For the most part a bookworm prior to the British Invasion of 1964, by the end of that year he was smitten by the Beatles and had acquired and mastered the drum kit made possible by the determination of his mother, Dorothy. He assembled some schoolmates who could play and his first band was incarnated as 'Phenomenal Phluke'; a name that still makes him smile ear to ear.

Faegre acquired quite a neighborhood notoriety for playing a fifteen-minute version of the Surfaris 'Wipeout,' the forerunner to 'Ina Gadda Da Vida,' and until 1968 his accomplishment as a drummer of local repute was sufficiently established. But by the Summer of '68, as the Beatles' Hey Jude was bulleting up the charts, a neighbors' piano and an acoustic guitar purchased with Blue Chip Stamps with strings nearly one half inch off the fret board would thoroughly occupy his waking hours. Remembering the strings that cut through his fingertips, he nonetheless persevered from the love of the sound of the chords, especially G major, and began to develop his skills by emulating the best of that era such as CSNY, Byrds and Buffalo Springfield.

Following his acquisition of guitar and piano skills, his reputation for playing became more widely known and respected as he developed and assembled as many various musicians as he could find for fun and profit. Performing for dances and weddings was fun he recalls, but his most passionate interest became his compositional quest that developed in earnest as he left high school.

Prior to the discovery that going to college was 'getting in the way of his education,' he attended Mt. San Antonio and Rio Hondo junior colleges. Whereas curricula at both institutions were authored by establishmentarians of the socialist stripe, and teaching music was never his intention, his career choices of International Relations and Music became impossible to attain. He made a constructive nuisance of himself by first challenging, and subsequently embarrassing faculty and administration alike, and was shown the exit.

Career:

Forced to pursue an independent career path, he benefited enormously from that choice, pursuing music and political science alternately as opportunities availed themselves.

In 1982 and ‘83, and after touring with musical ensembles in various roles, Faegre managed two congressional campaigns in Santa Cruz and San Francisco. The former resulting in the now famous "Shut Up!" exchange from then President Reagan to Santa Cruz Republican Gary Richard Arnold and seen by as many as 900 million people around the globe.

In 1984, Faegre began to devote more attention to his musical compositions and spending more time recording his work. After moving to Europe in June, 1986, Faegre married Theresa Bridget Sweeney in Dublin, Ireland, returning to the U.S. in January 1987.

Following his return and anxious to again offer knowledge for the benefit of others, he pursued a career in financial service beginning with what is known now as CitiGroup, Wedbush Morgan and Crowell Weedon.

A member of the Libertarian Party since 1976, Faegre was asked to consider public office in five consecutive election cycles beginning in 1998 with bids for the State Assembly and State Senate in California and back-to-back bids for the United States Congress in the district then held by Hilda Solis who went on to serve as Secretary of Labor in the Obama Administration.

Faegre relocated his family to the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe in 2008, establishing Milky Way Incorporated and purchased the Coyote Grill, a popular restaurant in Zephyr Cove.

In early 2012 Faegre formally established On Top Of a Cloud, LLC [On Top Of a Cloud is a broadcast partner, talent agency, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.] and acquired a 20% equity stake in Lake Tahoe’s independently owned and operated, K-Tahoe: Local Talk and Classic Rock, AM 590 and 96.1 FM.

From Wikipedia: [KTHO (590 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format. Licensed to South Lake Tahoe, California, USA, it serves the Lake Tahoe Basin-Carson City-Carson Valley-Reno area, and simulcasts on South Lake Tahoe-based FM translator K241BK (96.1 FM).The station is currently owned by International Aerospace Solutions, Inc., a company owned by long-time Southern California broadcaster Darrell Wampler [The Insane Darrell Wayne] and features "Local Talk and Classic Rock" with network news from ABC Radio.]

With radio, television and film credits including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, "Inside the Moon Bear Rescue Centre, China,” by The Animals Asia Foundation, Cisr-I Enbubi'Den Tüp Geçit'E, a documentary for Turkish Television produced by Birbuçuk Film Reklam LTD. ŞTİ of Istanbul, Turkey and others, his composition, arrangement, and production skills have been described as "so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

Part of the Landscape TV family and heard by over 2 million listeners through the internet and a hugely popular satellite station on British Sky channel 0155; a 'BeatPick' registered artist, he is published by Bonanza Music, Platinum Music, Pump Audio, AudioSparx, Down to Hear Productions, ProductiionTrax, Indigi Music, Songtradr and Multiverse Sound and under contract with 'Pinnacles Records' in partnership with 'Pinnacles Entertainment Network' in a multi-CD arrangement. Faegre offers political insight, campaign information and his musical compositions from http://www.ontopofacloud.com, The Intelligent Internet Portal.

Theresa is employed by Liberty Utilities; a regulated division of Ontario, Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities Corporation. They have one daughter, ASCAP Singer/Songwriter and former Member of the Ice Skating Association of Ireland; Deirdre Leah, renowned for her "Cartwheel Heard 'Round the World."

Novus Ordo Seclorum
Subtitled, The Orwellian Overture [the translation from Latin meaning 'new order of the ages'], the production for Novus Ordo Seclorum was necessarily experimental and subject to much trial and error in the course of three months and 56 tracks. Its mood seeks to reflect a serious interpretation of our post 9/11 world and the threat from an increasingly Leviathan, nanny-state encroachment upon our civil liberties; in addition to the obvious external thre



Experimental
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A Time For Us
Aficionados of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) will likely recognize this track for his influence. Written late in the 80's, it was a labor of love adding orchestral instruments to the basic piano. Part of my 'Wedding Suite,' the romantic suite of music specifically tailored for an individual, customized ceremony...



Film Music
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Ottoman Odyssey
Subtitled, 'Phantasmagoria,' 'Ottoman Odyssey,' is an arrangement derived from an earlier production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation. The 'world music fusion' that resulted from the additional production incorporates instrumentation from the Arabian Peninsula that includes: Dumbek, Oud, Turkish Ney, Doudouk and sundry ethnic percussion with drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and viola sections.



World
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Paris
Parlez-vous Francais? Suggested by a girl of the same name, I remember my infatuation with her and with the composition as it came out on a baby grand piano somewhere in Southern California. Drawing upon my trip to France in August, 1998, and overwhelmed by the countryside in the north which bore the brunt of Nazi forces, I have included portions of President Charles de Gaulle's address to the people of France, as well as a generic lovers' conversation, to suggest perhaps that al



World
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Serengeti Serenade
The introduction to 'Serengeti Serenade' features the Kudu [Antelope] horn. Described as sort of a French horn, The Kudu or Antelope horn is also heard at the end and is the hook of the production; Kalimba and various sundry percussion in addition to African choral samples build ever so gradually during the bridge or 'middle eight.' Though I have never visited the Serengeti, I believe this ambient soundscape encapsulates the African environment of the 'Dark Continen



African
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Gypsies of Galatia
The compositional depiction of 'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production, and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland. A modal motif [played by a dulcimer and uillean pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that a



Celtic
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Through a Rainbow
As a rainbow appears and arrests our vision, so too does the production of this composition. Aurally as delightful as a rainbow is visual, 'Through a Rainbow' engages the listener to imagine its beauty as though one was witnessing its splendor for its naturally brief, yet spectacular duration. Choir, cello, viola, violin and French horn sections adorn this evocatively impressionistic arrangement, which also includes 'water droplets,' bursts of 'weather,' drums, fretless bass and harp...



Classical
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Together, Around the Sun
'Together, Around the Sun' had only a working title until just before I went into final production, though I always had a celestial interpretation as the divining guide throughout the creative process. The trumpet motif heard throughout the piece represents our infinite and circuitous planetary orbit as the quintessential living essence of our earthly experience. Slowly, the elegance and grandeur of its mission unfolds as cello, violin, French horn sections and various instrumental components



New Age
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After You
'After You' is an imaginative spy themed, sweaty-palmed swashbuckling rocker which is evocatively suggestive of various thematic opportunities for film or television. It was mixed with an orchestra lay-out in mind, with tympani to the left, strings to the front, and brass behind etc. Flamenco guitar, castanets, tamboura, sitar, horns, sizzling electric guitars and a reversed cymbal crash [sounding like a knife being sharpened] characterize this dramatic tension-tinged track. After You, I insis



Rock
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Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor
Conceived in a 3/4 time signature, the syncopation nonetheless makes it feel more like 4/4. The basic introductory piano motif is stylistically salsa, with Flamenco guitar, timbales and guero, maracas, bongos and congas, cowbell and various sundry percussion filling in the holes. I added a trumpet section, Santanaesque lead guitar, a drum kit and bass guitar that completes the ambience for the production and ihay caramba! Muy muy caliente...



Latin
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Pathetique
Written in 1978-79, this classical work is actually two ideas conceived in related keys. Classical aficionados will likely recognize that Beethoven and Debussy influenced this composition. It is perhaps ideally suited for ballet or ice dancing and if you are not wide awake, could gently pull you to sleep...



Classical Romantic
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Pipes of Peace
'Pipes of Peace' [subtitled 'For God's Sake'] is a musical documentary of the 'troubles' that have held up the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of the people of the partitioned six counties of Northern Ireland for 30 years. Includes actual background audio of the BBC describing various sectarian terrorism in the British province...



World
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Here I Am/Libra Go Lucky
Naive and child-like, this classically tinged composition uses a reverse lead guitar and is laden with sections of strings and French horns. Beginning with the finger snaps, it picks up towards the middle and evokes the carefree intent of the production....



Easy Listening/Soft Rock
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Sauterne
'Sauterne' [a dry to bittersweet white wine] is perhaps the second oldest song in my catalogue. It was submitted in 1976 for a College music theory assignment to an amenably strict instructor [Williametta Spencer] who seemed to enjoy it. It is quite melancholy, yet without the urge to find a handkerchief...



Piano and Orchestra
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New Age Symphonia
Although originally a keyboard composition, typically the guitar becomes as important; and in this instance the projects full production came to be more symphonic than originally considered. It draws upon orchestral instruments including French Horn, Harp and Timpani that are incorporated within a 'New Age' production genre. Compositionally erudite and uplifting, 'New Age Symphonia' is an anthem of anticipation for our age...



Symphonic
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Marquees, Matinees and Marionettes
As the title and production suggests, this composition is an aural gift of nostalgia, and reminiscent of what a child would find entertaining. Orchestrally exciting with tympani and triangle, the puppets almost walk off on their own...



Classical
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Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts
This composition came to me as I was working on another track [currently in production] that lent itself to this transition. A part of the world that is rich in history, tradition and culture, its music perhaps being the most enriching. Got Pipes?



Celtic
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March of the Monarchical Miscellany
This composition was another of those conceived in the fertile chapter of my lengthy stay in Ireland. A Royal wedding unfolded across the Irish Sea and its aristocratic pomp and circumstance probably influenced its development. Taxi critiqued the track as follows: "...stirring, solidly executed theme...It's an excellent, stirring march, well produced and living up to it's fabulous name..."



Brass ensemble
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On Top Of a Cloud
My signature thematic statement, on lovely cumulus and preferably without shoes, it is without effort that this ethereally tranquil, atmospheric composition will summon the listener to imagine themselves On Top Of a Cloud...



Miscellaneous
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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Stripped of its production, its category or genre would have to be 'blues;' but even without the arrangement, I thought the composition was eerie and applicable to themes of fright and horror. Recorded at 63 bpm, the arrangement seeks to capture Frankenstein's gait or walking speed, while the bass guitar primarily gives it heft and force. A powerful cello arrangement with sundry trombones and brass complete the ambience of paranoia.



