"Get yourself an old guitar and tune it like a cello. Then you can pretty much make a good guess about those 2X stops etc. I have always found Piston's Orchestration book invaluable, it has all of that stuff, plus of course a wealth of other…"
"You're right, Stanley, too much reverb.
In the first release, I set a softer reverb, then I chose to increase it to make the music sounding little more poignant.. bad choice.
Regarding the length, I was afraid the piece could have gotten…"
"Thank you so much, Michael but I'd settle for even a much less famous cellist, eheheh.
You know, every composer's dream is listening to musicians playing his music.
A dream, in fact.
Yes, there are some triple stops (a ten of measures)…"
"I would love to hear Yo Yo Ma play this, he would be perfect, he plays such expressive music so well. I wish I could comment on how difficult this would be to play. It has lots of double and triple stops, and maybe even a quadruple stop? I used to…"
"Thank you Dane for your time and your kind words :-)
Of course, it's not played but a cellist, since nobody plays my music.
Unfortunately, I have no idea of the skills required to play i(how I wish), I'm not a professional musician..
"Crikey! Nothing to be sorry about. It brought out the very lyrical qualities of the cello. Was this being played by a 'cellist?
A very nice if sad-sounding work. The double stops all sound feasible played a bit of a way up the fingerboard and…"
"Yes, my notation software is in Italian.
It's my fault, I wanted to translate the score but I should have kept Italian notation, considering Italian is the "official" music language, instead of using my own abbreviations.
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Songs
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
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.
Just an amateur, following his dream
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