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Finding sheet music of foreign composers

Started Dec 17, 2009 0 Replies

Not sure if this is a good place to put this, but it's as good as any.A side effect of a lifetime of amateur composing has left me, amongst other things, keenly fond of a variety of composers who…Continue

FAQ or Noob Alert?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Fretheim Dec 17, 2009. 4 Replies

Hi, nice to meet you, new here, great to be here, I'll get some of my stuff into MP3 and upload soon...And I have a question: I'm just as green as can be right now, but in my life on other forums,…Continue

 

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
20th Century Symphonic
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Garland, TX
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'm an amateur composer of symphonic and chamber insturmental music. I aspire to create new ideas by returning to tonality and then branching in new directories. I have not yet reached far enough beyond derivative work to attempt to bring my work to public view, but I think I'm at least approaching that point finally. My role models in symphonic music are Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Eshpai, and Yasushi Akutagawa, as well as the serious (not PDQ Bach) work of Peter Schickele. I am also very fond of the symphonic work that Edgar Meyer and Mark O'Connor have done in recent years.

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At 5:25am on December 31, 2009, Adrian Allan said…
Thanks for your input on my piece. Most of your astute suggestions have now been followed and it's great to hear from a string specialist.
 
 
 

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