ALBEDO MUSIC was officially founded on June 1, 2008 to produce and distribute music by ALBEDO and to provide audio and video services for customers. The company also provides sheet music transpositions for Clarinet, Trumpet and Horn in PDF format that can be downloaded from this website. Plus sheet music in full score that can also be downloaded in PDF format.
ALBEDO is a New Age Music Artist who also writes in the Classical and Dance genres. ALBEDO was formed in January of 2002 and has since released 7 full albums. The latest releases have been a new age Christmas album containing both secular and sacred arrangements released in 2012, a five movement symphony called "Symphony No. 1" also released in 2012, the soundtrack to a video game called "Forgotten Lands" released in 2011, a collection of classical orchestral works by Utah composers called "Digital Fingers" released in 2010, and a dance album called "7th Heaven" released in 2008, which was described by a fan as: "Mannheim Steamroller goes to the club!". Many more albums will be released in the near future.
DOUG CLYDE started composing as a child on his parents' Casio keyboard, and he started playing the Clarinet at the age of 9. He has released several albums under the music artist name "ALBEDO" with music he composed in the genres of New Age, Classical, and Dance. Doug is also an arranger, orchestrator, singer, actor and instrumentalist. He has played as principal Clarinet for the West Valley Symphony and the Taylorsville Symphony, and also performed with the Draper Symphony. He also plays Saxophone, Oboe, Recorders, and several other instruments. He sung with the Utah Light Opera Company for 4 years, performing in 2 operas, and several Christmas concerts, and has also sung with the American West Symphony Chorus of Sandy. He has performed professionally at the Egyptian Theater in Park City for 4 musicals, on stage and in the orchestra. He has also performed in more than 35 community productions, on stage, in the orchestra, and on stage crew. Including arranging, orchestrating, and recording the background score for a Bennion Junior High musical in 2005. Doug has also acted in 2 films by the LDS Motion Picture Studio, including the film for the Mormon Battalion Visitor's Center in San Diego, a film called "Mask of Redemption", some local medieval fantasy films called "Kingdom By the Sea" and "A Royal Elf of Abalon", and will appear in James Koenig's upcoming film "Wish". He founded his own business ALBEDO MUSIC in 2008.