Rock
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Minuet In D
The horse and carriage heard in the intro to the composition not withstanding, and although not originally written for this purpose, 'Minuet in D' has been used as a musical suggestion [prelude to the ceremony] from the bride to her guests in attendance at her wedding, signaling her intention to begin the ceremony. This lovely musical transition serves to subdue and alert attendees to find their seats in preparation to the imminent custom of 'The Processional,' solemnly culminating at the altar



Classical
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Abraham Carlton Elliot
Innocent and childlike, this composition is among the oldest in my catalog. Written about 1977 on an available upright, a Steinway Grand is heard in the production's intro followed by sections of cellos, French horns, violins, percussion and harpsichord. Abraham Carlton Elliot seeks to capture the imagination and wonder of the post-toddler worldview from my vantage of about 23 years of age...



Classical
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The Processional
This regal production was written for my own wedding processional as an alternative to Wagner's 'Lohengren,' the traditional classical composition that serves the same purpose. Arranged and produced with orchestral sections of violins, violas, cellos, French horns, glockenspiel and a pipe organ once played by Mozart, make it an ideal choice for a formal wedding and especially for those looking for a unique ceremony...



Classical Romantic
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1/2/2010 5:23:32 PM
Really enjoy "Marquis, Matinees, and Marionettes." Kudos. Happy New Year...


 

       

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On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement On Blarney Music Label

STATELINE, Nev. - Dec. 10, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Gypsies of Galatia" to Irish Heritage, a compilation CD of various artists from Ameritz Music LTD, a Distributiion Partner of AudioSparx on the Blarney Music Label.

Amertiz Music LTD publishes works from a huge range of artists based around the globe covering a wide variety of genres. [They] own the publishing rights for thousands of works which receive around 50 Million streams a month.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placements by Ameritz:

"I wrote 'Gypsies of Galatia' on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for 'Pipes of Peace' were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts."

Faegre continued, "'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production, and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland."

Ameritz was founded in the backstreets of Liverpool during the mid 90's and is still as committed as ever to innovating and cultivating music for the digital music market. The Ameritz store originally opened on Smithdown Road in Liverpool supplying backing tracks on cassette tape, to singers from Liverpool and elsewhere. The company quickly expanded into many other musical genres, and developed a digital music store which pre-dated the iTunes Music Store in the UK.

Returning to the Irish Heritage compilation placement, Faegre added:

"A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production."

Now a fully digital operation [Ameritz] has "engaged fans from around the globe to now boast over 50 million streams per month [working] with hundreds of artists and labels to fully exploit their recording and publishing rights globally.

Ameritz now manages many aspects of the music industry for [their] artists, from recorded music and publishing, to large scale events and merchandise.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Gypsies of Galatia":

"The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement...The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You're impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

"Gypsies of Galatia" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/bn/artist/leland-thomas-faegre/id278090778

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X6FF5V0/ref=sr_1_1_rd?_encoding=UTF8&child=B00X6FFFQU&qid=1512838059&sr=1-1

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/





On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement With Rosenklang's GaelCeil Records

STATELINE, Nev. - Dec. 3, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Pipes Of Peace" to Irish Music Day, Volume 2; a compilation CD of various artists from Rosenklang's GaelCeil Records, a Distributiion Partner of AudioSparx.

Rosenklang, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management, works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"The music was written in a loft, on a baby grand on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe [while performing at Squaw Valley] in the week up to Christmas, 1983. Subtitled, 'For God's Sake,' 'Pipes of Peace' is a musical documentary of the 'troubles' that have held up the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of the people of the partitioned six counties of Northern Ireland for 30 years; and includes actual background audio of the BBC describing various sectarian terrorism in the British Province."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57-16IEz6pM

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Returning to "Pipes Of Peace," Faegre remembers recording the basic tracks:

"It was originally recorded in late summer 1986 at Central Recording Studios, Bower View, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland in an analogue environment in two sessions. The first session for piano, drums, bass and the BBC audio background; and for the subsequent session, I found an Uilleann piper [representing Catholicism] and a Scottish piper [representing Protestantism] for the symbolic representation of the two religious traditions heard in the track."

And the Remix?

"For the remix completed 07/06/02, I re-recorded some drum parts, added dulcimer, harp, tin whistle and church bells [for invective] which adds considerably to the dynamic. I never considered the composition in the context that it exists now, and it is my fondest hope, that the senseless civil war in Northern Ireland can have an ultimate resolution."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Pipes Of Peace":

"...most unique...The bass lines are intriguing...solidly crafted…composition, arrangement, performance and production...Peace and war are certainly tied together by the same thread, good theme here...military voice over makes the point...This is articulate and expressive...good blend of musical and lyric imagery...I thought it was wonderful how you were able to keep that pipes' drone going through all those chord changes. This piece really conjures up visuals and creates a palpable mood. Very good!"

"Pipes Of Peace" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/pipes-of-peace/312703429?i=312703716

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NBKJ5DW/ref=sr_1_1_rd?_encoding=UTF8&child=B01NCLH82G&qid=1510519059&sr=1-1

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Album Placement with Ameritz Music LTD


STATELINE, Nev. - Nov. 26, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Gypsies of Galatia" to Celtic Irish Mix, a compilation CD of various artists from Ameritz Music LTD, a Distributiion Partner of AudioSparx on the Blarney Music label.

Amertiz Music LTD publishes works from a huge range of artists based around the globe covering a wide variety of genres. [They] own the publishing rights for thousands of works which receive around 50 Million streams a month.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Ameritz Music:

"I wrote 'Gypsies of Galatia' on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for 'Pipes of Peace' were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts."

Ameritz was founded in the backstreets of Liverpool during the mid 90's and is still as committed as ever to innovating and cultivating music for the digital music market. The Ameritz store originally opened on Smithdown Road in Liverpool supplying backing tracks on cassette tape, to singers from Liverpool and elsewhere. The company quickly expanded into many other musical genres, and developed a digital music store which pre-dated the iTunes Music Store in the UK.

Faegre continued, "'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production, and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland."

Ameritz now manages many aspects of the music industry for [their] artists, from recorded music and publishing, to large scale events and merchandise.

Returning to the Celtic Irish Mix compilation placement, Faegre added:

"A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Gypsies of Galatia":

"The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement...The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You're impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

"Gypsies of Galatia" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/gypsies-of-galatia/312703429?i=312703697

https://www.amazon.com/Gypsies-of-Galatia/dp/B00X8J8OLM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1511302353&sr=8-2&keywords=leland+faegre+gypsies+of+galatia

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement With Rosenklang Label

STATELINE, Nev. - Nov. 19, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "(I'll Catch You) At the End of the Rainbow" to Rainbow-Music Tween Pop - Volume 2, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management."

Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Singer/Songwriter, Deirdre Leah Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"Written when I was not yet 13, I've known Sofia from the day she was born. By the time she was old enough to talk she was my best friend (better known as 'little sister' to her and I) always playing, dancing, singing...all the memories attributed to the song as I wrote it."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Returning to Rainbow-Music Tween Pop - Volume 2, Deirdre added:

"I had just finished my attendance at San Jose Edison Academy following my public suspension from a government charter school and my parents were already talking about relocating to Lake Tahoe. My immediate thought was that when that time came I would not be seeing much of her which inspired me to write this song."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Deirdre added, "I didn't even realize at the time how hard it would be to not see her everyday. But somehow I was able to express those feelings in my lyrics at the time. When we finally moved along so did the song. 2 to 3 years after I wrote the song, my Dad was still putting the finishing touches on the production."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Deirdre:

"...in my opinion, you are the best artist for these singer-songwriter or Classic Pop style[s]...nicely produced...Good musicianshipgreat playing...You're quite expressive...What impresses me is that you reach for vivid imagery in your lyrics...You have a cool style and sound going as well...This music is very unique and has very strong artistic identity! I like the vocal performances a lot and I also really like the orchestral flair and arrangements...The music here is great...Very accomplished, well made, beautiful in fact...You have a lovely voice and a really unique melodic/lyric sense. What a beautiful talent you are! There are many interesting things happening melodically and musically...I will be paying attention to where you go from here...The lyrics express a heartfelt sentiment. The chord progression is well-crafted, with natural transitions between sections. The mood conjured by the music is a good fit for the emotional tone of the words. The musicianship is consistently impressive, and there is lots of tasty playing here. In particular, you create some great lush textures with the string orchestration."

"(I'll Catch You) At The End Of the Rainbow" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/deirdre-leah-faegre/id414950065

https://www.amazon.com/Ill-Catch-You-End-Rainbow/dp/B004VRI1K4/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1510674791&sr=8-10&keywords=deirdre+faegre

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement With Ameritz Music LTD

STATELINE, Nev. - Nov. 13, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Gypsies of Galatia" to 50 Irish and Celtic Favourites, a compilation CD of various artists from Ameritz Music LTD, a Distributiion Partner of AudioSparx on the Blarney Music label.

Amertiz Music LTD publishes works from a huge range of artists based around the globe covering a wide variety of genres. [They] own the publishing rights for thousands of works which receive around 50 Million streams a month.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Ameritz.

"I wrote 'Gypsies of Galatia' on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for 'Pipes of Peace' were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts."

Ameritz was founded in the backstreets of Liverpool during the mid 90's and is still as committed as ever to innovating and cultivating music for the digital music market. The Ameritz store originally opened on Smithdown Road in Liverpool supplying backing tracks on cassette tape, to singers from Liverpool and elsewhere. The company quickly expanded into many other musical genres, and developed a digital music store which pre-dated the iTunes Music Store in the UK.

Faegre continued, "'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production, and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland."

Ameritz now manages many aspects of the music industry for [their] artists, from recorded music and publishing, to large scale events and merchandise.

Returning to 50 Irish and Celtic Favourites compilation placement, Faegre added:

"A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Gypsies of Galatia":

"The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement...The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You're impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

"Gypsies of Galatia" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312703429?l=en

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0767P3B72/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Additional Licensing From MediaNet's Advanced Publishing Platform

STATELINE, Nev. - Nov. 5, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of "Paris," "Serengeti Serenade" and "Together, Around the Sun,"< by MediaNet, "the most advanced on-demand audio management and publishing platform…bringing participating artists' music into the company's massive network of download kiosks in private businesses around the world."

The partnership of Songtradr, the fastest-growing, music licensing platform in the world with MediaNet, "a unique a global B2B digital music service and rights business...brings Songtradr artists' music into the company's massive network of download kiosks in private businesses around the world."

Songtradr's world class content management system arms music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from MediaNet:

"Previously licensed by Australia's Omny Studios, I wrote 'Paris' in 1975 while smitten with a girl of the same name. I remember my infatuation with her and with the composition as it came out on a baby grand piano somewhere in Southern California. And while I had an analog recording made a few years later, it wasn't until late in the 80's that I finally recorded the individual tracks in a digital format. But upon the completion of the basic tracks, no further work had been done until Michael French and I began to lay out its production in Studio B of Down to Hear studios early in June, 2001. After laying out the basic instruments, we moved to Studio A and proceeded to create new tracks including many guitar parts, both electric and acoustic which had never been recorded."

"I had always envisioned a French ambience to the production to include French language dialogue as a way of creating that certain, yet elusive 'je ne sais quoi' of France and drawing upon a trip to France in August, 1998 and overwhelmed by the countryside in the north which bore the brunt of Nazi forces, I have included portions of President Charles de Gaulle's address to the people of France, as well as a generic lovers' conversation, to suggest perhaps that all is fair in love and war, and that both should be declared.".

