Speaking of Soundtracks

Please don’t forget that there is a lot of great music out there that is already available under very generous licenses. Some folks are creating amazing bits of music and they deserve the exposure that your podcast, video, or lecturecast might give them. (What? You are not considering a soundtrack for your lecturecast?)

Here’s just a small sample. I went looking for something fairly “spare” in terms of sound, and I wanted something acoustical. Layers of a single instrument — like Bill Conti’s “Black and White x 5” — always get me:

It reminds me a little bit of the soundtrack to *Rosencrants and Guildenstern Are Dead*, which, if memory serves me, was done by Snuffy Walden, who also did some interesting soundtrack work for the television series *thirtysomething*. (Goodness, that goes back a bit.)