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violin sonata e-minor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liz Atems yesterday. 3 Replies

Id' like to present to you my violin sonata in e-minor in classical style which I wrote 10 exactly years ago and which still means very much to me. Here is at first the quite furious 3rd movement…Continue

Symphony in C-Major - from fragments of Mendelssohns 6th symphony

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saul Gefen on Thursday. 1 Reply

Because I want to present the symphony as a whole I open a new thread:The first movement based on the 2 minutes complete score and further sketches by Mendelssohn I.Allegro…Continue

Symphony in C-Major

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Robijns Feb 13. 13 Replies

Hi, I am new in this forum and I'd like to present to you the first movement of this symphony. It is a work which was originally left as a 2 minutes fragment by a certain composer (I don't name him…Continue

 

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Liz Atems replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion violin sonata e-minor
"I agree with Tim and Saul. A solid work, true to the idiom yet with a few startling changes of direction that keep the listener on the toes. Well done Gerd!"
yesterday
Saul Gefen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion violin sonata e-minor
"It is written very well. It would sound fun to play and could be a nice recital piece to be performed on stage. Some sections reminds me of the melody 'over the rainbow' and even some Baroquian Bach. Over all it is a sold…"
yesterday
Timothy Smith replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion violin sonata e-minor
"You are quite a gifted composer! I enjoyed listening to this. The composition itself stands very solid. I am guessing this is a sound fonts sound set. No need to comment further on that. The composition makes up for that in a big way.  As a…"
yesterday
Gerd Prengel replied to Rick's discussion I’m Looking Down
"Wow, Rick this is soo enjoyable to listen to  which indeed beautifully takes us back to the glorious Beatles days. Also "Absolutely Sweet Marie" from Bob Dylan  came to my mind ... Thank you!! Do you have more of that? Gerd"
Friday
Gerd Prengel posted a discussion

violin sonata e-minor

Id' like to present to you my violin sonata in e-minor in classical style which I wrote 10 exactly years ago and which still means very much to me. Here is at first the quite furious 3rd movement :III.  Allegro con fuoco (Tarantella):http://www.gerdprengel.de/violin-sonata-3.mp3http://gerdprengel.de/violinsonata_3.pdfThe other2  movements I will add later ...GerdSee More
Friday
Saul Gefen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Symphony in C-Major - from fragments of Mendelssohns 6th symphony
"The second movement is Magnificent. Beautiful orchestration. Keeping with the Mendelssohn style.  Thank you for sharing! This is concert worthy and it should be performed!"
Thursday
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song Without Words In E minor for Piano and Violin (Score Included)
"Dear Saul, I just created a new rendition with the violin from NotePerformer and the piano from the soundfonts "pianissimum". I think especially the violin sounds terrific now!  What a fantastic piece you wrote!!! Thank…"
Wednesday
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song Without Words In E minor for Piano and Violin (Score Included)
"If you would send me the Finale File I may create a better violin sound with my NotePerformer Tool... :-) By the way, did you listen by now to my second movement from my Mendelsohn 6th symphony project? Gerd"
Wednesday
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song Without Words In E minor for Piano and Violin (Score Included)
"Dear Saul, again this is great ! A very spirited compostion, very enjoying!! How funny that about 10 years ago I wrote a similiar violinsonata in the same key ... I will share it in the coming days. As for the rendition: your piano is wonderful…"
Wednesday
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song without Words In F for Solo Piano
"Oh, yes, and I adore it, especially the Coda of the 1st mov.! Years ago I got a score of it. I don't understand why it is not performed more often."
Feb 13
Gerd Prengel posted a discussion

Symphony in C-Major - from fragments of Mendelssohns 6th symphony

Because I want to present the symphony as a whole I open a new thread:The first movement based on the 2 minutes complete score and further sketches by Mendelssohn I.Allegrohttp://www.gerdprengel.de/Mendelssohn_unfinished_symphony1.mp3http://www.gerdprengel.de/Symphony_in_C_Allegro.pdfand …See More
Feb 13
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song without Words In F for Solo Piano
"Oh, yes, I also love Mendelssohn to the uttermost, I devour everything from him what I can find, also the rarities and unpublished fragments ;-) ... so I also came to the 6th symphony fragment, of which 'i will present here also the second…"
Feb 13
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Song without Words In F for Solo Piano
"Wow, Saul, how beautiful!! I love it! Could be indeed a "Lieder ohne Worte" by Mendelssohn! Do you have more of this kind? Gerd"
Feb 13
Raymond Robijns replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Symphony in C-Major
"Hallo Gerd, first impression: this is great! And further listening didn't change that impression. Beethovenian, Mendelssohn (a bit), is that bad? Of course not, we all are products of evolution (musical speaking). Raymond"
Feb 13
Saul Gefen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Symphony in C-Major
"Thanks, I have read the book as well. Probably didn't pay too much attention to this detail. I'll look at the score and get back to you... Regards"
Feb 11
Gerd Prengel replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Symphony in C-Major
"Hi, Saul, First I read about it about 2 years ago in the biography by Larry Todd which you mentioned and then I discovered an article about it also by Todd from 1980 or so, then I ordered a copy from a Mendelssohn research center in Leipzig. Here is…"
Feb 11

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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?
Classical + neo Classical Music
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Darmstadt, Germany
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 am mostly influenced by (Vienna) Classical music and so this is also the style I love to compose. So far I wrote a symphony, a string quartett, a piano sonata, a violin sonata and some smaller pieces. Also I love to orchestrate classical piano or string quartett pieces (Well tempered piano by Bach, Beethoven's last 3 piano sonatas, . . .), I
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