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J Paul Smith
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  • Easton, PA
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J Paul Smith replied to Keith Theodosiou's discussion Orchestral Composing and Mixing Views
"Oh, yes, I do it quite often, but definitely not always. And yes, the synth stuff is buried deep and hardly even discernible. Or in addition to that, I’ve sometimes used orchestral instruments from two different libraries, just to add a slight…"
Apr 13
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Apr 12
J Paul Smith replied to michael diemer's discussion Berceuse (Lullaby And Good Flight)
"Some of it, but especially the first few minutes, has a Celtic vibe, in my opinion, but I very much liked that. It almost sounded like it could’ve been a part of Horner’s ‘Braveheart’ score. Some of the rest left me a little…"
Apr 12
J Paul Smith replied to Keith Theodosiou's discussion Piano Concerto No1 (1st Movement)
"I chuckled at this response, because it’s really the exact thing I do. In other words, I also have a strong tendency to stick with the tried and true. Also true is that I’ll switch between compositions when I find I’ve rammed head…"
Apr 11
J Paul Smith replied to Keith Theodosiou's discussion Piano Concerto No1 (1st Movement)
"I will say right away that I rather liked it. Lots of energy there, very percussive in the piano part, etc., but, and I hate to say it, it’s in the Romantic style through and through, which can only lead one to take it less seriously, at this…"
Apr 11
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Apr 11
J Paul Smith replied to Gav Brown's discussion Orchestra Sample, Feedback Sought
"Well, I’ll tell you what, I sure like it. It has a nice modern feel to it, without being too esoteric. However, I would most certainly nix those first timpani, as they seem completely incongruent with the rest of the piece. But I suppose that…"
Apr 11
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"Welcome J Paul!"
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Web, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
classical, prog rock, and cinematic
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Pa, USA
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.
Used to play in lots of bands when I was younger, but have long had an interest in branching out into more serious forms.

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At 7:29pm on April 10, 2019, Gav Brown said…

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