An Instrumental Music Collection
This page is a collection of classical music that was written and composed by our late friend, Bryan Medof (1978-2016). This music is free to be downloaded or used in any non-commercial application. Bryan Medof was a very talented musician who could play a song on the keyboard or piano by just listening to it.We are pleased to present this collection of MP3s that Bryan created for friends and family.
“O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.” — Psalm 98:1
Bryan Scott Brown was born to his beautiful mother Jeri Lynn Lowe on April 25, 1978 at Rio Hondo Memorial Hospital in Downey, CA at 9:15AM. Bryan loved his mother so much. He would retell of how loving and compassionate she was. He lived with his mother and step-father Robert Medof. Jeri and Robert had Bryan’s name changed to Bryan Medof in 1987. His mother, Jeri, passed away on January 27, 1988. A moment that scarred Bryan for the rest of his life. He came to live with his grandparents Marguerite and Thomas Young in Bell, CA. He shortly relocated to Riverside, CA, which is where he spent the rest of his life. In November of 2012 Bryan got AML Leukemia (oddly enough the same form of Leukemia his late cat, Precious, passed away from). Bryan fought the battle with cancer and won. He was in remission in 2013. He did not waste his time. He pushed through the pain and started working on his stories, music, poetry and novels. Unfortunately, he became ill in December of 2015 and passed away from complications from the chemotherapy on February 15, 2016 at Riverside Community Hospital. He is survived by his grandfather Thomas Young, Aunt Dranda Deleon, Uncle Gary and their families.
Bryan attended Jefferson Elementary, Sierra Middle School, Ramona High School and Riverside Community College (all in Riverside, CA). He described his high school years as the best time of his life. He would always play “Time of Your Life” by Green Day as the theme song of those years. So many memories were made during this time that he would keep close to heart for the rest of his life. This is when he videotaped numerous well thought out comic sketches (like Saturday Night Live skits).
After graduating high school he went to RCC where he and Joey Plume took bowling classes and he created a short film call “Demented” with Josh Schneider. He really worked on his fitness during that time and climbed Mt. Rubidoux (“Rubeedue”, as he would dub it). He loved when the mountain would turn green as it reminded him of Ireland. He described this time as the healthiest he’d ever been. He would sit up on Mt. Rubidoux for hours reading, writing and meditating.
Bryan was a true renaissance man. He loved to write novels, novellas, short stories, screenplays and poetry (some of which have been published). He composed original classical music songs. He could listen to any piece of music (like from the soundtrack from a movie) and figure out the composition of it fairly quickly and start playing it on the piano. He enjoyed oil painting and sketching. He was so talented. No one was more of an encourager and supporter of Bryan then his grandfather, Thomas Young. Bryan truly was forever grateful to everything Tom sacrificed to allow Bryan to pursue his dreams. Bryan wanted to have his works published so that, one day he could “take care of my Grandfather. He supported me all these years, now it’s my time to support him.” (written 12/28/15). He had such a reverence and love for his Grandfather Tom.
Bryan was a very compassionate man. He loved all animals and children. He especially loved all his stray cats. Bryan was “adopted” by the Plume and Davenport families. Both families enjoyed having him with them during the holidays, birthdays, baby showers, weddings and game nights. If he couldn’t make it, it was probably because he was sick, which he would still apologize for multiple times (for being a no show). The first children Bryan was around was Alexis and DJ Davenport. He would go on many adventures with them and Jennifer. With them, he felt like a kid again. He would babysit them for years, off and on, and became a father figure to them teaching them science, piano and talk novels with them. The last year of his life Lee and Cindy Plume helped Bryan get a volunteer position on the maintenance staff at Mary S. Roberts Pet adoption agency (where he was finally offered a job).
Anyone who knew Bryan knew how much he absolutely loved to research various topics. He would spend endless hours researching. One of his deepest struggles was his walk with God. He wanted to have child-like faith but after everything that had happened in his life, he just couldn’t seem to let go and trust God. To see his transformation from agnosticism to faith in Christ was truly miraculous. Bryan was restless until he came to Christ. In fact, he said that if he never got Leukemia, he would have never come to Christ.
Now, as Bryan is in eternity with His Father, he is having all his questions answered! What a glorious day it was when he didn’t have to live with the pain of disease or sin anymore! May you rest in peace and your memory be forever in our hearts and minds, Bryan. Thank you for all the beautiful memories you gave us!