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Musical analysis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Socrates Arvanitakis Nov 3. 1 Reply

Hi AllHere's a link to an interesting lecture given at Durham University UK by Dr Julian Horton entitled In Defencse of Musical Analysis:…Continue

New work For Pipe Organ

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Dougall Nov 20, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi AllHere's a new work for Pipe Organ (I would call it a new piece but in Scotland a piece is something you eat with jam). Hopefully I've embedded a link to it as a fame but if not heres a link to…Continue

Remove Song

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Lofting Mar 5, 2016. 1 Reply

HiI have uploaded two songs - they are both identical with a different mix in each. I didn't mean to have both, so how do I remove one - I've tride a few things but no luck. Thanx-CDContinue

Score for Air Mullach Carn Gorm

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Dougall Mar 6, 2016. 2 Replies

Score attached. It's a short piece but I think I will extend it - maybe pizz strings & harp coming in after the final Amaj chord and develop it from there.- CDContinue

 

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Colin Dougall replied to Scott Andrew Hutchins's discussion Sampling music writing software
"Hi Scott I've been using Dorico since it was released - it's now on version 2. You can either get the full version or the Elements version for approx $90 USD - I also started with Musescore but switched for the same reasons as mentioned…"
Saturday
Colin Dougall replied to Ashley Berg's discussion Modern Technologies
"Hi All I liked Timothy's line: "Technology is both our greatest enabler and  our greatest foe all rolled into one. You can do anything with music, So can everyone else." I've spent most of my working life in academia (in…"
Thursday
Colin Dougall replied to Bob Morabito's discussion NotePerformer 3.1 update: Big improvement with Finale integration; much more
"Hi Harold I'm afraid it's true (Dorico & trills) - for now at least - see this thread:  https://www.steinberg.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=145657 This is a major pain in the butt, one that should be sorted in the next update I…"
Nov 11
Colin Dougall replied to Bob Morabito's discussion NotePerformer 3.1 update: Big improvement with Finale integration; much more
"Hi I've been using it for a few days now and I must say that I am pretty impressed - I'll be buying it as a xmas present for myself. It is, imo, purely a very good score interpreter but it can only play what your notation program allows -…"
Nov 10
Colin Dougall replied to Bob Morabito's discussion NotePerformer 3.1 update: Big improvement with Finale integration; much more
"Hi All I downloaded NP3 this morning and have spent most of the day trying it out. i work withj Dorico Pro 2 and my orchestral library of choice is VSL SE 1. I also have Garritan 5 (which I rarely use) and Miroslave Philharmonik 2. For Pipe organ I…"
Nov 6
Colin Dougall replied to Ashley Berg's discussion Modern Technologies
"Hi All Here's my tuppence worth. The role of AI in the composers toolbox is to make the tools better, i.e., orchestral libraries that sound like the real thing and fx like EQ, Limiters, a better Cubase & etc that are easy to use and…"
Nov 5
Socrates Arvanitakis replied to Colin Dougall's discussion Musical analysis
"Thanks Colin, very interesting lecture! If we are living in today's musical world, we can miss such expositions only at our peril."
Nov 3
Colin Dougall posted a discussion

Musical analysis

Hi AllHere's a link to an interesting lecture given at Durham University UK by Dr Julian Horton entitled In Defencse of Musical Analysis:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP7Gw3mfe-UEnjoy CDSee More
Oct 31
Colin Dougall commented on Corrado Forza's blog post Books about Neoclassical Music Harmony
"Hi IHave a look at this, it gets good reviews - you can get in on eBay and Amazon: Guide To Musical Analysis Paperback – 13 Feb 1992 by Nicholas Cook  (Author) A google search brings up various links to Stravinsky…"
Oct 27
Colin Dougall replied to Christophe Heroufosse's discussion Sanity Check
"Hello again Chrispophe I enjoyed listening to - it is interesting. I can accept it as it is, but for me it's a bit frustrating. Colin"
Oct 26
Colin Dougall replied to Bob Morabito's discussion Beta Testing NotePerformer 3.1
"Hi All i've thought about this - I have a macBook Pro and Dorico Pro 2.0 but as far as I know it's not yet ready for Dorico scores? C"
Oct 26
Colin Dougall replied to Christophe Heroufosse's discussion Drei Verzauberungen
"Hi Christophe I listened to this, and a few others, on your soundcloud page  - totentanz I(both) & factor eleven. I enjoyed listening to them. The overall impression I'm left with is that musically you are painting a pretty bleak…"
Oct 25
Colin Dougall replied to Saul Dzorelashvili's discussion Song of The Forest
"Hi Saul Not at all, being asked to critique someones work is a privilege - one can always learn from the work of others. Colin"
Oct 23
Colin Dougall replied to Gav Brown's discussion Notes on self-publishing of sheet music
"Hi Gav Thanks for this - I didn't realise such things existed so I'll give it a go. Colin"
Oct 23
Colin Dougall replied to Saul Dzorelashvili's discussion Song of The Forest
"Hi Saul I enjoyed listeningto this - it's a lovely piece. I think perhaps the instrumentation could be expanded - the music is meant to evoke a forest (and by extension all sorts of foresty things) - piccolo, oboe? - I'm not suggesting…"
Oct 23
Colin Dougall replied to J Joe Townley's discussion Ghostly Waltzes Op 3 Would Appreciate Any And All Opinions, Critiques, etc.
"Hi Joe I've listened to the first three of the waltzes - I'm definetely a fan of waltzes and by extension what I've just heard from you. I have to say I'm not a fan of the voices and I tuned them out and concentrated on the rest…"
Oct 21

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Scotland
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 play piano & guitar. As a composer was mainly pop/rock but have moved on to orchestral pieces. I use Dorico for scoring and Cubase Pro 9.5, VSL SE 1, VSL Konzerthaus Organ, Miroslav Philharmonik 2, & other odds and sods.

Dorico (latest), Cubase (latest), VSL SE 1, VSL Konzerthaus Organ, Miroslav Philharmonik 2, other assorted odds and sods.

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