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My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL on Wednesday. 4 Replies

Hi,I happened to write the accompaniment for my single voice choirprayer...I thought there was a place here on CF to propose our works forcommercial use but I could not find it.  Nevertheless I do…Continue

Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL Jul 4. 8 Replies

Hi,Here is 5 short sketches which will be rewritten for piano and maybemarimba and flute.The previous Logarithmic Etudes were linear these are sinusoidal.Please have a look at the scores.Cheers.AliContinue

Algorithmic Etudes for Piano 1 and 2 (2 min)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL Jun 25. 12 Replies

Hi,I decided to create a palette with computer music generation.Piano was a suitable option but not the only one.Any comments are strongly welcome.AliContinue

Brass Trio - Inchoatam

Started Jun 14 0 Replies

Hi,My last work Brass Trio - Inchoatam(Incomplete)https://soundcloud.com/user-852737091/brass-trio-inchoatamis a computer…Continue

 

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Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Soliloquy for Horn (about 3 mins)
"Hi Dane, Once more a pretty piece... bars 1 -14 first sentence of A ends with Fbars 14-19 transitionbar 19 begins the second structure -23bars 24 - 32 second sentence of Abars 32 - 38 transitionbars 39-44 question+answer sentence (B?)bars 45- 50…"
Wednesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min
"Hi Timothy, Thank you very much for your interest. I am glad it served a purpose. Ali"
Wednesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min
"Hi Dane, I thought I did it in Huseyni (re mi fa sol la si-naturel do re), a Turkish mode and maybe also a Church mode. Thank you for your continues interest and informing/inspiring comments. Ali"
Wednesday
Timothy Smith replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min
"A comfortable backdrop coupled to a most meditative vocal line. The word Dane used, "mesmerizing" I found also to be a great description. I wanted to keep listening. A very comforting piece. It put me into a kind of zone that caused me to…"
Tuesday
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min
"Pleasant and easy to listen to, Ali. Slightly mesmerising and not so far from an ecclesiastical mood. Moving, sincere words. I'm probably wrong but it sounded to be loosely in the dorian mode. There's nothing to criticise. It works well…"
Tuesday
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

My Mom's Prayer (with accompaniment) 4min

Hi,I happened to write the accompaniment for my single voice choirprayer...I thought there was a place here on CF to propose our works forcommercial use but I could not find it.  Nevertheless I do not caretoo much about it.Any comments are welcome.Cheers.AliSee More
Tuesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)
"Hi, Thank you very much for your interest.  I was a computer programmer once upon a time. Now I am a (retired) independent researcher at ReseachGate...;-). I hope I will manage somehow to honor your interest. Ali"
Jul 4
Timothy Smith replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)
"Excellent approach Ali, to use these ideas as an approach to humanizing the music. I understand your ideas better know that I know you are a computer programmer? The finished results should be most interesting! Thanks for sharing."
Jul 4
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)
"Hi Dane, I appreciate your interest greatly.  These are pure elements of imagination. I have to rewrite them for piano.  You notes give strong cues on how to approach this humanization process.  It seems flute or marimba may be…"
Jul 4
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)
"Hi, Ali, These seem purely technical studies in velocity (i.e. speed of playing) development. As they aren't legato they're extremely difficult to play at the speed you present them. They're all difficult to impossible. I can't…"
Jul 4
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)
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Jul 4
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

Sinusoidal Etudes for Piano (5 short sketches)

Hi,Here is 5 short sketches which will be rewritten for piano and maybemarimba and flute.The previous Logarithmic Etudes were linear these are sinusoidal.Please have a look at the scores.Cheers.AliSee More
Jul 4
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Music for Orchestra 4. (5'30")
"Hi Diane, A truly wonderful work!  Thank you for sharing it. Thank you specially for sharing the score. I listened it 4 times and read the score alone 2 times + analized. Vertically you have used 1 and even two half tone added pitches. You…"
Jun 28

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
20th century
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Istanbul
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
Ali R+ SARAL has studied double majors and has two Master’s degrees,

MSc and BSC from Istanbul Technical University and MM from Illinois State University.

He was accepted to the Istanbul State Conservatoir Composition and Theory Department and

studied harmony, counterpoint and others with Erçivan SAYDAM,

composition with İlhan USMANBAŞ.


He was a student of Roque CORDERO and Arthur CORRA at USA.

He has attended courses at Stanford University CCRMA lab and Darmstad 1996.


He has written 48 works of music more than 9 hours long.

You can find his compositions at Petrucci Library: http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza


He has served EUROCONTROL and German airspace as an air traffic control engineer 1992-1997.
He has specialized in LARGESYSTEMS and Java-J2EE.
His areas of interest include Systems Psychology, ANN and parsers.


He writes blogs at:
http://largesystems-atc.blogspot.com/
http://largesystems-atc-en.blogspot.com/
http://alirizasaral.blogspot.com/


You can reach him at:
Addr: Barbaros Mah Sedef Sk Onur Sit. Akasya Apt. 13/3G Uskudar ISTANBUL TÜRKİYE 34662
Tel: 90 506 887 8401
Website:
https://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza

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At 2:17pm on April 16, 2020, Ali Riza SARAL said…

Thank you Gav but I could not figure out why I noticed your comment so late.

At 11:21pm on September 16, 2019, Gav Brown said…

Welcome Ali!

 
 
 

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