Faegre described the production of "Together, Around the Sun":

"Previously licensed by PlayNetwork, the Independent Filmmaker Project and Australia's Omny Studios, 'Together, Around the Sun' had only a working title until just before I went into final production, though I always had a celestial interpretation as the divining guide throughout the creative process. The 'looping' trumpet motif heard throughout the piece represents our infinite and circuitous planetary orbit as the quintessential living essence of our earthly experience. Slowly, the elegance and grandeur of its mission unfolds as cello, violin, French horn sections and various instrumental components enjoin the elliptical journey. As though comfortably seated upon the polar cap, the aural experience is an introduction to the eternal continuum of creation."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Pk8qIQIsA

"The only accurate recollection I have of this composition is that it was written late in the 80's or early in the 90's in what I have often referred to as the 'Roland Architecture Period.' The piano part came first followed by the trumpet which was written in step mode much as Peter Townsend wrote the arpeggiated and recurring motif heard on 'We Won't Get Fooled Again.' Leaving only the drums and bass parts to be written completing the original sessions' arrangement where it remained until the Spring of 2005, when I returned to where I had left the composition and to at long last complete the production."

Faegre describes the production of "Serengeti Serenade":

"Previously licensed by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund, iConcepts, Mood Media and Australia's Omny Studios, this composition was another of those that wrote itself; 'Serengeti Serenade' was composed early in 2002 on a recently purchased Triton LE and remained without an instrumental chorus until late in 2004 when I began in earnest to arrange and produce what became quite a departure from my typical compositional style."

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued, "The introduction to "Serengeti Serenade" features the Kudu [Antelope] horn often described as having French horn characteristics. The Kudu or Antelope horn is also heard at the conclusion and serves as a hook of the production; African flute, Kalimba and sundry, indigenous percussion in addition to African choral samples build ever so gradually during the bridge or 'middle eight.'"

Faegre added, "MediaNet's independent programmatic advertising service firm was created to prepare those that partner with them for the challenges and opportunities of a digital-first world. We could not be happier to be a partner."

Michael Kruk and Nick Vince, Directors of the United Kingdom's Platinum Music, describe Faegre:

"...congratulations once again on your compositions. We are proud of the high standard we have set for the acceptance of pieces and look forward to the prospect of working alongside composers such as yourself who share our emphasis on quality."

"Paris," "Serengeti Serenade" and "Together, Around the Sun" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/leland-thomas-faegre/id278090778

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=leland+faegre

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement with South Korea's Wantreez Music

STATELINE, Nev. - Oct. 30, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "In My Eyes" to Pleasand Pop Music, a compilation CD from various artists by Wantreez Music, "a South Korean commercial radio broadcasting service for businesses and the developer of Rhymeduck, a corporate and franchise partner for music products. Rhymeduck provides brand marketing services that specialize in cost reduction.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer Deirdre Leah Faegre was delighted with the placement by Wantreez Music:

"Placed in a short film entitled, 'Indian Hill,' my recorded heartbeat from a sonogram is heard in the intro as my arranger-producer dad wanted to convey the very special interest he had in my arrival even half-way through gestation by recording my heart with a handheld cassette recorder in a physicians office."

"With the first piano motif begins a 'dialogue' with my dad [on the outside] with his piano part answering. A 'conversation' develops between us in this way until the moment of birth itself as the production gives way to cellos, cymbal dynamics and a French horn section that enjoin the piano representing the 'trauma' of emerging from the womb and its resolution which quickly follows."

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1347346/

"At this point, a pop ensemble of drums, bass, guitars and two sections of violins displaying the bowing techniques of spiccato and pizzicato accompany the lyrical verses and choruses of the song structure until the bridge, where backwards lead guitar dynamically punctuate the lyrical lament."

Established in 2011, South Korean startup Wantreez Music partnered with the most popular music identification application company, Shazam, in August, 2016. According to the Korea Times:

"South Korean startup Wantreez Music inked a partnership to get big data from the most popular music identification app company, Shazam…Wantreez Music will receive a huge amount of Shazam's global user search data categorized by region and genre."

"Through the deal, Wantreez Music will receive an average of 20 million user queries a day, which the firm said will help its service of helping stores select music to play. In addition, the firm hopes that K-pop will take a firm root abroad as it will be able to export customized Korean songs after confirming their popularity by region."

"I am delighted about our partnership with the world's most popular music identification service provider Shazam," Wantreez Music CEO Noh Jong-chan said. "Through this, we will be able to hear the same background music in stores here that's played in a Michelin star restaurant in New York or a luxury brand store in London. It offers a good opportunity for clients who wish to increase sales through music marketing."

Shazam's APAC manager, Jonathan Lee, said, "We are excited to be partnering with Wantreez Music within the Asia region to provide them with access to the top trending songs from around the globe. With over 700 million global users we generate over 20 million requests every day and from this data we can provide unique and detailed insights into the most popular songs across multiple genres and regions globally. By providing access to our comprehensive data and analysis, Wantreez will be able to make better and more informed decisions on their musical selections for the stores and businesses that they serve."

"I view this as a very desirable case of cooperation that goes beyond borders, where international big data skills and materials are used domestically," said Prof. Lee Min-hye at Winchester University. "Wantreez Music can use the opportunity to advance into the music service industry overseas."

"Through continuing to cooperate with Shazam, Wantreez Music plans to add value to the data accumulated over time, the company said."

Returning to the Wantreez Music compilation placement, Deirdre added:

"The chorus returns which gives way to a free-style section of production evocative of the psychedelia of the late '60's with tamboura, dulcimer, McCartneyesque bass guitar part and an 'I Am The Walrus' cello section which sets up the outro with a IV of IV chord transition to the song's conclusion."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, variously describes "In My Eyes":

"Another beautiful song! A strong lyric theme...in my opinion, you are the best artist for these singer-songwriter or Classic Pop style[s]...This song has so many great elements. Fantastic catchy hook with beautiful lyrics and great musical ideas...very strong vocals...nicely produced...intro is really cool. Good musicianshipgreat playing...You're quite expressive...I do hear the influence of the Beatles in both your music and writing...What impresses me is that you reach for vivid imagery in your lyrics...You have a cool style and sound going as well...This music is very unique and has very strong artistic identity! I like the vocal performances a lot and I also really like the orchestral flair and arrangements...This music has an "Indie Pop" quality and also a "retro Pop" quality, but the voice keeps it sounding more fresh...and I certainly hear a potent artist emerging here...The music here is great...Very accomplished, well made, beautiful in fact...You have a lovely voice and a really unique melodic/lyric sense. What a beautiful talent you are! There are many interesting things happening melodically and musically...I will be paying attention to where you go from here...The lyrics express a heartfelt sentiment. Great job giving the chorus a sense of release and a dynamic shift in gears. The chord progression is well-crafted, with natural transitions between sections. The mood conjured by the music is a good fit for the emotional tone of the words. The musicianship is consistently impressive, and there is lots of tasty playing here. In particular, you create some great lush textures with the string orchestration."

"In My Eyes" is available from Amazon and other fine stores:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07343L943/ref=sr_1_1_rd?_encod...>

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Album Placement with Rosenklang Records

STATELINE, Nev. - Oct. 23, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Gypsies Of Galatia" to Irish Music Day, Vol. 5, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang on GaelCeil Records, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"I wrote 'Gypsies of Galatia' on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for 'Pipes of Peace' were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts."

Faegre continued, "'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Returning to the Irish Music Day, Vol. 5, Faegre added:

"A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Gypsies of Galatia":

"The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement...The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You're impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

"Gypsies of Galatia" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N1S8OG8/ref=sr_1_2_rd?_encod...>

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement with Rosenklang Records

STATELINE, Nev. - Oct. 17, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Abraham Carlton Elliot" to Classical Music of the 21st Century - Vol. 6, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"Written on the occasion of his fifth birthday, Abraham Carlton Elliot" was witness to its inception and likely unaware of how easy was its creation and how enduring of a memory it has remained. Digitally recorded in the late '80's, and perhaps, ultimately the fastest production of all my work."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Returning to Classical Music of the 21st Century - Vol. 6, Faegre added:

"Innocent and childlike, this composition is among the oldest in my catalog. Written about 1977 on an available upright, a Steinway Grand is heard in the production's intro followed by sections of cellos, French horns, violins, percussion and harpsichord. "Abraham Carlton Elliot" seeks to capture the imagination and wonder of the post-toddler worldview from my vantage of about 23 years of age."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"Abraham Carlton Elliot" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/Abraham-Carlton-Elliot/dp/B00553QD...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/





On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement On Rosenklang's GaelCeil Records

STATELINE, Nev. - Oct. 9, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Gypsies Of Galatia" to Irish Rhythms, Vol. 3, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang on GaelCeil Records, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"I wrote 'Gypsies of Galatia' on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for 'Pipes of Peace' were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Faegre continued, "'Gypsies of Galatia' developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Returning to Irish Rhythms, Vol. 3, Faegre added:

"A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Gypsies of Galatia":

"The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement...The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You're impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator...This work does a great job of creating the illusion of a huge group of musicians, although I suspect it may be only you doing everything. You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

"Gypsies of Galatia" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N7II7T4/ref=sr_1_2_rd?_encod...>

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing Agreement with PlayNetwork

STATELINE, Nev. - Oct. 3, 2017 - PRLog - On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of "Ottoman Odyssey" and "Together, Around The Sun," by PlayNetwork, a "global consumer engagement company providing creative strategy, original and curated content, distribution platforms, and consumer insights - all under one roof...Experiences that engage consumers around the globe, connecting them with brands through emotional content."

The partnership of Songtradr, the fastest-growing, music licensing platform in the world with PlayNetwork, helping "brands use music, content, and technology to engage customers in-store and beyond [with] entertainment media (music, video, and other content formats) is a powerful brand component that adds what other things can't: emotion. Injecting emotion into a customer experience – from campaign, to store environments, to web, to mobile – enhances the feeling and connection consumers have with a brand, and gives them reason to engage."

Songtradr's world class content management system arms music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from PlayNetwork:

"Licensed previously for the television documentary, "Cisr-I Enbubi'Den Tüp Geçit'E" by the Turkish Historical Society,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Efyktl0vec


'Ottoman Odyssey' is an arrangement derived from an earlier production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation. The 'world music fusion' that resulted from the additional production incorporates instrumentation from the Arabian Peninsula that includes: Dumbek, Oud, Turkish Ney, Doudouk and sundry ethnic percussion with drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and viola sections."

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued:

"'Together, Around the Sun' had only a working title until just before I went into final production, though I always had a celestial interpretation as the divining guide throughout the creative process. The trumpet motif heard throughout the piece represents our infinite and circuitous planetary orbit as the quintessential living essence of our earthly experience. Slowly, the elegance and grandeur of its mission unfolds as cello, violin, French horn sections and various instrumental components enjoin the elliptical journey. As though comfortably seated upon the polar cap, the aural experience is an introduction to the eternal continuum of creation."

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Pk8qIQIsA

"The only accurate recollection I have of this composition is that it was written late in the 80's or early in the 90's in what I have often referred to as the 'Roland Architecture Period.' The piano part came first followed by the trumpet which was written in step mode much as Peter Townsend wrote the arpeggiated and recurring motif heard on 'We Won't Get Fooled Again.' Leaving only the drums and bass parts to be written completing the original sessions' arrangement where it remained until the Spring of 2005, when I returned to where I had left the composition and to at long last complete the production."

