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Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos Nov 29, 2016. 8 Replies

https://youtu.be/8xBGlZt2-R4First part of my upcoming Orchestral Suite no.1. It's my first instrumental work on a biger scale so be genlte.I attach the…Continue

Instrumental - The Show Went On

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Jul 17, 2016. 4 Replies

“The show went on” is my first officially released song. I’ve posted it here a couple of weeks ago.With so much going on with it musically, I thougnt it would be nice to get a “stripped to the…Continue

The show went on - A not too pop-ish pop song

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Jun 18, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi all...I'm basically a pianist but recently moved towards song-writing. This is my first "complete" song (produced in a proffesinal studio- fully orchestrated etc.).Being classicaly trained I tried…Continue

Tags: Structure, Song, pop, Symphonic

 

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Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Mike Hewer's discussion Prelude and Fugue no.2 for piano
Dec 17, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to H. S. Teoh's discussion Fugue in C# minor
"Neat fugal writing, and the theme is really beautiful, well done! It reminded me of Bach's G minor in the WTC I with those rests you are using ;) Writing a fugue and making it sound interesting is not an easy feat, and maybe some parts (7-13…"
Dec 13, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Domo Pax Inekigha's discussion Trailer Music Concept.
"I'm not an expert composer so I will leave deconstruction to @Dave and others (though I might be a little more of an expert in deconstruction - my master's thesis was about deconstructing Nietchze's Birth of Tragedy - still cant spell…"
Dec 9, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Roberto Cipollina's discussion Feedback on my String Quartet - Fantasia su "Gwyn, Lord of Cinder"
"Awesome! I' m not familiar with the original Theme but really liked what I heared, and totally agree with Dave... And bravo for the sound of the track! Bocca lupo! "
Dec 5, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Yoshed's discussion Mano del Desierto
"Lovely atmosheric piece! The hand in the desert! I wouldn't go that heavy on the reverb, especially in the solo piano parts, it sound a little to drowned for my taste, but then, that's just taste. Bravo!"
Dec 2, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Lawrence Aurich's discussion Serenity Lane
"I have to addmit that reading through those posts I almost forgot to write about Fredrick's piece! You've got to love those discussions that start with something and end up being about anything! :p Anyway, this is a really lovely piece,…"
Nov 29, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights
"@Fredrik Sure it does! I've only been in Croatia for 10 days this summer :) @Nikola Yes, it doesnt really... Although Greek and Croatian and Balkan music in general have a lot in common this in neither Greek nor Balkan music. It was not…"
Nov 29, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights
"Hi Dimitris. It looks good. Would like to hear it, too..."
Nov 28, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights
"Thx for the good words guys! Happy you enjoyed it! @Mike Noted, will keep that in mind. @Fredrick You should visit Dalmatia... I was there this summer, and this is how this piece came to be and got it's title. I assure you there are a 101…"
Nov 27, 2016
Mike Hewer replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights
"nice Dimitris, very evocative. Just one thing, put the string section at the bottom of the score - that's  the way its done usually. Mike."
Nov 26, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos posted a discussion

Orchestral Suite no.1 (Mvmt. 1): Dalmatian Nights

https://youtu.be/8xBGlZt2-R4First part of my upcoming Orchestral Suite no.1. It's my first instrumental work on a biger scale so be genlte.I attach the sheet music to get some more advanced tips for the orchestration etc. Hope you enjoy! What do you think? See More
Nov 26, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Fredrick zinos's discussion Incredible Performance
"wow!"
Aug 26, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to adib najjar's discussion I dont get how to get my compositions to the next level
"Totally agree with @Bod... You have a voice, everyone does. Don't try to write in an idiom that is not yours. If you like tonal music write tonal stuff. If you like short pieces don't try to write one hour long symphonies. I'm not…"
Jul 20, 2016
Bob Porter replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Instrumental - The Show Went On
"Sure, I can see this version in a supporting role like credits. It's pretty cool you got some interest in it."
Jul 17, 2016
Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Instrumental - The Show Went On
"Thank you for the replies! @ Bod thx for listening. Some record-company-guys acctually were more insterested in the instrumental version than the full song. 2 different persons from different companies told me to look into synchronization/licencing…"
Jul 17, 2016
Gav Brown replied to Dimitris Chrisanthakopoulos's discussion Instrumental - The Show Went On
"Hi Dimitris, This has some things to recommend it - overall nice instrumentation, a pleasant feel, nice chord progressions. It seems light on melody, but that can work for movie music, especially when the music is being used as a backdrop to support…"
Jul 15, 2016

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
I' classically trained as a musician,but I like all kinds of stuff... so fusion maybe
Is music your main income source?
Yes!
Where do you live?
Athens, Greece
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
I'm mostly a piano player-teacher, but as I got involved in theater shows, playing for ballet-contemporary dance schools, piano bars, and other than classical stuff I started improvising first, and then lillte by little composing... I'm not sure if I would call myself a "composer" but well... life is what happens when you make other plans :-)

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