Canadian Composer Rick Dickert writes music for Film, TV, Video Games, and Multimedia, with a lengthy client list that includes the American Red Cross, Elizabeth Arden, Ernst & Young, Brokaw Inc, Catholic Charities, and London Business School, among others. His tracks draw from a palette of vintage keyboards, real guitars, percussion, bass, and state-of-the-art virtual instruments. Rick's music is always crisp and professional, and his catalog spans a wide range of styles and genres, including Blues, Dramatic, Dance, Electronic, Rock, and Reggae.
Rick Dickert's early musical studies resulted in bronze and silver medals from Trinity College of Music (London) for musical theory exams. Additional clients who have licensed his tracks from Audiosparx for their projects include:
Barbados Association of Retired Persons, Kilmer & Kilmer, Mysamaris, Inc., Missing Link Studio, Altava Media lda, Actum Imago Productions, Hartbeeps Music Ltd, AACCEPT (Autism Awareness & Creating Community), inoursity films, BHMI, Waterwerks Communications, TMG Strategies, Symbology Creative, Tomorrow Pictures Inc., CYBF, Jackrabbit Design, Roger Schillerstrom, and Advanced Media Solutions.
Acoustic guitar, drums, shaker/maracas, percussion and wind chimes accompany flute playing laid back cue inspired by native North American culture. Suggested for new age media use, transitions and aboriginal influenced ambiance. Key of D, 110 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, New Age Acoustic
Vibraphone, upright bass & hihat cymbals play simple pattern a la The Pink Panther. Vibes rising & falling to build suspense. Devious deceitful sneaky comic scenes, underscore humorous tongue-in-cheek voiceovers or narration. Laidback 60s private eye, dark humor. Key of C minor, 120 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Slow, sad solo piano composition suggested for setting of a formal funeral, serious narrative or bittersweet, tragic love scene, also to underscore images of natural disaster relief and calls to donate. Key of F minor/100 beats/min. For more orchestrated version, audition “Atlas Requiem Chamber Mix”, Instrumental, New Age, Solo Piano
Simple piano chords resolve through close harmony pattern, with percussion and double bass. Suggested for supporting, uplifting, positive scenes, underscoring of narration, public service announcements, voice-overs, transitions or 60 second TV and radio commercial spots. Key of F, 110 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Piano, bass guitar, synthesizers, congas and percussion play moody A/B patterns with bridge. Suggested for scenes of intrigue, romance, plotting, scheming, cosmopolitan nightlife and to underscore narration, public service announcements. 135 and 140 beats/min, key of A minor modulates to G minor, Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
Relaxed harp plays simple, somewhat bittersweet A/B patterns suggested to underscore intimate scenes, uplifting shared moments between loved ones, nostalgia. Also for media spots, Powerpoint presentations, Flash animations and public service announcements. Key of D, 49 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Solos (Strings)
Piano plays lush chords with subtle monophonic synthesizer to resolve slow, uplifting A/B progression. Suggested for end credits, montages, transitions, quiet, intimate scenes between close friends or loving family members and to underscore touching, heartfelt narration, PSAs. Key of C/67 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Chromatic harp with pizzicato strings and percussion play a motif-driven piece suggested for intimate scenes of mischief or secrecy. Similar in scoring cues of Six Feet Under, Desperate Housewives. Suggested for underscoring of narration and public service announcements. Key of C, 127 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Synthesizers play melancholic piece with bridge and modulation. Suggested for underscoring of heartfelt narration, scenes of soul searching, solitude, aftermath of tragedy or loss. Also for sequences involving waiting on critical results i. e. surgery, jury verdicts. Key of C minor/D minor, 115 bpm, Instrumental, New Age, New Age Electronic
Simple lush piano chords with percussion, drums and bowed string bass set melancholy mood, in A/B pattern. Suggested for lonely departing or nostalgic scene, underscoring of narration, voice-overs, sunset, sunrise, transition, new day beginning, rebirth, epilogue. Key of C minor, 120 beats/min, Instrumental, Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music
Relaxed piano, bass guitar and percussion combine for laid-back syncopated A/B groove that resolves to final chord. Suggested for relaxed film scenes depicting social ambiance, lighter moods appropriate for coffee shops, hotel lobbies, lounges, tourist areas, boardwalks. Key of C, 120 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr
Brooding instrumental similar to Evanescence, featuring vibrant piano, percussion & Moog & Prophet synthesizers. Uunderscore for an unsettling scene, dark drama, a somber narration, TV radio production spots, voice-overs. Key of E minor, 100 beats/min. Exotic mysterious paranormal urban tension, Instrumental, New Age, Atmospheres
Simple, peaceful, upbeat solo harp repeats motifs till resolution after 60 seconds. Suggested for intimate scenes, commercials, corporate use, TV and radio spots, underscoring of narration, public service announcements. Also for tender, romantic, nostalgic, leisurely scenes. Key of C, 124 beats/min, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr