This video makes some interesting points about how different musicians interpret rhythms differently. Does anyone want to comment on this, I'm interested in the explanation of the Bernstein clip…Continue
"Dane, I'm sorry I'm late to this and I hope you are doing Ok healthwise. I enjoyed this piece and I didn't find the length to be an issue other than my own lack of time. I guess we expect certain unifying elements in…"
"Michael, I hope that members will do as you say and support this site. I have no problem with the Ning server per se, but the free servers do work and Gav wouldn't have to face this situation every year. Can you please describe for…"
"I think this forum is valuable to composers and should continue. I am willing to donate if after this discussion we decide that is the best way to continue. It is certainly unfair to expect admins to bear the cost of this site in addition to their…"
"If we want to profit from our music ( or just post it for others to listen to ) we have to participate in the market in its current form. Technology has made good quality sound available to anyone who is willing to make the effort to get it.…"
"Lucas, on your original question, I would recommend taking a quick course in harmony since you are interested in this function.
I think if someone is serious about music, all those 'rules' are at the least very interesting and at the…"
"Hi Rafael, welcome to the forum. Your piece has a very nice sound and your score is easy to read, I think you have done very well in your first year. If you haven't already done so you might consider working with binary and ternary…"
"MIDI files can be very expressive and emotional, you can edit each note forward or backward in time by tiny increments which allows you to be very creative. DAWS have quantization, humanization and "groove generators" to do some of that…"
"Hi Luke, welcome to Composer's Forum.
There are a variety of approaches to recording a final product with virtual instruments, and inserting MIDI files exported from notation software into a DAW is one that a lot of composers do use.
"I'm not a violinist so perhaps someone else might explain this better.
You might want to maintain scoring consistency by using all sharps or all flats since there is no 'key' per se.
You might want to consider the underlying harmony,…"
"Well if you have say a Gb key signature then it would be Cb. A sharp key sig up to C# major could use a B. Different context would determine it I guess.
"The Great Highland bagpipe actually has four reeds: the…"
"I don't understand either, but there is this. Sibelius notation software says that the symbol in your attachment above is "1-1/2 half steps flat."
I'm no expert but the only way I know of to flat a string harmonic is to…"
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Web, Small Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
I like them all
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.
I've played various styles of music semi-professionally off and on for many years, and written both instrumental and vocal material during most of that time.
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Hello there, welcome to composersforum :] if you're looking for some of my works, you can check them out on my profile page, I did upload couple of new stuffs on video/playlist~ Looking for yours too, please share if you do :p