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Improvisation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Morabito 18 hours ago. 5 Replies

I don't know why I am sharing this, maybe because I feel that I am among friends here and can share openly, but I've been inspired or foolish enough to try a technique that I have actually seen…Continue

Bach

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fredrick zinos Jun 14. 333 Replies

I will be the first one to say that J.S. Bach is my favorite overall composer, Partita No.2, Chaccone is my favorite piece, but what specifically makes his music great, influential, and worth all the…Continue

Meditation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodney Carlyle Money Feb 19. 8 Replies

Hey guys and gals, this little piece called Meditation is scored for percussion and choir with the choir providing effects instead of actual singing. Thank you for listening and commenting!Listen to…Continue

We Wear the Mask

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodney Carlyle Money Feb 3. 7 Replies

"We Wear the Mask" scored for Tenor, Celesta, Vibes, 2 Marimbas, and Cello. Thank you for listening guys and gals.  …Continue

 

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Bob Morabito replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Improvisation
"OMG..are you SERIOUS?? Not even in YOUR world, Ray..just trying to help. I saw you didnt do it, and it really is a GREAT piece, and is so much easier to listen to when its posted. Thanksk Ray..enjoy your day! https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito"
18 hours ago
Bob Morabito replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Improvisation
"(I posted it for you-hope this helps:) And I enjoyed this VERY much..beautifully touching and seems straight from the heart. And the fact its a raw improv makes it even MORE impressive:) Thanks so much for sharing this--I very much look forward to…"
18 hours ago
Bob Morabito replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Improvisation
18 hours ago
Rodney Carlyle Money posted a discussion

Improvisation

I don't know why I am sharing this, maybe because I feel that I am among friends here and can share openly, but I've been inspired or foolish enough to try a technique that I have actually seen performed on stage in front of a live audience. My old trombone college professor, the great Dr. McKinney, has a chamber group of friends where they will simply improvise a work for around 5 minutes. Sometimes, they will do several of these in an entire concert where one member will come up with a theme…See More
19 hours ago
Rodney Carlyle Money replied to Tyler Hughes's discussion negative portrayals or coding of Classical music in media
"If memory serves me correctly, "Center Stage.""
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roger stancill replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Fred , you are a mischief maker... lol Let's see, there must 1000 + 1 examples. Receding hairlines are a trend and wigs were a fad. Rock and roll is a trend, the Beatles were a fad. More revealing beachwear for women has been…"
Jun 14
Dave Dexter replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"And many adults. I'll stick up for those who claim therapeutic effects, it's not a device/toy that can be so easily categorised as "8-14 yr old fad" though I suspect I am in scant company with this perspective. I have one of them…"
Jun 14
roger stancill replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"These things have been selling out at all the 'stop and go' type marts. They are a fad with the 8 to 14 yr. olds. They sell for anywhere between $7.49 and $11.89 USD. There are now many 'copycat' versions, even some w/ LEDS. A…"
Jun 14
Mike Hewer replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"lol- if it is a dongle for VSL, I hope he's insured it. Looks more like one of those mini baroque drones he used to check his wife wasn't having an affair with Vivaldi."
Jun 14
Socrates Arvanitakis replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
":-) looks like a security door key to a troubled urban ghetto housing estate, or is it a dongle for Vienna Sound Library?  (either that or I miss it completely, Fred)."
Jun 14
roger stancill replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Hi Mike, the operative word for me there was choose .  My point was more directed at enhancing the listening experience as opposed to just hearing the music. I also wouldn't wear a black Tux, even with brown shoes, to a…"
Jun 4
Mike Hewer replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"As to say,I wouldn't choose to listen to a Chopin Nocturne while having breakfast.  RS Roger, Funny how we all perceive music, I would listen to Chopins' nocturnes at breakfast and be moved. I've also had to practice those pieces…"
Jun 4
Bob Porter replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Sure, lower neck projection and gut strings alone create a much different sound than modern instruments. Interesting, though, that gut strings on a modern instrument do not provide a remarkably different sound. More mellow, to be sure. Those were…"
Jun 3
roger stancill replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Mr Arvanitakis, my vote will go for the guitar rendition. J W's I found it more relaxed and suited to the piece. I felt the violin was a bit 'forced' and I could not relate to that intepretation. Granted, much music appeals to…"
Jun 3
Socrates Arvanitakis replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Thanks Bob for your random thoughts, quite well thought out, I thought. I agree with a lot of what you say, that's why I don’t object to the rest stroke (apoyando) in playing baroque pieces on the guitar. The thing is that I, like you,…"
Jun 3
Bob Porter replied to Rodney Carlyle Money's discussion Bach
"Well, we know precious little about Baroque performance techniques. Very little was written about it at the time, much less passed down to us. In the case of Bach's music there is some we don't even know what instrument it was written for.…"
Jun 3

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Anything that sounds good!
Is music your main income source?
Yes!
Where do you live?
Winston-Salem, North Carolina USA
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
I am a professional composer whose works have been performed all over the world. My publishers include: Alfred Reed, C. Alan, and Dutch Music Partners, and my music has been featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" hosted by Robert Siegel.

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At 4:58pm on January 5, 2015, Al Johnston said…

Thanks for the invite, Rodney. I was quite impressed by your Sins of the Old Testament pieces. Dance of the Golden  Calf was quite beguiling. I'm currently listening to BelgianComposer's new Double Bass Sonata (http://youtu.be/c4wIy1qyf1E). Check his Youtube channel out. I haven't run across him elsewhere, but his work is consistently first rate. Again, thanks for your work.

At 8:49am on September 13, 2013, Rodney Carlyle Money said…

Thank you so much Alex!

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