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Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan-Frederik Carl on Wednesday. 4 Replies

Hi,This is going to be the first movement of my Brass Trio, titled 'Inchoatam'.There will be three movements based on three pictures of incomplete works.1st A Dali 2nd a medardo-rosso 3rd a recent…Continue

Has anybody used CV Piano with Cakewalk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL Apr 21. 3 Replies

Hi,I downloaded/installed CV Piano to Win 10.  It did not run as a Windows application, it could not drive the sound card on my computer.  But I installed the VST into Cakewalk and it seemed to be…Continue

Piece for Brass and Strings - 3rd movement - Frames 3min

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dane Aubrun Apr 16. 18 Replies

Hi,Here is the third movement of my work 'Piece for Brass and Strings'.An experimental Mp3 output of Cakewalk and a MuseSCORE Mp3and the score are attached.  There is astill a lot to learn about…Continue

Has anybody used Sonatina Symphony Orchestra with Cakewalk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL Apr 6. 17 Replies

Hi,I am very new in this VST effort.  I tried to use Cakewalk and TTS-1 builtin, to render my work.Unfortunately the strings are too cheesy not even like strings.  I tried to play withinstrument…Continue

 

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Jan-Frederik Carl replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)
"Hello Ali, have no idea about brass but start to get one when I listen to your piece. It grabs attention from the  very beginning and never lets it go. Sounds modern in a good sense. Thanks for sharing! Jan"
Wednesday
Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)
"Hi Ali, this is an excellent piece of work that you have done. The rhythm and counterpoint are very effective and fun to listen to. Very modern but pleasing as well, you are getting a good sound here. You might need to adjust your dynamics, horns…"
Tuesday
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)
"Hi, Ali, An interesting and exciting piece. Rousing to me because of your excursions into the higher registers. The trumpet and horn will give blistering sounds at those pitches even when playing mp/mf. All playable by accomplished players.…"
May 30
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)
"Pictures 1- Dali 2- medardo-rosso 3- recent Chinese also Michelangelo Slaves and  Rodin Flesh and Marble can be found on internet"
May 29
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

Brass Trio - 1 (2min 30 sec)

Hi,This is going to be the first movement of my Brass Trio, titled 'Inchoatam'.There will be three movements based on three pictures of incomplete works.1st A Dali 2nd a medardo-rosso 3rd a recent chinese work.  The pictures areattached below.My teacher at Illinois State, Roque CORDERO had worked at a known publishingcompany.  He used to say 'There are thousands of composers out there.  Do notcompose if you are going to do something similar.'  It was almost impossible tocomplete a composition…See More
May 29
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Jörfi Terríson's discussion Symphony (compliments of quarantine)
"Hi Jörfi, I listened all 4 movements once.  I would like to listen it once more with the score if it is available. Rendering is perfect.  I liked it very much. Instrument colors and the management of tension through the control of…"
May 7
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Impression for Orchestra
"Hi Dane, I perceived 11 sections. beg - 26'' - 50'' - 1'30'' - 2'35'' - 3'10'' - 3'54'' - 4'20'' - 5'…"
May 5
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Timothy Smith's discussion Celtic Fantasy
"Hi Tim, Very beautiful... Lucid, pure beauty... It would be very interesting if you could try larger forms if it could be done.. Longer sentences, may be a more easily perceived ABA... It would be marvelous.  The style is very…"
Apr 26
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Apr 25
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Gilles C.'s discussion "La ronde..." (feedback, please)
"Is score available?"
Apr 24
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ingo Lee's discussion Chamber group
"Hi Ingo, Wonderful work! Truly enjoyable. Your use of the orchestra reminded me Klangfarben.  Sorry I cannot go deeper at this moment. But your approach although not dissonant and even tonal looks as if post-modern... Using the contributions of…"
Apr 23
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Markus Boyd's discussion Theme and Variations for Keyboard (Galant Pedagogy)
"Hi Markus,  Thank you for the Gallant schemata.  It clarified the schemata idea very well. Your post has inspired me to create my own atonal schematas and create a Minuet. Very interesting. Thanks a lot."
Apr 23
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Markus Boyd's discussion Theme and Variations for Keyboard (Galant Pedagogy)
"Hi Markus, I liked the 8 + 12 bars configuration. Also the harmonic skeleton is pleasant. Maybe it would be better if it is played a bit slower. Of course some local tempo envelope alterations would be nice.  Otherwise it sounds a bit…"
Apr 22
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Kjell Prytz's discussion Debussy Inspired
"Hi Kjell, Wonderful work.  A lot of hard work, I can imagine. The strongest point is the use of timbre.  Repetition, contrast, even recap comes in the instrument colours, hence the timbrel domain.  I have one abstention to that, the…"
Apr 21
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Timothy Smith's discussion The Visitor
"Hi Tim, Hımmm... Interesting work... A bit fantastic... A bit strange... You use classical harmony as if writing atonal music... I wonder how this would sound with volumes of all the background instruments set lower considerably according to the…"
Apr 21

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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