Music Composers Unite!
I continue creating pieces for chamber orchestra contest with solo EWQLSO samples (three mics): Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, 2 violins, Viola, Cello, Double bass. The idea is that each part is played by a single musician. I am planning to get a live performance recording of this piece this year if I win the contest.
The style is post-romantic with some modern feel. I tried to use some elements of Richard Strauss style, this is my first try.
I would be very glad to hear criticism from you!
P.S. I remember the suggestions that were made about the previous score and I will use them before submitting the scores of selected pieces.
You can also see it on my site: http://alch.us.to
Alch, you achieve an incredibly large sound for this combination of instruments. Once again I have to wonder how it would sound in a live performance. I actually think it would sound better, but the sound would be dialed back quite a few decibels. I am not familiar enough with R. Strauss to note any similarities, but for some reason, your music reminds me of Sibelius. It's not so much in the formal techniques you use; rather it is in the overall feel of the music, the atmosphere you create. And since Sibelius is one of my favorite composers, I can't help but like it. Keep going with this project, I think you are going to get somwehere with it.
Thanks for your comments.
I used some techniques from R.Strauss scores of Alpine Symphony and Metamorphosen.
This is interesting about Sibelius, I will check this out.