Songtradr will collect and distribute fees to participating artists based on their respective shares of usage and net subscriber fees in connection with the service to participating artists on a quarterly basis.

By combining creative strategy and branded media with audio/visual systems and digital platforms, PlayNetwork delivers customer experiences that emotionally connect with audiences in-store, on device, through the web, and at events. PlayNetwork partner(s) with over 450 brands operating 110,000 locations in 125 countries, our work reaching more than 100 million people every day.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"Ottoman Odyssey" and "Together, Around The Sun" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312703429?l=en

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/130-0471309-1629330?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=leland+faegre+together%2C+around+the+sun

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement with Germany's Rosenklang

STATELINE, Nev. - Sept. 25, 2017 - PRLog - On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "A Time For Us" to Classical Music of the 21st Century - Vol. 1, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"Aficionados of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) will likely recognize this track for his influence. Written late in the 80's, it was a labor of love arranging orchestral instruments to the basic piano. Part of my 'Wedding Suite,' a romantic suite of music specifically tailored for an individual, customized ceremony."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Returning to Classical Music of the 21st Century - Vol. 1, Faegre added:

"Recently married and having purchased my first midi components, I composed tirelessly and with considerable determination. The result was "A Time For Us" and a catalogue of material that is still in production."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "A Time For Us":

"This is lovely. It reminds me of Morricone and that's very high praise. Well recorded...The writing and arranging here are superb overall. My compliments!"

"A Time For Us" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placements With Ameritz Music LTD

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Pipes Of Peace" to Traditional Irish-Celtic Music, Irish and Celtic Favourites, Irish-Celtic Relaxation, Dance With Irish Music, Irish Dancing Collection, Irish and Celtic Celebration, Essential Irish-Celtic Playlist, 50 Irish Dancing Favourites and Music Of the Celts; compilation CD's of various artists from Ameritz Music LTD, a Distributiion Partner of AudioSparx on the Blarney Music Label.

Amertiz Music LTD publishes works from a huge range of artists based around the globe covering a wide variety of genres. [They] own the publishing rights for thousands of works which receive around 50 Million streams a month.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placements by Ameritz:

"The music was written in a loft, on a baby grand on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe [While performing at Squaw Valley] in the week up to Christmas, 1983.
Subtitled 'For God's Sake,' 'Pipes Of Peace' is a musical documentary of the 'troubles' that have held up the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of the people of the partitioned six counties of Northern Ireland for 30 years; and includes actual background audio of the BBC describing various sectarian terrorism in the British province."

Ameritz was founded in the backstreets of Liverpool during the mid 90's and is still as committed as ever to innovating and cultivating music for the digital music market. The Ameritz store originally opened on Smithdown Road in Liverpool supplying backing tracks on cassette tape, to singers from Liverpool and elsewhere. The company quickly expanded into many other musical genres, and developed a digital music store which pre-dated the iTunes Music Store in the UK.

Returning to "Pipes Of Peace," Faegre remembers recording the basic tracks:

"It was originally recorded in late summer 1986 at Central Recording Studios, Bower View, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland in an analogue environment in two sessions. The first session for piano, drums, bass and the BBC audio background; and for the subsequent session, I found an Uilleann piper [representing Catholicism] and a Scottish piper [representing Protestantism] for the symbolic representation of the two religious traditions heard in the track."

And the Remix?

"For the remix completed 07/06/02, I re-recorded some drum parts, added dulcimer, harp, tin whistle and church bells [for invective] which adds considerably to the dynamic. I never considered the composition in the context that it exists now, and it is my fondest hope, that the senseless civil war in Northern Ireland can have an ultimate resolution."

Now a fully digital operation [Ameritz] has "engaged fans from around the globe to now boast over 50 million streams per month [working] with hundreds of artists and labels to fully exploit their recording and publishing rights globally.

Ameritz now manages many aspects of the music industry for [their] artists, from recorded music and publishing, to large scale events and merchandise.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Pipes Of Peace":

"...most unique...The bass lines are intriguing...solidly crafted…composition, arrangement, performance and production...Peace and war are certainly tied together by the same thread, good theme here...military voice over makes the point...This is articulate and expressive...good blend of musical and lyric imagery...I thought it was wonderful how you were able to keep that pipes' drone going through all those chord changes. This piece really conjures up visuals and creates a palpable mood. Very good!"

"Pipes Of Peace" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces "Serengeti Serenade" Placements With Rosenklang

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of of its soundscaped, African-themed soundscape, "Serengeti Serenade" to Africa - Romantic Music; and Music For Kwanza, Volume II; compilation CD's of various artists by Germany's Rosenklang, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placements by Rosenklang:

"Although this composition was another of those that wrote itself, "Serengeti Serenade" was composed early in 2002 on a recently purchased Triton LE and remained without an instrumental chorus until late in 2004 when I began in earnest, to arrange and produce what became quite a departure from my typical compositional style."

Faegre further describes the arrangement:

"The introduction to 'Serengeti Serenade' features the Kudu [Antelope] horn described as having French horn characteristics. The Kudu or Antelope horn is also heard at the conclusion and is a hook of the production; African flute, Kalimba and various sundry percussion in addition to African choral samples build ever so gradually during the bridge or 'middle eight.'"

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Returning to Africa - Romantic Music and Music For Kwanza, Volume II, Faegre added:

"On the Korg Triton LE, there is a patch described as 'Song of Africa' that served as the inspiration for this work. It is not unusual for pre-set patches to be quite enough to evoke a creative response and the Triton very much lived up to its reputation. Though I have never visited the Serengeti, I believe this ambient soundscape encapsulates the African environment of the 'Dark Continent.' Close your eyes and enjoy the Serengeti."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

"Serengeti Serenade" was previously licensed by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund, iConcepts, Mood Media and MediaNet.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Serengeti Serenade":

"You did a really good job of creating an impression of the Serengeti. I thought your chordal and melodic choices were good and the sounds were excellent...
your work is quite unique…I am always impressed with your talent and ability to generate interesting and authentic sounds and unusual and engaging arrangements...strong melodically and the arrangement did a good job of keeping it moving and building. Very good production and musicianship...A good piece of music, well recorded. Good performances...an ethnic approach to rock-influenced new age/meditation music; the ethnic component leaves a predominant impression...interesting, ethno-rock new age piece...You very well may be a "musical maverick" from my interpretation of your biography. I appreciate how the piece feels bright and uplifting - particularly when the Ethnic sounding, choir-like voices enter...You're impressively all over the map as a composer. These pieces certainly demonstrate a wide stylistic range..."


"Serengeti Serenade" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Agreement with Independent Filmmaker Project

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the submissions of "Together, Around the Sun," "Through a Rainbow," "Serengeti Serenade," "March of the Monarchical Miscellany," "The Processional," "Pathetique," "New Age Symphonia," "On Top Of a Cloud" and "Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts" to the Independent Filmmaker Project, which "champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution."

Songtradr has partnered with IFP, the Independent Filmmaker Project to provide a music resource to their huge network of filmmakers. Songtradr's world class content management system equips music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process. Helping filmmakers to navigate the industry, the Independent Filmmaker Project develop new audiences and encourage close interaction between all IFP participants.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from Songtradr:

"Although these compositions have been catalogued by publishers from around the world previously, Songtradr's partnership with the Independent Filmmaker Project, promotes the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution. IFP is a very prestigious partnership that flatters our creative, international catalog of diverse, elegant and world genres of music," Faegre said.

IFP fosters a vibrant and sustainable independent storytelling community, represents a growing network of 10,000 storytellers around the world and plays a key role in developing 350 new feature and documentary works each year.

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued, "Pathetique" was previously placed in "Inside the Moon Bear Rescue Centre, China," by The Animals Asia Foundation, [a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of the Asiatic Black Bear] and MediaNet; "Serengeti Serenade" was licensed by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund, iConcepts, Mood Media and MediaNet; "Through a Rainbow" by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Mood Media and Australia's Omny Studios; On Top Of a Cloud, my signature composition has been licensed by Mood Media and Australia's Omny Studios; "New Age Symphonia" by MediaNet and Mood Media and "Together, Around the Sun" by Australia's Omny Studios; but "March of the Monarchical Miscellany," and "Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts" have not previously been licensed."

During its 35-year history, the Independent Filmmaker Project has supported over 8,000 projects and offered resources to more than 20,000 filmmakers, including Debra Granik, Miranda July, Michael Moore, Dee Rees, and Benh Zeitlin.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"On Top Of a Cloud," "Pathetique," "Serengeti Serenade," "Through a Rainbow," "Together, Around the Sun," "New Age Symphonia," "The Processional," "March of the Monarchical Miscellany" and "Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s?rh=i%3Adigital-music%2Ck%3Alelan...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placements with Ecstasy Records

STATELINE, Nev. - Aug. 28, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placements of "After You" to Avant-Garde/Symphonic Rock - Best of, Volume 7; "Novus Ordo Seclorum" to Avant-Garde/Symphonic Rock - Best of, Volume 5; "Ottoman Odyssey" to Little Arabia - Exotic Belly Dance From India and "Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor" to Latin Dance Factory: Salsacompilation CD's from various artists by Rosenklang on Ecstasy Records, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placements by Rosenklang:

"'After You' is an imaginative spy themed, sweaty-palmed swashbuckling rocker which is evocatively suggestive of various thematic opportunities for film or television. It was mixed with an orchestra lay-out in mind, with tympani to the left, strings to the front, and brass behind etc. Flamenco guitar, castanets, tamboura, sitar, horns, sizzling electric guitars and a reversed cymbal crash [sounding like a knife being sharpened] characterize this dramatic tension-tinged track. After You, I insist..."

Faegre was anxious to provide background on the production:

"There is a patch on the Roland D-50 by the name of 'Breathy Chiffer' that was the inspiration for this composition. It came to me during a seminal period in the late 80's, and I knew that when I finished the original digital tracks, that the production would be tedious and experimental. Over 48 tracks later, 'After You' was almost five months in production."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Avant-Garde/Symphonic Rock - Best of, Volume 5 includes the ominous, "Novus Ordo Seclorum." Faegre recalls how the track came together:

"I seem to remember writing this as a more serious composition in response to Paul McCartney's '1985' from his 'Band on the Run' album. Although written several years after 'Band on the Run' was released, I quite liked his take on an Orwellian theme. This came to me as a piano track, although I knew that electric guitars would ultimately become a big part of the production."

Faegre resumed the narrative:

"Subtitled, The Orwellian Overture [the translation from Latin meaning 'new order of the ages'], the production for Novus Ordo Seclorum was necessarily experimental and subject to much trial and error in the course of three months and 56 tracks. Its mood seeks to reflect a serious interpretation of our post 9/11 world and the threat from an increasingly Leviathan, nanny-state encroachment upon our civil liberties; in addition to the obvious external threat of terror. Your papers please!"

Little Arabia - Exotic Belly Dance From India includes Faegre's regionally-themed, Ottoman Odyssey. Faegre remembers the production:

"Subtitled, 'Phantasmagoria,' 'Ottoman Odyssey,'is an arrangement derived from an earlier production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation. The 'world music fusion' that resulted from the additional production incorporates instrumentation from the Arabian Peninsula that includes: Dumbek, Oud, Turkish Ney, Doudouk and sundry ethnic percussion with drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and viola sections."

