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After the War Symphony, here's the first movement of my Love Symphony.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter yesterday. 8 Replies

Hi everybody,It has been a while ago. Been working on too many things, actually. But finally it's her, the first movement (the Adagio) of my Love Symphony.A little backgournd information. The War…Continue

Tags: trumpet, oboe, bassoon, Symphony, Classical

Question about a symphony I want to write in the future

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erwin van Delft Nov 29, 2016. 15 Replies

Good day to everyone.Here's a question I like to ask to anyone who (thinks (s)he) knows the anser...Some of you might have heard my War Symphony. In hindsight, that turned out to be the story of my…Continue

Tags: Symphony

Glory Mass - 1. Kyrie

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erwin van Delft Jan 29. 8 Replies

It's been a very, very long time... Have been quite busy though.Yes, working on too many projects and also having a relationship now doesn't improve my free time to compose.A few weeks ago, I finally…Continue

Tags: choir, solo, orchestra, Kyrie, Mass

Trio for 2 flutes and a violin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erwin van Delft Jun 24, 2016. 19 Replies

Hello everybody,Been back from being away for a while...Here is my flute-flute-violin trio. I can be very short about this. I got the inspiration while listening to the titlesong of Titanic (My heart…Continue

Tags: Trio, Violin, Flute

 

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Bob Porter replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion After the War Symphony, here's the first movement of my Love Symphony.
"No problem."
yesterday
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion After the War Symphony, here's the first movement of my Love Symphony.
"Thank you. I wasn't in defence, don't worry. I was just explaining.  :) I must admit that I do have some troubles voicing my emotions right (I am autistic) and that is probably why my music usually doesn't reflect the title in…"
yesterday
Erwin van Delft replied to H. S. Teoh's discussion Heat: the melting of an icecube
"That was quite impresssive. I could hear the drops falling of the icecube (nicely done!) One very little thing... When you repeat the theme, I would have the second time finish the theme half a note higher. ;) So in stead of D-A-A-D, D-A-A-D, I…"
Feb 5
Erwin van Delft replied to H. S. Teoh's discussion Noises in Two Voices: a fugue in D
"Nice work, HS. Very nice. Sounds light and happy, actually. Too bad it's for piano. LOL You know what I mean."
Jan 31
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Glory Mass - 1. Kyrie
"Sorry for the extreme late reply, Gregorio. Thanks for you comment. Where exactly do you refer to as being the first and second part (measure numer?). I am working on changing the closing end (last 10 bars or so)."
Jan 29
H. S. Teoh replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Glory Mass - 1. Kyrie
"Didn't realize I missed this for so long.  Took a listen today.  Although this genre isn't what I'd listen to, I think it's clear that you are improving a lot, Erwin. The orchestration sounds much more sophisticated, as…"
Dec 27, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to H. S. Teoh's discussion Fugue in C# minor
"You forget to mention that your last name also ends with an 'h'... LOL So... listening to it. Surprise me. Nice opening. But surprising intervals, nice. YOu meantioned that 7th leaps. I like it, nice choice. Well... I am not a…"
Dec 10, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Okay... Call me stupid... but how is this instrument called..? I am trying to find it in MuseScore, but it might help if I know what it's name... I tried a xylophone, but that is with wooden toneblocks... I need the metal sound... Thanks,…"
Nov 29, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Thanks."
Nov 29, 2016
H. S. Teoh replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"@Erwin: Blue noise Pink noise Hope this helps. :-)"
Nov 29, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Do I make myself immortal if I say I don't get the joke..? Sorry, I really don't get it... ;) But actually - that was the idea behind the question... :-P"
Nov 29, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Lawrence Aurich's discussion Serenity Lane
"The first word that comes to mind is 'wow'. Very nice done. I like the opening very much. In my opinion, it's very strong. Although the rest is good, too... I enjoyed listening to it, for sure it was a strong piece of work. I…"
Nov 29, 2016
Greg Brus replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Layer it all with electronics. Pink noise for the girl, blue noise for the boy. :P"
Nov 29, 2016
Erwin van Delft replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"@ Mike: My step daughter is very smart, shy and loves music (she plays a xylophone in a fanfare at school and they ususally win prizes at contests). She is timid and also has a strong will... My son is smart when he wants to, acts dumm when he is…"
Nov 29, 2016
Mike Hewer replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Hi Erwin, Following on with Malcom Arnold again, he firmly believed in sonata form as the dominant form in music. He characterised the 1st subject as masculine and the second feminine. He also thought this way with phrases in his lyrical writing - a…"
Nov 29, 2016
Serenity Laine replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Question about a symphony I want to write in the future
"Everyone seems to have very good suggestions.  I see nothing wrong with writing a "melody" that has gender characteristics.  What came immediately to my mind was the Alma Mahler melody from the first movement of Mahler's…"
Nov 29, 2016

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Classical music
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
The Netherlands
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
My name is Erwin and I love music. Shortly, I desided to write down the tunes I had singing in my head and now I am trying to write a few longer things, concertos. My main style is Classical Music, and though I am a beginner I do my best. Of course, some advise would be welcome every now and then...

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At 8:11pm on April 26, 2016, Ingo Lee said…

Hey Erwin, glad to hear from you! I enjoyed your music that I have heard and I look forward to hearing more from you. Thanks.

At 10:18am on November 8, 2015, Olmnilnlolm said…

I greatly enjoyed our recent conversation, about Holland, Europe, languages, etc.

Your English is quite good, and I found are talk both interesting and entertaining.

Thanks.

OO

At 10:31pm on May 7, 2015, Tyler Hughes said…

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