"Thanks Miguel! I've been composing on and off since 14, but I'm currently studying classical composition in school. I definitely like Stravinsky and Hindemith, but I've listened mostly to Prokofiev in the past!
"Yes, I feel that the process of writing for minor, and also less musically skilled groups is a good practice to learn how to deal with bigger ones...on one hand, professional ensembles will make less mistakes, but then again, it's much easier…"
Heya all,I thought I'd post a recent performance I had of a piece, Rebirth of the Wilds which was for a New York group called Argento. Sorry beforehand for some serious score errors, there's some typos in this version of the sheet music.See More
"Hi Kento - here is that link for you: Tippets 2nd Symphony (mve 3) - I think a technique to be considered is to think of dynamics rhythmically as well as sonically - a change of pace accompanied by a change in the rhythmic structures."
"Hey Jack, thanks for the suggestions about Tippet; I will see if I can hear it on Youtube or access it anywhere else. Do you know any orchestral compositions with a lot of drive through dynamics which there are scores available on imslp.org ? I am…"
"Thanks for the comments Thomas! Here's my responses:
Trumpet: That's very true that the trumpet comes out prominently in the orchestra. How do you feel about the other brass instruments? Do you feel they're able to blend better with…"
"Hi Kento - enjoyable. With shades of French impressionism throughout. A beautiful journey - both subtle and exciting. Have you heard the 3rd movement of Tippets second symphony - check it out for radical changes in dynamic which might drive your…"
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
film, web, multimedia, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Early RPG Music, Japanese Videogame music. The entire jazz movement, electronic music, early French baroque, Georgian (in Russia) Chant, Impressionism...
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
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"When I was still in middle school, partially because English was my second language, I was terrible with words. My thoughts were intense, but I had no way to concisely communicate them.
Improvising on piano and composing music was just something I came to do out of necessity, because I could communicate better speaking through the sounds of music than with spoken words. Music is the language for expressing the unspeakable."
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As usual, you have a very keen ear and you're half right about the decoration. It was not a particular reference to Bach (perhaps unconsciously?), but yes, its purpose was to align the listeners' ear to the imitation. In the following "section", when the first two voices present the same subject in melodic inversion (the third comes in with the un-inverted subject), I felt it unnecessary. By now, the listener should know what's happening, I thought. Outside of this exception, I tried to keep these pieces rather minimalist (in the general, not historical sense) and emphasize clarity over activity and effects, so there are very few decorations throughout. You've got sharp listening skills, my friend.
So far, I've just listened to the two posted here, and enjoyed both (Life and Original Piano Improv). I will listen to more throughout the week. Looks like you have quite a few on Youtube. Thanks for stopping by.
glad you asked. It's a greek island. =) Its northwest of Greece and east of Sicely... Its a nice place with tourism and all in summer. As for the University is the best I think in Greece on the music deps, and maybe one of the finest in Europe. You could Google up Ionian University and also visit www.ionio.gr
Thank you for taking the time to listen and to make such intelligent comments. To be honest, I have no idea why that Bb is in that passage other than that it seemed to break of the impending monotony of the key.