Faegre chronicled the process:

"This composition was penned late in 2004 at the suggestion of Danney Alkana of 'Bonanza Music.' An industry listing had beckoned for music to CSI [a program I have never seen] and I had absolutely nothing to contribute. Over the next couple of days I arranged a track that was not picked up but nonetheless might have future potential. I took the track into Patrick Collins at 'Collinator Studios' where we 'finished' the basic tracks. And there it sat until July of 2008, when I reconsidered the original arrangement in my new studio, 'On Top Of a Cloud' in Lake Tahoe."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Found on Latin Dance Factory: Salsa, Faegre recounts the challenge of his Latin-themed, "Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor":

"I had only the vaguest of an outline as I began this work. Challenged by the genre, arrangement and production itself, I answered the call from Janet Fisher for a "HOT, uptempo, (authentic) Salsa, Bossa Nova and "Rio" type of instrumental music," and it became a labor of love with the percussion parts taking up most of the studio time. Working in the 'live room' at 'Down to Hear Productions' I recorded the Flamenco parts and then went immediately to Collinator Studios to lay down the electric guitar parts, finishing the production the following day. It was an exhaustive and very quick deadline. Would you like chips with this?"

Faegre characterized the arrangement as complex:

"Conceived in a 3/4 time signature, the syncopation nonetheless makes it feel more like 4/4. The basic introductory motif is stylistically salsa, with Flamenco guitar, timbales and guero, maracas, bongos and congas, cowbell and various sundry percussion. I added a trumpet section, Santanaesque lead guitar, drums and bass guitar and ihay caramba! Muy muy caliente..."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"After You," "Novus Ordo Seclorum," "Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor" and "Ottoman Odyssey" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%...+

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placements With Raindayz

STATELINE, Nev. - Aug. 20, 2017 - PRLog On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Paris" and "New Age Symphonia" to Rain Melody, Volume 2; On Top Of a Cloud to Rain Melody, Volume 1 and 4; and "Through a Rainbow" to Rain Melody Volume 1 and 2; compilation CD's from various artists by Rosenklang on Raindayz, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placements by Rosenklang:

"Parlez-vous Francais? Suggested by a girl of the same name, I wrote "Paris" in 1975 and I remember my infatuation with her and with the composition as it came out on a baby grand somewhere in Southern California; and while I had an analog recording made a few years later, it wasn't until late in the 80's that I finally recorded the individual tracks in a digital format. But upon the completion of the basic tracks, no further work had been done until Michael French and I began to lay out its production in Studio B early in June, 2001."

Faegre was anxious to provide more detail on the production:

"After laying out the basic instruments, we moved to Studio A and proceeded to create new tracks including many guitar parts, both electric and acoustic which had never been recorded. I had always envisioned a French ambience to the production to include French language dialogue as a way of creating that certain, yet elusive, 'je ne sais quoi' of France."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Returning to Rain Melody, Volume 2 from Rosenklang, Faegre recalls how "New Age Symphonia" came together:

"On a splendid Spring Saturday in 1994, drummer and good friend Dan Titus and I produced and recorded this rather infectious track developed around a patch on the Roland D-50 called Landsat. I remember the day very well because on my way to his studio a new release [The Division Bell] by Pink Floyd was playing on the radio and the year's new perennial grass was on display as the Vernal sun glistened upon, and the wind attempted to blow over, its natural blade green carpet. Dan added drums and timpani and the entire track came together in a few hours. But it was not until October of 2002 that I began a serious production that I thought could be accomplished in about six weeks. Lamentably, it was not completed [due to other working tracks and studio upgrades] until June 14, 2003. Not unlike a photograph, "New Age Symphonia" captures an episode of my musical history."

Faegre provided more detail of the production::

"Although originally a keyboard composition, typically the guitar becomes as important; and in this instance the projects full production came to be more symphonic than originally considered. It draws upon orchestral instruments including French Horn, Harp and Timpani that are incorporated within a 'New Age' production genre. Compositionally erudite and uplifting, "New Age Symphonia" is an anthem of anticipation for our age."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Rain Melody, Volumes 1 and 4 compilation placements include "On Top Of a Cloud." Faegre describes the composition and production:

"Written on an old upright at Big Bear Lake, California early in 1987, the character of most pianos often contributes enormously to the composition and this was no exception. Although damaged by water shortly thereafter and the property of a dear friend, I hope one day to have it in my studio. My signature thematic statement; on lovely cumulus and preferably without shoes, it is without effort that this ethereally tranquil, atmospheric composition will summon the listener to imagine themselves On Top Of a Cloud."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Returning to Rain Melody Volume 1 and 2, Faegre describes "Through a Rainbow":

"Previously licensed by the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Florence, Italy, a "transformed historic treasure in Florence," "Through a Rainbow" engages the listener to imagine its beauty as though one was witnessing its splendor for its naturally brief, yet spectacular duration. Aurally as delightful as a rainbow arrests our vision, so too does the production of this composition. Choir, cello, viola, violin and French horn sections adorn this evocatively impressionistic arrangement, which also includes a 'thunderstorm,' drums, fretless bass and harp."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"Paris," "New Age Symphonia," "On Top Of a Cloud" and "Through a Rainbow" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/





On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement with Germany's Rosenklang

STATELINE, Nev. - Aug. 13, 2017 On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of "Through a Rainbow" to Rain Melody, Volume 1, a compilation CD from various artists by Rosenklang on Raindayz, "a well-established label and music management company with over fifteen years of experience in the field of music marketing and management." Rosenklang partners include Universal, Sony and Warner Music.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Rosenklang:

"Previously licensed by the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Florence, Italy, a "transformed historic treasure in Florence," "Through a Rainbow" engages the listener to imagine its beauty as though one was witnessing its splendor for its naturally brief, yet spectacular duration. Aurally as delightful as a rainbow arrests our vision, so too does the production of this composition. Choir, cello, viola, violin and French horn sections adorn this evocatively impressionistic arrangement, which also includes a 'thunderstorm,' drums, fretless bass and harp."

Rosenklang "works with artists, and partners [with] record companies distributing CDs both physically and digitally with its sales, concert and tour promoters, booking agencies and sound studios partners."

Offering "complete management from the development of the artists, to the continuous support and advice," Rosenklang promotes "marketing measures, bookings, equipment, TV shows, technology, recordings, and CD distribution."

Rosenklang's music titles are found on all of today's important sales and streaming platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. and thus available worldwide.

Returning to the Rain Melody, Volume 1 compilation placement from Rosenklang, Faegre added:

"Written late in the original 'Roland architecture' period that for me concluded around 1991, it was 'lost' probably as the result of a corrupted floppy and had to be re-recorded early in 2002. Fortunately, I had a cassette version of the track and was able to refer to it for every detail that I could not recall. Returning from Studio 'A' one Saturday in early Spring 2003 I had the good fortune of actually going through a rainbow that straddled California's 210 freeway as I drove home in late afternoon. It was a remarkably beautiful event as they always are, but for me the event became the obvious title of this very bucolic composition."

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes "Through a Rainbow":

"Through a Rainbow is really pretty and haunting…Very pretty choral sound and melody..This has good sectional contrast, dynamic shifts...your work is very professional and has a lot of impact emotionally…well scored strings...good use of layering...well crafted arrangements and solid musicianship...I'm especially impressed by [Through a Rainbow]..."

"Through a Rainbow" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/Through-a-Rainbow/dp/B01MRA3PSK/re...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/

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On Top Of a Cloud Announces Compilation Placement with South Korea’s Wantreez Music



STATELINE, Nev. - Aug 08, 2017 - On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the placement of “Gypsies of Galatia” to Europe Trip, a compilation CD from various artists by Wantreez Music, “a South Korean commercial radio broadcasting service for businesses and the developer of Rhymeduck, a corporate and franchise partner for music products. Rhymeduck provides brand marketing services that specialize in cost reduction.

On Top Of a Cloud, Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the placement by Wantreez Music:

“I wrote ‘Gypsies of Galatia’ on a Kawaii K3 while living in Ireland in 1986-87. For the most part unknown as the historical origin of Celtic culture, Galatia 278-25 BCE came into existence when the territory was given to the two groups of Gauls by King Nicomedes I of Bithynia. It was perhaps my most prolific period [initial tracks for ‘Pipes of Peace,’ were recorded there] being immersed in the environment of Celtic culture and imagery. But it was not until Christmas Eve 1989 that I first digitally recorded the basic tracks which have changed very little from their original parts.”

Faegre continued, “‘Gypsies of Galatia’ developed along the harmonic structure of the introduction of the track. The I vi ii IV chord pattern established in the introduction creates the architecture for the production, and the instrumentation was selected to reflect the cultural imagery of gypsies that I had witnessed while living in Ireland.”

Established in 2011, South Korean startup Wantreez Music partnered with the most popular music identification application company, Shazam, in August, 2016. According to the Korea Times:

“Korean startup Wantreez Music inked a partnership to get big data from the most popular music identification app company, Shazam…Wantreez Music will receive a huge amount of Shazam’s global user search data categorized by region and genre.”

“Through the deal, Wantreez Music will receive an average of 20 million user queries a day, which the firm said will help its service of helping stores select music to play. In addition, the firm hopes that K-pop will take a firm root abroad as it will be able to export customized Korean songs after confirming their popularity by region.”

“I am delighted about our partnership with the world’s most popular music identification service provider Shazam,” Wantreez Music CEO Noh Jong-chan said. “Through this, we will be able to hear the same background music in stores here that’s played in a Michelin star restaurant in New York or a luxury brand store in London. It offers a good opportunity for clients who wish to increase sales through music marketing.”

Shazam’s APAC manager, Jonathan Lee, said, “We are excited to be partnering with Wantreez Music within the Asia region to provide them with access to the top trending songs from around the globe. With over 700 million global users we generate over 20 million requests every day and from this data we can provide unique and detailed insights into the most popular songs across multiple genres and regions globally. By providing access to our comprehensive data and analysis, Wantreez will be able to make better and more informed decisions on their musical selections for the stores and businesses that they serve.”

“I view this as a very desirable case of cooperation that goes beyond borders, where international big data skills and materials are used domestically,” said Prof. Lee Min-hye at Winchester University. “Wantreez Music can use the opportunity to advance into the music service industry overseas.”

“Through continuing to cooperate with Shazam, Wantreez Music plans to add value to the data accumulated over time, the company said.”

Returning to the Wantreez Music compilation placement, Faegre added:

“A modal motif [played by a lap dulcimer and uilleann pipe] provides a platform that made possible a confluence of instruments that also includes medieval or Praetorius bagpipe [named after the 16th century German musicologist, Michael Praetorius], bodhran, castanets, hurdy gurdy and tambourine to musically illustrate the nomadic nature of Galatian tribal history. Violas, Violins, low whistle, drums and bass complete the palette of this production.”

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes “Gypsies of Galatia”:

“The orchestral feel and form of this track brings lots of depth and fullness to the arrangement…The soundscapes are lush and crafted very nicely. The overall tone and texture is very cinematic…You’re impressively all over the map as a composer…You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator.”

“Gypsies of Galatia” is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312…

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07333GXB1/ref=sr_1_1_rd?_encod…>

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing Agreement With MediaNet


STATELINE, Nev. - Aug 01, 2017 - On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of “Ottoman Odyssey” and “Though a Rainbow,” by MediaNet, “the most advanced on-demand audio management and publishing platform…bringing participating artists’ music into the company’s massive network of download kiosks in private businesses around the world.”

