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Moses Act 1 Scene 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by michael diemer Feb 15, 2019. 1 Reply

In the second half of scene two, Moses is to perform two signs and wonders, change his rod into a serpent and make his hand leprous and heal it. The first illusion would be accomplished by throwing…Continue

Moses, Act I Scene 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saul Dzorelashvili Jan 31, 2019. 7 Replies

Greetings fellow composers. I've been away for about 2 months, my longest hiatus in 5 years. Back to the opera Moses. Scene I was Moses being drawn from the Nile by the daughter of Pharaoh.…Continue

Opera, "Moses"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saul Dzorelashvili Oct 18, 2018. 8 Replies

Cecil B.DeMille's Ten Commandments is about 60 years old. I was thinking it could use an update in the form of an opera. It is nearly four hours of epic cataclysm, strife, and disaster, a little…Continue

The Forgotten Man vs. the World

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fredrick zinos Jul 20, 2018. 7 Replies

I am at a crossroads in that I am unsure of what direction to take musically.This piece depicts the final conflict between the united planetary forces of evil and the planet earth, the last standing…Continue


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
classical orchestra
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Flagstaff, Az.
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 an optometrist by profession, but have been composing for chamber orchestra for about 20 years. I play cello, piano, and sing in our group of 10 to 15 musicians and singers.

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At 10:44am on April 21, 2017, Joel Becker said…

Hi Lawrence,

I'm honored that you wish to analyze and cite the Boson piece. Please go ahead. 

I'm not sure if the structure is like John Adams, but the ostinati, consonant quartal harmonies, and some rhythmic aspects are, and the angular theme probably. Have fun! I look forward to seeing the result.


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