I've been reading through some older posts before saying anything and from what I've found I think I'm going to be very happy here!I'm privileged to have had a successful career in what might still…Continue
"The trouble is that there isn't a god Saul. Anything taken from the asumption that there is of course will be quesitonable! Ordained information my word! If it is ordained wht is it not exact? In any case I have noticed any criticism of your…"
"Congratulations Gav! 10% does seem a little low but I am nor versed in these things. I would be very rigorous with the contraact and query any points you are not sure of. A reputable publisher should be happy to explaIm. Is there a period of…"
"So there aren't seven 7000 year cycles for the earth? This is why interpreting scripture can only give loose results there seems to be no real consensus. I believe mention is made in the Qur'an of the earth being shaped like an eGG and…"
"Funnily enough I have spoken to Muslims who claim vry similar things apropos their scripture predating scientific study and in a very similar fashion their claims dont hold up being often based on tortuous interpretation and retrospective…"
"Perhaps it also is because the trill is always (almost?) on the same notes which beCome more or less consonant as the harmony changes. But I like that as an effect it reminds me of a piece by Ennio Moricone. I cant recall which one though! So I…"
"This was lovely. Simple melodies given time to grow and fluorish. Very much a sense of control and precision in your writing. I am hesitant to suggest outrght changes to a composers work bUt I do think the repeated left hand trill motif is wearing…"
"Might I suggest you clarify your scores a little Saul? There are many engraving issues such aas notation collissions, redundant rests, ties in the wrong direction, stems in the wrong direction. i noticed you have two notes beamed over an inserted…"
"Hello Saul! Very interesting pieces. Its been some time since I saw you here but why have you changed your name from Dzorelashvili to Gefen? You have the same photo and tracks on your soundcloud so I suppose it must be you but I'm just curious…"
"Great idea. I once wrote a cello sonata and gave it to a member of the Portland Symphony. He said it contained some very high notes. I don't remember exactly, but I'm pretty sure I had an F in there. I have been careful ever since with…"
"I think I'll have to sit out for a while. This is a one-sided continuation of exchanges between Charles and Ali, thinly veiled as a discussion about how much a composer should know about an instrument before writing for it. Were I Ali, I have…"
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Multimedia, Choir, Songs
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
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I am a choral and sacred composer with four decades of experience, now beginning to move away from the rigorous strictures surrounding such work into a more harmonically unbound future. I'm hoping to meet fellow practitioners and get some meat on the skeleton of my output! Talk to you soon, Charles
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