An Amused Muse? Or So I Hope…

The first conversation with the muse(s) from the multi-talented Trent.

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I took a deep breath.  The smell of new electronics hung in the air, giving me some inspiration. My fingers reached down.  A modern synth-string sound emanated from the studio speakers.  Yes, modern, and yet the strings had a certain sizzle that spoke of the late 1970s.  I had spent over an hour getting the sound just how I wanted it.

I listened closely, with my body as much as my ears.


My fingers changed position on their own, so I had a G in the bass. My left hand was also playing a D, with a Bb, D, F and A in the right hand. The smoldering G minor 9th chord just oozed that downtown, cool jazzy feeling. You know the one.

I shifted, without thinking to B Major 7.  Yeah, a quick pivot on the Bb/A#.  It felt right, and better yet, with that sizzling string…

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26 thoughts on “An Amused Muse? Or So I Hope…

  1. Wow Trent’s muse is definitely moving very beautifully and such a creative way of writing. Too good post, Diana.

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  2. trentpmcd says:

    Thanks for the reblog!

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  3. Chel Owens says:

    I’m glad I caught this! Your prompts are always so fun, and Trent’s amazing at music and writing.

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  4. The muses are switching you around! I hope you get some music recorded before you get back to writing! Good for you and your muses!

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  5. Both keyboard and words have letters. I can see Trent’s muse is dancing back and forth. 🙂

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  6. Yay! Trent did a great job of getting us started! His muse is on fire! I’m actually working on my post today and plan to publish in a day or so.

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