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Orange String Suite - the rest of the movements

Started Jan 6, 2016 0 Replies

Hi All -I had posted the 1st movement of this suite & got some good feedback.  I'm likely to really deeply revise the first movement quite a bit.  As explained in my 1st movement reply to…Continue

Orange String Suite - 1st movement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Varga Jan 5, 2016. 3 Replies

Hello everyone -I'm new to the forum and just started composing again last year after a very long hiatus.  I had been writing much smaller works in undergraduate and then just burned out a bit.  I've…Continue

 

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Orange String Suite - the rest of the movements

Hi All -I had posted the 1st movement of this suite & got some good feedback.  I'm likely to really deeply revise the first movement quite a bit.  As explained in my 1st movement reply to comments, this was my first larger piece I've written after a long, long break from composing.  The 2nd & 3rd movements are much more traditional - with 2 intending to run right into 3 with a small break.  The 4th movement moves more towards an extended language and more non-traditional key signatures…See More
Jan 6, 2016
Jay Varga replied to Jay Varga's discussion Orange String Suite - 1st movement
"I wanted to thank you guys for the thoughtful comments.  This was my first stab at larger scale composing in probably 10+ years, so I was not trying to throw in the kitchen sink, but it was hard not to do so.   Relentless is a word that…"
Jan 5, 2016
Nicholas Kelly replied to Jay Varga's discussion Orange String Suite - 1st movement
"This is a nice change of pace from all the "epic trailer music" that seems to be all over the Internet (and this forum) these days. I like the harmonic and intervallic ideas that keep coming back, as well as the playfulness with imitation…"
Dec 30, 2015
Jay Varga posted a discussion

Orange String Suite - 1st movement

Hello everyone -I'm new to the forum and just started composing again last year after a very long hiatus.  I had been writing much smaller works in undergraduate and then just burned out a bit.  I've done some arranging over the many years since college, but not much original writing.  Thought I'd get my feet wet with a string orchestra piece - the first movement is attached here.After I completed the suite, I've composed several other large scale orchestral pieces, which I might post later.…See More
Dec 29, 2015
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Early 20th Century
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
NYC Area
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
Began piano & cello at an early age and got the bug to compose in my late teens. I have an undergraduate degree in composition, but never pursued it professionally. 20 years later... I've decided to pick back up and do some composing.

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