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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Morabito Jun 19. 2 Replies

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

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Charles Holt replied to ElektroN's discussion My first electronic song with the FL-studio
"I had to google what "Seven Nation Army" was but I don't hear a similarity upon review."
Wednesday
Charles Holt replied to Stephen Lines's discussion True sounds
"A problem I'm becoming familiar with myself so I feel for you. Monitoring speakers is what you need and certainly not headphones! Monitors colour the sound minimally or not at all and therefore allow you to mix the sound without being…"
Sep 14
Charles Holt replied to Ashley Berg's discussion initial idea
"Well what do you do? :)"
Aug 31
Charles Holt replied to Elias Fredericks's discussion String Quartet
"Cooperation is always good Graeme but with the exception of some reverb, I don't hear a lot of difference between your sample quality and Elias'! Elias, I would recommend adding some subtle hall reverb to start with as almost all live…"
Aug 25
Charles Holt replied to Ashley Berg's discussion What kind of software do you use in your creative workflow?
"I don't really. Pencil and paper with some very basic software instruments.You've asked a few stimulating questions Ashley, do you have music of your own? What's your path?"
Aug 14
Charles Holt replied to H. S. Teoh's discussion Fantasia Sonata in G minor
"H. S., this is a beautiful piece! Moving from power to delicacy with the greatest of ease and wonderful themes. Some stretches that began to lose my attention though it must be said. I see Mike Hewer is no longer on this forum but used to be? Based…"
Jul 30
Charles Holt replied to Darlene Hunt's discussion My first piece here
"It's nerve wracking to post your first piece as I well know - bravo for your courage Darlene."
Jul 24
Charles Holt replied to Ingo Lee's discussion How can I learn to write atonal music?
"Thanks Ingo, I will try to have something up next week. I'm glad it is friendlier! What was happening in the recent past?"
Jul 22
Charles Holt replied to Ingo Lee's discussion How can I learn to write atonal music?
"I know I'm getting on a bit but have even more posts have disappeared. I'm not just going senile am I?! I'd hoped to catch up on the discussion.Your insights are most valuable Bob - I am still puttering away on my own meagre efforts…"
Jul 21
Charles Holt replied to Ingo Lee's discussion How can I learn to write atonal music?
"What happened? I've been enjoying this discussion albeit silently."
Jul 20
Charles Holt replied to Michael Bates's discussion Shifting Tones II
"Bravo!"
Jul 3
Charles Holt replied to Galih Setiawan's discussion Quarter Gelo (Epic Music)
"After Bob Morabito very kindly posted his Epic Music guide I grew fascinated and started absorbing as much of this genre - new to me! - as I could. Based on this and my own knowledge I would suggest your music simply sounds too much like other…"
Jul 1
Charles Holt replied to Lio Mori's discussion Hello from Argentina
"Hello Lio - great name! Anticipating your music."
Jun 25
Charles Holt replied to Gav Brown's discussion Work in Progress, Suggestions/Feedback Sought - Flute Duo
"I really wouldn't change anything Gav - I think it's delightfully composed and very fitting for a flute's strengths."
Jun 24
Charles Holt replied to Marco Di Stefano's discussion Portrait #4 - Flooded Memories
"Not everyone has access to this level of quality though Mike. My setup is very basic indeed and I hope that the music will come through on its own merits. Marco has produced a wonderful piece."
Jun 21

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Multimedia, Choir, Songs
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Choral
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
UK
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.
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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At 3:22pm on June 17, 2018, Gav Brown said…

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