The partnership of Songtradr, the fastest-growing, music licensing platform in the world with MediaNet, “a unique a global B2B digital music service and rights business…brings Songtradr artists’ music into the company’s massive network of download kiosks in private businesses around the world.”

Songtradr’s world class content management system arms music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process.

On Top Of a Cloud, Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from Songtradr:

“Licensed previously for the television documentary, “Cisr-I Enbubi’Den Tüp Geçit’E” by the Turkish Historical Society,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Efyktl0vec

“Ottoman Odyssey” is an arrangement derived from an earlier production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation. The ‘world music fusion’ that resulted from the additional production incorporates instrumentation from the Arabian Peninsula that includes: Dumbek, Oud, Turkish Ney, Doudouk and sundry ethnic percussion with drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and viola sections.”

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr’s proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world’s best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued, “Previously licensed by the Four Seasons, Florence, Italy, a “transformed historic treasure in Florence,” “Through a Rainbow” engages the listener to imagine its beauty as though one was witnessing its splendor for its naturally brief, yet spectacular duration. Aurally as delightful as a rainbow arrests our vision, so too does the production of this composition. Choir, cello, viola, violin and French horn sections adorn this evocatively impressionistic arrangement, which also includes a ‘thunderstorm,’ drums, fretless bass and harp.”

Songtradr will collect and distribute fees to participating artists based on their respective shares of usage and net subscriber fees in connection with the service to participating artists on a quarterly basis.

Faegre added, “MediaNet’s independent programmatic advertising service firm was created to prepare those that partner with them for the challenges and opportunities of a digital-first world. We could not be happier to be a partner.”

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

“…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities.

“Ottoman Odyssey” and “Through a Rainbow” are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312…

https://www.amazon.com/Top-Cloud-Leland-Thomas-Faegre/dp/B0027R4ZTG/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1501540861&sr=1-1-mp3-albums-bar-strip-0&keywords=Leland+Thomas+Faegre

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/




On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing Agreement with Mood Media

STATELINE, Nev. - July 25, 2017 On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of "On Top Of a Cloud," "Pathetique," 'Serengeti Serenade" and "Through a Rainbow" by Mood Media, "the global leader in elevating Customer Experiences" consisting of "Music experts, digital artists, professional branding consultants and client service champions…backed by a global service network of certified technicians."

The partnership of Songtradr, "the fastest growing, music licensing platform in the world with Mood Media, "the largest overhead music provider in the world" creates "a steady stream of the latest indie music from artists around the globe into brick and mortar environments across the United States."

Songtradr's world class content management system arms music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process.

Songtradr will serve as a provider to Mood Media, supplying them with curated content, combining "sight, sound, scent, social mobile technology and systems solutions to create greater emotional connections between brands and consumers – both on premise and beyond.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from Songtradr:

"Although these compositions have been catalogued by publishers from around the world previously, Songtradr's partnership with Mood Media, the largest overhead music provider in the world, is a very prestigious partnership that flatters our creative, international catalog of diverse, elegant genres of music, said Faegre.

Mood Media solutions reach more than 150 million consumers each day through more than 500,000 subscriber locations in 100+ countries around the globe.

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued, "Pathetique" was placed in "Inside the Moon Bear Rescue Centre, China," by The Animals Asia Foundation, [a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of the Asiatic Black Bear], "Serengeti Serenade" was licensed by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund and iConcepts, "Through a Rainbow" by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, but On Top Of a Cloud, my signature composition had not previously been licensed.

Taxi, an independent artist and repertoire (A&R) firm that acts as a casting agent to the labels and Hollywood studios, describes Faegre:

"…his composition, arrangement, and production skills are so vast that supervisors will view each piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

"On Top Of a Cloud,""Pathetique," "Serengeti Serenade" and "Through a Rainbow are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/s?rh=i%3Adigital-music%2Ck%3Alelan...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a KTHO Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing Agreement with Australia's Omny

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of 6 compositions from its catalog of instrumental themes by Omny Studios, an "all-in-one audio management solution that helps podcasters and radio stations grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize.

The partnership of Songtradr, “the fastest-growing, music licensing platform in the world” with Omny, “the most advanced on-demand audio management and publishing platform,” enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners and provides “a unique opportunity for users to participate in a paid sub____________________________________s_c_r_i_p_tion music offering with a rapidly growing podcast platform called Omny Studios with a selection of curated music for its customers.”

Songtradr's world class content management system arms music makers with a comprehensive set of tools and services to professionally manage their careers, while [their] automated marketplace and talented music supervisors streamline the music discovery and licensing process.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from Songtradr:

"Although these compositions have been catalogued by publishers from around the world previously, Australia's Omny Studios brings a Global prestige to their elegant quality and appropriate media placement, Faegre said."

Songtradr is a platform of musicians, thinkers, builders, coders, business professional and artist advocates with a simple mission; to revolutionize the process of exchanging music rights and provide unparalleled value for the creative classes.

Faegre continued, "Serengeti Serenade," "Paris," "On Top Of a Cloud," "Ottoman Odyssey," "Novus Ordo Seclorum" and "Together, Around the Sun" feature unique, aural characteristics for professional usage that Omny professionals clearly understand."

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

This unique, Songtradr opportunity allows for the licensing of music directly to 1000's of podcasters and broadcasters around the world. The opportunity allows paying subscribers of the podcast platform to also subscribe to a curated music offering through Songtradr.

Songtradr will collect and distribute fees to participating artists based on their respective shares of usage and net subscriber fees in connection with the service to participating artists on a quarterly basis.

Faegre added, "These extraordinary tracks from our catalog will find appropriate placement through Australia's Omny Studios that provides a complete audio management solution for radio stations and podcasters from around the world."

"Serengeti Serenade," "Paris," "On Top Of a Cloud," "Ottoman Odyssey," "Novus Ordo Seclorum" and "Together, Around the Sun" are available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/on-top-of-a-cloud/id312...

https://www.amazon.com/Top-Cloud-Leland-Thomas-Faegre/dp/...

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing of "Serengeti Serenade" to the African Continent

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of its soundscaped, African-themed, "Serengeti Serenade" by iConcepts, a major telecommunications content provider providing streaming and ring-tone access to licensed music from participating artists to millions of paying subscribers across the African continent.

The partnership of Songtradr, the fastest-growing, music licensing platform in the world with iConcepts, who provides premium SMS services including caller ring-back tune services, gaming services, tethered music downloads, streaming and portal services over mobile network technology for telco subscribing customers, "delivers commercial music to tastemakers, brands, apps, TV and filmmakers directly from over 60,000 artists and composers, across all genres and languages."

The platform provides direct access to the right decision-makers and arms music creators with best-in-class tools to store, share, pitch and monetize their music in one location.

On Top Of a Cloud Composer and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted with the announcement from Songtradr:

"Although this composition was another of those that wrote itself, "Serengeti Serenade" was composed early in 2002 on a recently purchased Triton LE and remained without an instrumental chorus until late in 2004 when I began in earnest to arrange and produce what became quite a departure from my typical compositional style."

Songtradr connects music creators globally to film, TV, brands and other media in a fully-automated worldwide marketplace for music licensing. Music creators maintain complete control of their rights and are empowered with the tools they need to monetize their music assets. Using Songtradr's proprietary search and variable license pricing technology, music supervisors, brands, filmmakers and other creatives can now easily license music from the world's best emerging artists, bands and composers.

Faegre continued, "The introduction to "Serengeti Serenade" features the Kudu [Antelope] horn often described as having French horn characteristics. The Kudu or Antelope horn is also heard at the conclusion and serves as a hook of the production; African flute, Kalimba and sundry, indigenous percussion in addition to African choral samples build ever so gradually during the bridge or 'middle eight.'"

Songtradr will collect and distribute fees to participating artists based on their respective shares of usage and net subscriber fees in connection with the service to participating artists on a quarterly basis.

Faegre added, "On the Korg Triton LE, there is a patch described as 'Song of Africa' that served as the inspiration for this work and for me, it is not unusual for pre-set patches to be quite enough to evoke a creative response and the Triton very much lived up to its reputation. Close your eyes and enjoy the Serengeti..."

"Serengeti Serenade" is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/serengeti-serenade/id31...

http://www.amazon.com/Serengeti-Serenade/dp/B006EAWIB4

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a Broadcast Partner of KTHO, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



Coming to the Landscape TV channel as a featured artist …

On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing With BeatPick

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is pleased to announce the licensing of its African landscaped, 'Serengeti Serenade' by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund, "The wiener dog who thinks he's more of a celebrity than he really is (for now)," As Seen On:

GoPro, ABC News, The Food Network, Mashable, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, CBC News, The Huffington Post, Good Morning America and many more...

The announcement from BeatPick, 'a global music licensing company working for adverts, films, internet videos and games,' said:

"We are writing to inform you that your song Serengeti Serenade has been licensed by Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund."

Thank you for your great music

The BeatPick.com Team

On Top Of a Cloud Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was delighted and amused by the licensing saying, "it is hard to imagine how the African influenced landscape that 'Serengeti Serenade' evokes would fit into the media opportunities for 'Crusoe, The Celebrity Dachshund' but we are looking forward to the production."

'Serengeti Serenade' is available from iTunes, Amazon and many other fine stores:

https://itunes.apple.com/…/…/serengeti-serenade/id312703429…

http://www.amazon.com/Serengeti-Serenade/dp/B006EAWIB4

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a Broadcast Partner, Music Publisher, Record Label and Recording facility located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/


On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing Deal in Greece

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of "Shining In My Hair" from its music catalogue by Riva Donna, an exclusive Greek beauty spa located in Thessaloniki for a 30 second television commercial on TV100, a local station.

A published singer/songwriter at thirteen, the worldwide release of Deirdre's infectiously innocent, 'Shining In My Hair,' appearing on an artist compilation CD from AudioSparx entitled, Female Pop - Volume 1, came only 9 months after its debut in Summer, 2006. A collection of female-vocal pop music with a flair, including pop, soft pop, alt pop and Lillith Fair-styled pop music tracks, 'Shining In My Hair' stands out as an endearingly attractive statement of youthful wonder and love of life.

Leland Thomas Faegre, On Top Of a Cloud Founder and President was delighted by the news from AudioSparx who catalogues his repertoire.

"It is always heartening to receive notification of a licensing deal from our catalogue, but it is especially so when it is one of my daughter's compositions," said Faegre.

AudioSparx is a digital marketplace for buying and selling sound effects, music, loops and ringtones. Since its founding in 1996, the company has since grown into an amazing collection of audio content from over 2,720 independent publishers, artists, and production houses.

On Top Of a Cloud is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/


On Top Of a Cloud Announces Licensing With Historical Society of Turkey

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is pleased to announce the completion of a licensing agreement with Türk Tarih Kurumu [Turkish Historical Society] from publishing partner, AudioSparx in its catalog of work.

AudioSparx, 'a licensing agent, service provider, distributor and publisher of high-quality audio content to clients in film and television production,' has licensed Leland Thomas Faegre’s 'Ottoman Odyssey’ for placement in Cisr-I Enbubi'Den Tüp Geçit'E, a documentary for Turkish Television produced by Birbuçuk Film Reklam LTD. ŞTİ of Istanbul, Turkey.

Edits from ‘Ottoman Odyssey' can be heard at: 00:47, 12:07, 13:33, 16:33, 21:47, 25:47, 28:17 and 32.31 into the television documentary:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swwmUvUArdI

"It is wonderful to have such a great team of co-publishers working for the placement of music from our portfolio" said Leland Faegre, Founder and President of On Top Of a Cloud, LLC who also contributes to the company's catalog of music production.

