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Two Resolutions - comments please!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Townsend Jul 29. 7 Replies

Hi all,I would welcome comments on new piece 'Two Resolutions' for unaccompanied choir. This is the first of three pieces in a similar style that I'm hoping will be part of an album release next…Continue

Hi From Rich

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Smith Sep 16. 2 Replies

Hi All,I've just joined the forum. I am London-based composer and producer of my own music. I write jazz, folk, electronic, rock and contemporary classical material and I'm going to release my first…Continue

 

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Timothy Smith replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Hi From Rich
"Welcome Rich. I'm a little late to the party here. Nice to have you on board!"
Sep 16
Rich Townsend replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Thanks very much Graeme, I will be producing a score over the next few weeks. I share your concerns about the dynamics and it's good that you can confirm that. "
Jul 29
Graeme Helliwell replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"As a singer/chorister (Bass), it would really help to have a score to see where the breaks are. What size of choir are you looking at? Notewise, it sounds fine, but I'm not sure about the management of dynamics. 'mmm' sounds are not…"
Jul 29
Rich Townsend replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Hi Tim, thank you very much! Yes, staggered breathing would be necessary for this piece."
Jul 27
Timothy Smith replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Hi Rich, Very pretty arrangements. Just a few observations on this. Most triathlon runners would be "outta puff" in trying to hold some the lengths posted. If holding those kinds of long notes vocally you would almost need to rotate in and…"
Jul 27
Rich Townsend replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Thanks very much for your comments, Liz and Gav. There isn't supposed to be a quarter tone there - it's probably a tuning problem! At the moment I don't have a score to share, I will be working on that soon.  In terms of…"
Jul 27
Gav Brown replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Hi Rich, it's quite nice, in a modern vein. Breathing? Gav"
Jul 27
Liz Atems replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Hi From Rich
"Hi Rich, and welcome!"
Jul 27
Liz Atems replied to Rich Townsend's discussion Two Resolutions - comments please!
"Serene and almost other-worldly. Very pleasant to listen to. My impression was that not much happens, and there is very little independent motion in the vocal parts that I could hear. That is not necessarily a bad thing of course, especially in a…"
Jul 27
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"Welcome Rich!"
Jul 26
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Jazz
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
London
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 compose and produce music in a variety of genres including jazz, contemporary classical, electronic, rock and folk. In the next few months I am going to release 5 albums under the artist name Samplehound, and I aim to release a total of 16 albums by the end of 2022. I play jazz piano in a London big band.
Website:
https://www.samplehound.net/

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At 2:25pm on July 26, 2020, Gav Brown said…

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