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Paul Halley's Discussions

Midnight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Halley May 3. 8 Replies

MidnightContinue

"midnight"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Halley Apr 29. 3 Replies

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Star Wars 7

Started this discussion. Last reply by Olmnilnlolm Jan 31, 2016. 8 Replies

Are there any Star Wars fans here and does anyone besides me think Star Wars 7 sucked?Continue

New Years (music) resolutions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Olmnilnlolm Jan 3, 2016. 43 Replies

Will anyone have any new years resolutions relating to composition?I would like to finish the several St Quartets I am working on and my 1st piano sonata, as well as a trio for P,VC and…Continue

 

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Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Thanks HS glad you liked it. Yes its one of my longest movements and definitely runs the risk of losing listeners! Yes around 110 builds to a mid movement climax and hopefully the semitone  keychange from d# minor to e minor  just before…"
May 3
H. S. Teoh replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Lovely! I felt it was a little on the long side, but then that's just my personal bias towards being more concise. :-) OTOH, though, I am utterly in awe at your mastery of lyricism and melodic lines, something I still struggle with. I did like…"
May 3
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Hi Michael , thanks for the comments. Theres a few errors in the recording that shouldnt be there... I tried giving the cello a bit more in a couple other places but I didnt really like the result.... but yes more cello melody would be good.."
May 2
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Thanks Mike glad you liked it. This is a middle movement so Ive got most of the contrast between movements rather than within ... I was however quite tempted for a while to make a contrasting section in the middle but decided against it for better…"
May 2
Michael Lofting replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"As with some of your other pieces the melodic lines just flow. Noticed that there a number of places where one of the violins has a rest in the line but they both seem to finish or carry on together anyway. Would also like to see the 'cello…"
Apr 30
Mike Hewer replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Very lovely Paul. I could hear faint echoes of Faure and even Mahler in there, but not in a way that detracts from your piece. I personally would have liked a contrast to the constant lyricism, perhaps leading to a more pronounced climax, but that…"
Apr 30
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"also "this""
Apr 29
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Hopefully you can open tis"
Apr 29
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"Let's try again, reposting..."
Apr 29
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Apr 29
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"i attached a file that was wrong...can i reattch or do i start again? lol ... a bit simple here.."
Apr 29
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"oops"
Apr 29
Paul Halley replied to Bob Porter's discussion Chorale For Small Orchestra
"Delightful bob."
Feb 22, 2016
Paul Halley replied to Fredrick zinos's discussion Geometrics
"Very likeable piece Fred. Is this a small stand alone piece or part of something bigger to come? Great name too. Maybe do a set of these? Dimensions would be another possible name. Well done"
Feb 22, 2016
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "Song of Love"
"Glad u liked them Stivo.  "
Feb 3, 2016
Paul Halley replied to Stivo Bandini's discussion "Drunk at the strip club"
"Its very nice! You capture what u set out to very well I think! I like when the strings come in - the sweetly sad sounds to me sounds like a female there has captured your attention and you are infatuated, but alas you are too drunk...."
Feb 2, 2016

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Web, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Shellharbour NSW Australia
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
I compose in a fairly traditional style. For the last few years I've been mainly working on string quartets.
Website:
www.paulhalleymusic.com

2.%202nd%20Mvt%20Animato%20-%20Full%20Score.pdf

Here is a PDF of my string quartet movement. Done with sibelius 7

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