Subtitled, 'Phantasmagoria,' 'Ottoman Odyssey,' “is an arrangement derived from an earlier production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation,” Faegre said.

“This composition was penned late in 2004 at the suggestion of Danney Alkana of 'Bonanza Music.' An industry listing had requested music for placement to CSI, a program I have never seen and I had absolutely nothing to contribute,” said Faegre.

“Over the next couple of days I arranged a track that was not picked up but nonetheless might have future potential. I took the track into Patrick Collins at 'Collinator Studios' where we 'finished' the basic tracks over the weekend.”

Faegre continued, “The, East Meets West World Music Fusion that resulted from the additional production incorporates instrumentation from the Arabian Peninsula that includes: Dumbek, Oud, Turkish Ney, Doudouk and sundry ethnic percussion with drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and viola sections, and there it sat until July of 2008 when I reconsidered the original arrangement in my newly configured studio, 'On Top Of a Cloud' in Lake Tahoe.”

http://www.ontopofacloud.com/musicportfolio/webpages/ottomanodyssey.htm

All Instruments: Leland Thomas Faegre; Engineered by Leland Thomas Faegre at On Top Of a Cloud, Lake Tahoe; Engineered and Original Mastering by Patrick Collins at Collinator Studios, Glendale, California.

Published by On Top Of a Cloud ASCAP

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/



On Top Of a Cloud, LLC Announces Licensing Deals With Publishing Partners

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is pleased to announce the completion of two new licensing agreements from co-publishing relationships with AudioSparx and ProductionTrax in its catalog of work.

AudioSparx, 'a licensing agent, service provider, distributor and publisher of high-quality audio content to clients in film and television production,' has licensed Deirdre Leah Faegre's cover version of John Lennon's 'Across the Universe' to AM French, a filmmaker in the United Kingdom whose feature film, 'Victims of Love' is currently in production.

ProductionTrax, a provider of 'superior-quality music intended for use in multimedia, film, television and interactive media on an on-demand basis,' has licensed Leland Thomas Faegre's 'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night' to Anthony DAndrea, an actor, film director, sound and film editor, and writer known for his work in 'Thrillkill,' 'Prom Night II,' 'Beverly Hills Cop II' and others.

"It is wonderful to have such a great team of co-publishers working for the placement of music from our portfolio" said Leland Faegre, Founder and President of On Top Of a Cloud, LLC who also contributes to the company's catalog of music production.

"And it should come as no surprise that when my daughter's work is licensed, it is a very special source of pride. Especially since it [Lennon/McCartney's 'Across the Universe'] was her idea to make piano the basic instrument in the arrangement rather than guitar and inspired me to arrange and produce the track in the first place, Faegre said.

About 'Across the Universe:'

"Awakened by my daughter playing a piano version of 'Across the Universe' in November, 2007, I remember how inspirational her interpretation of John Lennon's acoustic guitar version was for me and I asked for her to record the piano track immediately so that I could consider the arrangement and production further."

"Following our relocation in January, 2008 and the studio configuration of On Top Of a Cloud, Lake Tahoe, I went to work immediately on the basic tracks by interpreting the electric guitar, bass and drum parts the way George Harrison and surviving members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr would likely have contributed to a theoretical production of the Spector-produced acoustic guitar arrangement from 'Let It Be,' the twelfth and final studio album from the Beatles."

Credits: Engineered by Leland Thomas Faegre at On Top Of a Cloud, Los Angeles and On Top Of a Cloud, Lake Tahoe

Mastered by David Scharf at In Fidelity Recordings, Los Angeles

Arranged by Deirdre Leah Faegre

Arranged and Produced by Leland Thomas Faegre

Piano, Vocals and Acoustic

Guitar: Deirdre Leah Faegre

Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Bass, Drums and Percussion: Leland Thomas Faegre

Published by On Top Of a Cloud ASCAP

Engineered by Leland Thomas Faegre, On Top Of a Cloud, Lake Tahoe

http://www.ontopofacloud.com/acrosstheuniverse.htm

About 'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night:'

"Stripped of its production, its category or genre would have to be 'blues;' but even without the arrangement, I thought the composition was eerie and applicable to themes of fright and horror. Recorded at 63 bpm, the arrangement seeks to capture Frankenstein's gait or walking speed, while the bass guitar primarily gives it heft and force. A powerful cello arrangement with sundry trombones and brass complete the ambience of paranoia."

"Written on piano, my original analog recording included excerpts of the original 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast which has been the working title for the track for about twenty-five years. Written a decade prior to the 'Roland architecture period' and without any specific external event that I can recall, the composition nonetheless arouses an ambience of fear, and I was only too happy to complete the production."

http://ontopofacloud.com/musicportfolio/webpages/It%20Was%20a%20Dark%20and%20Stormy%20Night.htm

About On Top Of a Cloud

On Top Of a Cloud, LLC is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/


On Top Of a Cloud, LLC Takes 20% Stake in KTHO

Following several months of discussion that originated last summer, KTHO owner and long-time Southern California broadcaster Darrell Wampler [The Insane Darrell Wayne] has announced that Coyote Grill owner Leland Faegre, has taken a 20% equity stake in KTHO.

“We are always working on the “next big thing” at K-Tahoe. Being associated with Leland and the Coyote Grill gives us an inspired partner and a wonderful opportunity to expand our on-air presence with a live, local enhancement. I am proud of this new teaming arrangement” Wampler said of the venture.

The announcement comes as the Coyote Grill is in the process of rolling out a strategic expansion of its business model to include entertainment, gaming and an array of coffees and espressos as a compliment to its popular restaurant and bar.

"Although familiar with local radio as an advertiser and producer of my own commercials and for the 'Double Trouble Sports Bash,' I had not met Darrell whose career I had followed 40 years ago in Southern California” said Faegre about the purchase.

After several missed opportunities, Faegre was eventually introduced to Wampler by Tahoe Basin radio veteran Bill Kingman who started his career at KPPC in Los Angeles.

"I met Darrell through Bill Kingman, a regular patron and friend of the Coyote Grill. Bill and I loved to talk about the Los Angeles radio market and radio generally and offered to introduce me to Darrell,” said Faegre following the announcement.

Faegre joked that when he finally met ‘The Insane Darrell Wayne,’ he wasn’t nearly as ‘insane’ as his reputation that preceded him, describing the meeting as "long overdue, fateful and as though we had known each other most of our lives which in a way, we had."

"Leland's experience in the music industry, finance and provocative background will be an enormous asset to the growth of our business" said Paul Middlebrook, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of KTHO Radio.

"KTHO prides itself on being a strong partner with our community and Leland’s commitment to this community is well established. We believe that partnership will only grow stronger with the addition of Leland to the KTHO family. I look forward to working with him.”

Describing Wampler as “a very impressive and knowledgeable, veteran broadcaster,” Faegre said he had followed Darrell's radio career which included his role as Program Director at KROQ in Southern California after graduating from high school.

"As a musician, I followed radio all my life," said the Coyote Grill owner whose father's career in advertising included Los Angeles area media colossus RKO’s KHJ AM and KRTH FM.

“I loved radio long before my father entered the business,” Faegre recalls. “So when he went into the industry, we always had long conversations about the ever-changing landscape of the Los Angeles area radio market.”

Faegre continued on his introduction with Darrell, “Early on in our discussions, Darrell revealed his interest in developing content for a program of live, local performances and the concept was exactly what I was already planning for the Coyote Grill.”

KTHO Sales Manager George Alm who has known Faegre since he purchased the Coyote Grill in 2009 said, “I am very pleased to welcome Leland aboard. His knowledge of music, commitment to our community and what a small business owner goes through day to day makes him a perfect fit for the KTHO Family. I see great things ahead for Lake Tahoe & KTHO Radio.

Leland Thomas Faegre, an ASCAP composer with a performance background, who along with his daughter, Deirdre Leah Faegre [a published ASCAP songwriter at the age of thirteen] whose endearing ‘Shining In My Hair’ underscores Coyote Grill radio commercials, will form the nucleus of the new entertainment model in the Tahoe Basin with professional sound and lighting reinforcement for all performers.

“Darrell and I would like to broadcast from the Coyote Grill several times a week. The contiguous space,” Faegre continued, “will facilitate a large designated entertainment area capable of accommodating various professional entertainment, musical and comedy touring acts.”

The planned comfortable-seating of the acquired entertainment space will also accommodate catering, large variable group functionality, and long-imagined internet and terrestrial radio and television broadcasting resulting from in-house technical capability, extending value to the Coyote Grill brand and customer loyalty.

Faegre said, "The expansion of the Coyote Grill will serve as the cornerstone of our formative, community-oriented and mutually beneficial business models, attracting new and existing customers by providing attractive performances, extending our hours of operation, originating new revenue streams from gaming not currently possible and will enable the cross-promotion of KTHO and the Coyote Grill."

Located in the Round Hill Square Shopping Center on the Nevada side of South Lake Tahoe, Faegre believes the Coyote Grill will be the Tahoe Basin’s “most locally attractive restaurant, tavern, live performance and gaming destination.”

“The necessary provisional space for entertainment and gaming,” Faegre said, “will also make possible the opportunity for expanded coffee and espresso choices from our Gardnerville-based, strategic partner Blind Dog Coffee, filling an aromatic vacuum created by the vacancy of Not Just Java, a previously popular, coffee-centric business model in Round Hill Square.”

The Coyote Grill Sports, Entertainment and Gaming Center will serve a wide demographic spectrum of patronage from Zephyr Cove in Douglas County, Nevada [20,927 people within a five mile radius and an average household income of approximately $109,779 a census-designated place (CDP)].


For Immediate Release

On Top Of a Cloud is pleased to announce the licensing of “Through a Rainbow” by Four Seasons, Florence, Italy, a “transformed historic treasure in Florence....” from its music catalogue.

'As Four Seasons has grown from one hotel to 82 in 35 countries, the deeply instilled culture, personified by our employees, continues to get stronger. Over nearly 50 years, our people have built an unrivalled depth of reliability, trust and connection with our guests – a connection we will steadfastly uphold, now and always.’

Leland Thomas Faegre, On Top Of a Cloud Founder and President of Milky Way Incorporated, was delighted by the news from AudioSparx who catalogues his repertoire.

“I believe Samantha Oliveria from ‘The Workhouse,’ [a Canadian production company] did a tremendous job matching the sophistication and luxury of their Florence, Italy hotel location with “Through a Rainbow,” which I have always thought is a very beautifully arranged piece,” said the composer and Founder of On Top Of a Cloud, a music publishing subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated.

Faegre continued, “Just as a rainbow appears and arrests our vision, so too does this production engage the listener to imagine its beauty as though one was witnessing its splendor for its naturally brief, yet spectacular duration.”

An enchanted city sanctuary in the midst of Florence, with an art-filled Renaissance palazzo and conventino frame a centuries-old private park, the company now welcomes guests to 50 properties, on every continent except Antarctica...

More than ever, Four Seasons Private Residences, Residence Clubs and other branded residential offerings have been integrated with urban and resort Four Seasons locations. The strength of the brand has become a promise of a quality of life.

AudioSparx is a digital marketplace for buying and selling sound effects, music, loops and ringtones. Since its founding in 1996, the company has since grown into an amazing collection of audio content from over 2,720 independent publishers, artists, and production houses.

