Thought I would put my latest creation here for all to enjoy and/or comment about. This was written for a friend who directs a youth wind symphony. The melodic material is based on a musical pattern…Continue
"I just spoke (this week) with the conductor of the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony and this piece is scheduled this fall for performance. It will be premiered on November 7 at Severance Hall in Cleveland, OH. I just thought everyone would like to know."
"The piece is harmonically based on the patterns derived from the melodic interpretation of a specific person's name. Also, I do like to use minor/major interchangeably and not tie down any specific key priorities. Thanks for commenting on the…"
Thought I would put my latest creation here for all to enjoy and/or comment about. This was written for a friend who directs a youth wind symphony. The melodic material is based on a musical pattern made from the letters of his name. The rhythmic pattern is made from the same letters tapped out in morse code. I had fun writing it and I hope he will be able to program it in a future concert.RichThe piece can be found here:…See More
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Other
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classical and jazz
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About Me (MUST be more than 10 words to be approved):
I am a retired band director and musician. Though, I currently play in bands, orchestras and pit orchestras occasionally, I am more interested in composition. I have had only one live performance of a Band composition and it was performed by the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony.
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