERFORMING MUSIC - A SOUND OF HISTORY.

IMAGINATIVE MINDS WILL SOON CATCH ON TO THE NEW CONCEPT AND HOPEFULLY HELP US ENJOY MORE OF THE MUSIC FROM OUR HERITAGE. I PERSONALLY HAVE CHOSEN THE 18TH CENTURY - OUR UNKNOWN MUSIC HERITAGE FROM CENTRAL EUROPE - A GREAT AMERICAN HERITAGE 1715 TO 1791.

CD MIX DISCS ARE AVAILABLE: rsimpson2@centurylink.net
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RECEIVING PARTS OR ALL OF THE EXTENSIVE SIMPSON / VASSAR LIBRARY BEING GIFTED, GET YOUR NAME ON MY GIFT LIST NOW.

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9-9-17 UPDATE ONGOING, ARCHAEOLOGY BUTTON, CD MIX 28

NEW - A HERETOFORE UNKNOWN CONCERT ARIA BELIEVED TO BE BY W.A. MOZART WAS DISCOVERED IN MANUSCRIPT FORM © ON 1-26-2007 BY RODERICK E. SIMPSON OF INITIUM - The symphonic recording appears on INITIUM CD10 © 1-26-2007 along with historical facts and musical analysis © 1-26-2007. SEE: INITIUM CD-10 A/B