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Images from Childhood 2 - Of Mice and Men full sketch

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Hi, I have completed the second movement. It is ~5 min 29 pages long.Images from Childhood 2 - Of Mice and Men full sketch…Continue

Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter yesterday. 10 Replies

Hi, this is a part of my new work (WIP) in process.The work will be 4 movements each from a childhood book.1- Ice Palace2- Of Mice and Men3- Sea gull4- Little PrinceThe end of 2nd movement, Of Mice…Continue

 

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Images from Childhood 2 - Of Mice and Men full sketch

Hi, I have completed the second movement. It is ~5 min 29 pages long.Images from Childhood 2 - Of Mice and Men full sketchhttps://soundcloud.com/user-852737091/images-from-childhood-2-of-mice-and-menIt needs retouch but almost everything is there. I will wait a couple of days before finishing it. Any opinions are welcome meanwhile.Ali R+Images from Childhood 1 - Ice Palace full sketch…See More
9 hours ago
Bob Porter replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Audacity will import and export midi. Although unless it has something to do with Jfugue, I'm not sure what midi has to do with your process. You could write in MS, save as an mp3 or wave import into Audacity to adjust tempo changes and…"
yesterday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Thanks a lot. Í have audacity and use it for merging mp3 files. Never thought of it as a daw. A lot of work to do. I appreciate your info."
yesterday
Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Cakewalk by BandLab is what Bob is referring to. Cakewalk has been an excellent DAW for many years and used to be expensive but BandLab bought it and it is now free but I think they'll try and get you to pay for BandLab which is an online…"
yesterday
Bob Porter replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"As for MuseScore, you may know that version 3 and nice sound fonts are available. Just in case you don't already have it. Band Lab is a free DAW. Personally, DAWs are a mystery to me."
yesterday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Any suggestions for a free DAW?  I did not know that it could be this easy.  I keep my concern for my music to be notated with MuseSCORE though.  .MID file opened with museSCORE.  Because after importing I do quiet some editing,…"
yesterday
Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"I think your approach is good Ali and I don't question it.  If you did want to explore electronic music you could easily do that for little or no expense.  There are free applications available that you can integrate with your…"
yesterday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Thank you very much for your excellent comments and suggestions. Unfortunately I do not have the equipment for electronic music. I am a little bit concerned of being shut in a Limited environment. Instead I prefer Ligeti's approach. I am taking…"
yesterday
Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Yes this is a great effect Ali, I'm impressed with your ideas  I look forward to hearing an extended work.  Have you considered including electronic effects into your work?  The palette of colors and effects possible with…"
yesterday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ronald Fontenot's discussion The Old Man's Tale (A Story of Optimism)
"Hi, To me your ostinato theme sounded a bit short.  This causes the too much repetition feeling.  Your middle section comes very good. It would be a good idea to put a number of middle sections and hence increase the beautiful feeling of…"
Friday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Kurt Francois's discussion Melancholic Piano - 1st composition
"Tempo and rhythms you have chosen points at a meditation character... But even with a meditation piece the flow of information should be enough to keep the listener connected. I did not like the picture you have put.  Only milky way would be…"
Wednesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to OscoBosco's discussion My original violin prelude inspired by Bach Chaconne
"I liked your work.  Easily listenable, perceptible. Enjoyable but also beautiful. The change of tempo comes at the right place and it is used only once so it is not overused. To me it sounded: Full of liveliness with some sorrow. Thank…"
Wednesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Brandon Schwab's discussion Leading a Warm Hand Over the Water - Euphonium Solo
"Soothing.  It has a characteristic mood.  The tune reminds me a character but I am not an expert of American music. The piano part is well written. I do not know whether I am allowed to evaluate this work but humbly: It is a well done…"
Wednesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"Thank you very much. You observe better in the direction - outside to inner while I  try to see from inside to outer. Yes. It is for 13 soloists. The mood is at the end of the book.  George is obliged to kill his mentally sick companion…"
Tuesday
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men
"I liked this fragment and particularly noted the inventive clusters in the opening and close, wider spaced notes in the bass. I also like the way you divided the resources - are these to be soloists? You avoided a long chromatic scale sequence very…"
Tuesday
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

Images from Childhood - Of Mice and Men

Hi, this is a part of my new work (WIP) in process.The work will be 4 movements each from a childhood book.1- Ice Palace2- Of Mice and Men3- Sea gull4- Little PrinceThe end of 2nd movement, Of Mice and Men is attached below.If you wonder my blog has the first movement.Cheers.Ali R+See More
Oct 14

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

Welcome Ali!

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Images from Childhood - 1. Ice Palace

Posted on October 3, 2019 at 11:22am 0 Comments

This is WORK IN PROCESS - WIP.

The first movement is finished as a full size sketch.

There are texts taken from the book.  I put them English and Turkish in the score.

I am not sure yet, if I will leave them there or get a narrator pronounce them

during the performance.

There are also other problems for the retouch phase to correct but the

main idea is this.…

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Anatolia fuer Stimme

Posted on September 28, 2019 at 3:00am 1 Comment

Songs of Liberty

Posted on September 24, 2019 at 3:11pm 0 Comments

https://soundcloud.com/user-852737091/songs-of-liberty

LYRICS:

I

Gorgeous Freedom

by Aleksandr Blok (death 1921)

translation Ali Riza SARAL

 

I prefer the gorgeous freedom,

And I fly to lands of grace,

Where in wide and clear meadows

All is good, as dreams, and blest.

 

Here they rice: the clover clear,

And corn-flower's gentle…

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