On Top Of a Cloud is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com/

For Immediate Release

On Top Of a Cloud announced today the licensing of “Pathetique” from its music catalog by the Animals Asia Foundations, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of the Asiatic Black Bear (Moon Bears) from bear bile farms across Asia where bile is extracted from the bear's gallbladder for use in traditional Chinese medicines.

According to Jill’s Blog, the premiere of, “Moon Bear Rescue: A decade on…” included “over 100 major supporters, celebrities and the Hong Kong media for the celebration and launch of the 20 minute documentary.

http://www.animalsasia.org/blog

“The evening, “Bears on Film”, saw old friends and new supporters meeting together at the British Consulate-General – a venue kindly arranged by generous long-standing supporter Caroline Sprod with her husband Ali Bullock who has also been so generously helping with his photography skills - together with lovely assistant Mandy…”

Jill’s blog continues, “The film drew gasps of sadness from the audience as, this year, we have deliberately featured the more stark reality of bear farming in the hope that supporters everywhere can help us to spread the word responsibly and help to accelerate the end of this truly hideous practice.”

Due for release on September, 1, 2010, “Animals Asia Foundation - Inside the Moon Bear Rescue Centre, China,” will be underscored by “Pathetique,” written, arranged and produced by On Top Of a Cloud Founder, composer and Publisher, Leland Thomas Faegre who was delighted by the news.

“I am obviously thrilled by the decision of Media Village to synch “Pathetique” to this trailer for the documentary. “Pathetique” is a classical work which is actually two compositional ideas conceived separately in related keys and may be recognized by the influences of Beethoven and Debussy, said Faegre about the selected work.

Faegre also praised the activism of Jill Robinson, MBE:

“This most horrendous practice has no place in a civilized world and the devotion of Jill Robinson and the AAF to this extraordinarily hideous practise is compelling for all who become aware of this cruelty and I could not be more proud to be a small part of this crusade,” said the composer who is also known for his own activism having sought public office on five occasions representing the Libertarian Party.

Animals Asia Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to rescuing Asiatic Black Bear (Moon Bears) from bear bile farms across Asia. This film is a tour of their Rescue Centre in Chengdu, China. The film will primarily be shown on their website.

www.animalsasia.org/

On Top Of a Cloud is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording facility subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com


For Immediate Release

On Top Of a Cloud announced today that Multiverse Sound Incorporated, an independent label, production company, artist development and music library will represent several compositions from its catalog in the US, Europe and Asia.

Following a lengthy review process, Multiverse Sound Inc has selected... the following tracks for inclusion in its worldwide marketing and distribution:

Pathetique: Leland Thomas Faegre
Sauterne: Leland Thomas Faegre
Serengeti Serenade: Leland Thomas Faegre
Shining In My Hair: Deirdre Leah Faegre
Through a Rainbow: Leland Thomas Faegre
I’ll Catch You at the End of the Rainbow: Deirdre Leah Faegre

On Top Of a Cloud founder, Leland Thomas Faegre was especially delighted by the inclusion of his 16 year-old singer songwriter daughter, Deirdre Leah Faegre.

“The decision by Multiverse Sound Inc to include two songs from my daughter’s portfolio is not only a source of pride but also an opportunity for me to arrange and produce her compositions from a songwriter’s perspective which is quite a different approach to music production,” Faegre said.

On Top Of a Cloud is a broadcast partner, music publisher, record label and recording studio subsidiary of Milky Way Incorporated located in Lake Tahoe.

For further information visit http://www.ontopofacloud.com

"...the writing is so vast that supervisors will view [each] piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

-Taxi, August 25, 2008


For Immediate Release 5/11/2009

On Top Of a Cloud Announces Mini-Series Consideration of 'Across the Universe'

On Top Of a Cloud has revealed today following correspondence yesterday with Nicole Sanzio, Creative Director and CEO of InDigi Music, that Deirdre Leah Faegre's most recent release, Lennon/McCartney's 'Across the Universe' has been forwarded by InDigi Music c/o Multi Music & Media Group to the producers of 'The Prisoner, ' a modern take on the 1960s British cult television series starring the late great Patrick McGoohan for musical consideration in the reinterpretation of the British 1960s cult hit series.

AMC and ITV have paired up to produce this wildly ambitious six-hour update starring Sir Ian McKellan as Number Two and Jim Caviezel as Number Six and shot on location in Namibia and South Africa. The series will air here in the U.S. in November on AMC, and on ITV in the UK at the start of 2010...

On Top Of a Cloud Owner and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre who also arranged and produced the Beatles cover, was delighted by the decision. "Even if the music supervisors ultimately decide not to place Deirdre's version of the song in the year-end mini-series, it will not be because it fails to measure up to industry standards for production. Reputable publishers such as InDigi can't waste the time of music supervisors and producers by sending material that is not suited for the project," Faegre said.

"The criteria for music placement and synchronization in visual production is not science," the 55 year-old arranger-composer observed. "More often than not, what appears to be a good fit at first glance can easily be a size too large or too small."

'Across the Universe' was over a year in production at On Top Of a Cloud, Lake Tahoe. Deirdre's fifth single, 'Big Yellow Taxi' is due to be released May 11, 2009.


In partnership with Pinnacles Entertainment Network, I am pleased to announce a multi-CD compilation deal with Pinnacles Records which has secured the mechanical rights to thirteen of my compositions for national distribution.

And now heard by over 2 million listeners through the internet and a hugely popular satellite station on British Sky channel 0155...

My newest release, 'Together, Around the Sun' was forwarded to 'StoryRock Records' and to 'Mega Trax' by Taxi.

On November 20, 2006, ‘Taxi’ forwarded the Byrds’ cover, ‘He Was a Friend of Mine’ to ‘The Music Library.’  In August 2006, ‘Taxi’ Forwarded ‘Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor,’ 'Pathetique' and 'Serengeti Serenade' to ‘Mysync’ and ‘Together, Around the Sun,’ ‘Marquees, Matinees and Marionettes’ and ‘Through a Rainbow’ to ‘Constant in Opel Music.’

On August 16, 2006, ‘Serengeti Serenade,’ ‘Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor’ and ‘Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts’ were forwarded to ‘Blue Scout Music.’ On 3/24/2006, Taxi forwarded 'Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor' to 'Daddy Jack Music' and to 'Platinum Music.' Taxi also forwarded to 'Platinum Music,' 'Here I Am/Libra Go Lucky,' and 'Gypsies of Galatia.'

'Serengeti Serenade,' whose arrangement and production is African ambient was forwarded to 'Studio 51,' '5K Films,' 'Intermusic' and 'Platinum Music' by 'Taxi.' 'Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor,' 'Together, Around the Sun,' 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' and 'After You' were forwarded to 'DSM' by Taxi who also forwarded 'Through a Rainbow' and 'Pathetique' to Music4Picture, three tracks to 'AMZ' Music, a new Music Library headed by a “legend” in the Music Production/Library world, including 'Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts.' His top executive from his last company [which he sold for millions of dollars] is running this new one. They were looking for the absolute best someone who can compose and record in the general styles of Danny Elfman, John Barry, Mike Post, John Williams, etc...

Taxi forwarded 'After You' and 'Marquees, Matinees and Marionettes' to 'Bang Hard Music' and three additional tracks were forwarded to a European entity by the name of 'Pink Scales Productions;' and three more to 'Video Helper Productions' out of New York City.

On October 30, 2005 Taxi forwarded 'Pipes of Peace,' 'Gypsies of Galatia' and Castles, Canticles and the 'Cadence of the Celts' to 'Taymusic.net,' and three more, including 'Together, Around the Sun' were forwarded to 'Mega Trax' and 'DSM' Music.

On 6/28/2006, Taxi forwarded ‘March of the Monarchical Miscellany,’ ‘Novus Ordo Seclorum’ and ‘Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts’ to ‘AudioSparx,’ and on 12/21/06, forwarded ‘On Top Of a Cloud’ to ‘MyMusicSource;’ 'Pathetique,' 'A Time For Us' and 'Minuet' were sent to 'Domino Music' and 'Through a Rainbow' was sent to 'Munchkin Studios.' 

On March 9, 2007 Taxi sent 'Pathetique,' 'Sauterne,' 'Phantasmagoria' to SmartSound Software, Inc., and Serengeti Serenade to 'Pegasus Music.' 

On the 28th of March, Taxi forwarded five 'drama instrumentals' to Drama King Library and on April 13, 2007 Taxi forwarded 'Serengeti Serenade,' 'Pathetique' and 'Through a Rainbow' to 'DSM.' 

In May, 2007, Taxi sent 'Novus Ordo Seclorum,' 'Pathetique' and 'Together, Around the Sun,' to 'Munchkin Studios.'  On June 15, 2007 Taxi sent my cover version of the Byrds' 'He Was a Friend of Mine' to 'Picture Tunes Music' and in July, 2007, a compositional montage was sent to 'Video Helper' and 'Together, Around the Sun' was forwarded to 'Marvelous Media.  Taxi sent 'Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts' to 'Daddy Jack Music,' 'Pipes of Peace' was sent to 'Songs With Vision' for a compilation CD; Novus Ordo Seclorum was forwarded to 'CMH Records' and 'Phantasmagoria' and 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' were sent by Taxi to 'Waymo Music.' 

On August 25, 2008 Taxi sent 'Novus Ordo Seclorum,' 'After You' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'DSM.'  On September 30, 2008, Taxi sent 'Through a Rainbow' to 'Soundrangers' and in October, 2008 sent 'On Top Of a Cloud' and 'Together, Around the Sun' to Austrian Label, 'Domino Musik.'  In November, 2008, Taxi forwarded 'After You' to 'Platinum Music' and 'Serengeti Serenade' to 'MyMusicSource.' 

In December, 2008, Taxi sent 'Serengeti Serenade and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to Domo Music Group and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'Platinum Music.'

In January 2009, Taxi forwarded 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'ScoreKeepers Music' and on May 27, 2009, Taxi forwarded 'Across the Universe' to 'Konami Digital Entertainment.'  In July, 2009, Taxi forwarded 'A Time For Us' to 'Domino Musik. On August 26, 2009 Taxi sent 'Novus Ordo Seclorum,' 'After You' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'Studio 51' and on September 9, 2009, Taxi forwarded 'After You' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to Cinematic Soundscapes' bringing the total to one hundred forty-two unique submissions that have now been forwarded to various media libraries and to film and television projects currently in production including MTV...
RHYTHM AND THYME
New Age Inspirational
Airspace
**Minstrels***
Imagination
Touchstones
Adventurers, Jugglers, Minstrels 3
Songs that fall between the cracks
Anarchists
Films Music II
Neo Classical Tracks on IAC
Rada Net Radio (Ethnosonics)
BREADTH of VIEW
Lunar Shadow
Das HimmelFahrtsKommanDo
station-addis
Rada Net Radio (NU WAVE)
Rising tide
marshamello
sperimental world
Chill Zone World
World Music
the other end of the dial
Finn Spins
i like it
Classical in Nature
electrophonic treats
blue moon instrumental
Midnight Pass Music
Esho Funi
Musical Journeys
Murder Of Crows' Eclectic
...Unique Music...
BeST for MY TAsTE - World
MAJOR OAK

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Rada Net Radio (Ethnosonics)  
Esho Funi  
Chi-town FAVS  
i like it two  
...Unique Music...  
Chill Zone World  
i like it  
Murder Of Crows' Eclectic  
BeST for MY TAsTE - World  
Van Gogh's Beautiful Ear  
casual favorites for wending nights  
Musical Journeys  
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