Rick Dickert

Since Sep, 2012
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Rick Dickert's early musical studies resulted in bronze and silver medals from Trinity College of Music (London) for musical theory exams. Rick now offers composition and production music for use in television, film, live applications, web animations, ringtones and video games. Styles range from energetic dance/pop grooves to subtle orchestration enhancing dramatic film sequences. Rick Dickert's tracks draw from an audio palette of vintage keyboards, state-of-the-art virtual instruments, real percussion and real guitars and bass. Rick's music is inspired by classic rock, traditional jazz and classical composers.
  • Summer Shore by Rick Dickert

    A lovely Latin-inspired arrangement, this solo piano piece offers a refreshing touch of simplicity and intimacy. Laid-back guitars, piano, bass, and percussion create a soundscape perfect for scenes of leisure, vacation destination, and romantic slideshows.

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    Caribbean Lobby by Rick Dickert

    Acoustic guitar, marimba, upright bass, congas, bongos, maracas and guira combine for simple upbeat latin-flavoured ambiance, suggested to underscore vacation scenes, resort slideshows and scenes of relaxation. Key of C, 120 bpm

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    Winter Holiday Swing by Rick Dickert

    Piano, upright bass, guitar and drums with antique sleigh bells combine for upbeat swing arrangement in 90 second loop. Suggested to underscore narration of happy, nostalgic winter holiday scenes, traditional Christmas family reunions a la Norman Rockwell and Thomas Kinkade. Key of D flat,117 bpm

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    Euro Cafe by Rick Dickert

    Tango-inspired arrangement of accordion, upright bass and percussion suggested to underscore scenes involving cafes, restaurants, and patios. Also for vacation slideshows, romantic French atmosphere and world travel sequences. Key of C minor modulates to D minor, 136 bpm.

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    Strange Discovery by Rick Dickert

    Melancholic, moody 105 sec loop arrangement of syncopated pizzicato strings, piano and percussion suggested to underscore scenes of reflection, introspection and solitude. Key of C, 82 bpm

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    Mistletoe by Rick Dickert

    Festive and tender ambient arrangement without overwhelming. Featuring acoustic and electric pianos, tubular bells, antique sleigh bells, strings, and percussion. Great as a Christmas on-hold music, but could work for year-round holiday use as well as on a variety of family programming or Christian radio.

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    Winter Holiday Piano by Rick Dickert

    Piano and antique sleigh bells combine for a simple, nostalgic A/B pattern. Suggested for use under narration, happy, feel-good moments or to underscore warm, touching, nostalgic winter holiday scenes.

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    Progress Synth by Rick Dickert

    Upbeat synthesizer motifs are accompanied by arrangement of synth bass, subtle pads and percussion in 54 second loop. Suggested for media spots, public service announcements, sound design for corporate applications depicting efficiency and productivity. Key of C, 120 beats/min

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    Sinister Strings by Rick Dickert

    Strings, French horn, piano and harpsichord in 80 second loop of A/B patterns suggested for scenes of mystery or espionage. Style inspired by James Bond, Desperate Housewives. Suggested for secretive, suspenseful, sneaky, crime-in-progress sequences, transitions, montages. Key of F minor/ 120 beats/min

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    Pineapple Rum by Rick Dickert

    Acoustic guitars, bass, drums and percussion combine for a laid-back, Latin-inspired arrangement suggested underscoring scenes of leisure, vacation sequences, and social atmosphere. Also for coffee shops, light dinner music, underscoring of narration, PSAs.

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    Puzzled Strings by Rick Dickert

    Pizzicato strings, piano, and percussion combine for a syncopated arrangement suggested underscoring scenes of mystery, intrigue, and calculation. Also for sequences depicting stealth and misdirection.

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    Hotel Lobby Piano by Rick Dickert

    Solo piano trades light jazz riffs with simple alternate chord melody. Suggested for minor key cocktail piano scenes, selfish film sequences, depictions of corporate efficiency and underscoring of espionage. Key of G minor, 89 beats/min

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    Stealth Bass by Rick Dickert

    Upright bass and drums plays jazz motif as vibes and piano trade shadowy phrases. Suggested for scenes of mystery, deduction, sneaky underhanded preparations, criminal activity, reminiscent of 'The Pink Panther'. Key of G minor, 123 beats/min

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    In House by Rick Dickert

    House-influenced loop of virtual and analog hardware synthesizers, electric piano, organ and beatbox percussion suggested to underscore club scenes, party sequences and urban night life images. Key of E, 78 bpm

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    Vanguard Trio by Rick Dickert

    Piano, upright bass and percussion play bluesy patterns reminiscent of traditional jazz. Suggested for underscoring bar scenes, comic relief, commercials and media spots. Also for friendly, helpful public service announcements. Key of A, 134 bpm.

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    Royal Theme by Rick Dickert

    Piano and strings play slow romantic theme with oboe. Suggested for end credits, love scene, transition or emotional, sentimental, romantic sequences. Also for underscoring heartfelt narration, voice-overs, PSAs.

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    Moody Afternoon by Rick Dickert

    Bittersweet, melancholy melody played on syncopated pizzicato strings, harp and percussion in 71 second loop. Suggested for underscoring of formal funerals music, serious narrative, tragic love scenes, also for media production cues, images of natural disaster relief and calls to donate. Key of A, starts at 78 beats/min

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    Ocean View by Rick Dickert

    Laidback Latin-inspired arrangement of piano, marimba, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, and percussion. Great to underscore tropical scenes of leisure, vacation, and peaceful gatherings.

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    Emptiness Inside by Rick Dickert

    An 82 second loop of sad piano motifs with a quicker animated bridge of subtle optimism. Suggested for scenes of heartbreak, tragedy, natural disaster, underscoring of serious narration, lost love and live theatrical performance use. Key of C Minor, 85 beats/min

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    Jug Band by Rick Dickert

    An optimistic and positive country arrangement featuring electric and acoustic guitars, jugs, harmonica and banjo. Ideal for small-town scenes and rural sequences in games or videos, old truck on the dusty road, farm life, funny road trips, etc.

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    Motion Groove by Rick Dickert

    A laid-back arrangement of acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer bass and percussion, evokes feelings of calm and peace. Suggests to underscore everyday scenes sequences and transition.

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    Pipe Organ Coda by Rick Dickert

    Solo pipe organ using various stops plays peaceful, moving chamber piece. Suggested for church scenes involving weddings, royal processions and period sequences.

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    Mystery Bass by Rick Dickert

    Upright bass plays cautious walking pattern pausing for pitch-bending glissando notes with hihat cymbals and triangle, a la The Pink Panther. Suggested for devious, deceitful, sneaky, comic scenes or to underscore humorous tongue-in-cheek voiceovers or narration. Key of C minor, 61 beats/min

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