Elliott Delman

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Elliott Delman
Born Unknown
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases Elliot Delman
Website delmanmusic.com

Elliott Delman lives just outside Chicago, IL. His music is featured in several films, albums, commercials, and video games. His studio is packed with all things Macintosh, several guitars (each with a story of its own). Aside from music, Delman enjoys cycling, in-line skating, photography, and foreign languages.

Delman got into video game music when his colleague Steven Samler was hired by Mindscape to compose the music to Dirty Harry (NES). Elliott had never worked with MIDI files before, but Steve showed him how to use it and the two composed the game's soundtrack. After Dirty Harry, Elliott only did a few other video game titles and has since then retired from video game music.

Music Composition


Elliott used Digital Performer for his NES music for Dirty Harry. He had this to say about the music:

It was Steve's gig and he brought me in, taught me the nuts and bolts of MIDI, scoring with MIDI, etc. We worked every which way--independently, collaboratively, and we'd often pass ideas back and forth, so the authoring line was blurred.

Elliott used Performer for the Macintosh. His MIDI files were then converted by Nick Eastridge into his sound driver in assembly.


Released Title Sample Notes
1990-12-?? Dirty Harry (NES)
With Steven Samler; Arranged by Nick Eastridge.
1994-??-?? Blown Away (W16)
1997-??-?? Eraser Turnabout (W32)
1998-06-?? Virtual K'nex (W32) With Dan Fanelli.

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