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Huron carol variations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Copeland Dec 14, 2017. 8 Replies

Here are six variations of the Huron Carol that I wrote last year.They include:1. thin texture, introducing the theme2.…Continue

 

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S Fox replied to Gav Brown's discussion Proposed Contest: THE 4 ELEMENTS
"If 3 months is too long, can't you still sign up? And start writing it 2 hours before closing time. Better yet, improvise it 2 minutes before. What would Mozart do?"
Jan 15
Paul Copeland replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"Very enjoyable variations. Observations. 1. Beautiful video production. 2. Very sensitive playing. 3. Harmonies in keeping with the carol. 4. Nice counterpoints in some sections. Overall a very nice set of variations delicately set. Best wishes and…"
Dec 14, 2017
S Fox replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"Thanks for the book suggestion. I read nearly all of it over the last few days. It's hard to absorb all of it without studying it carefully, so will refer back to it for sure."
Dec 13, 2017
S Fox replied to Lawrence Aurich's discussion Tarantella
"You captured the essence of a Tarantella very well! It moves in a fateful way, with good texture. The ending seemed very appropriate, dropping from the dominant to tonic suddenly."
Dec 8, 2017
Mike Hewer replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"......."I've read and seen a lot on youtube about writing fugues, but not much about development. Perhaps that's something hard to explain". There is nothing easy about fugal writing as it encompasses all the basic elements of…"
Dec 5, 2017
S Fox replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"I really appreciate the comments and agree with just about all of it. I've only attempted a couple of fugues (well, fughettas) and think technically I know how, but making it go somewhere instead of feeling academic needs more work! It's…"
Dec 4, 2017
Rick Waugh replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"Lovely, liked them all. Excellent selection of styles."
Dec 4, 2017
Julie Harris replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"Outside my window is the "Supermoon" - the biggest full moon of the year.  And inside, I'm listening to a carol that begins "Twas in the moon of wintertime".  I have always loved that carol.  As a child I sang…"
Dec 4, 2017
Mike Hewer replied to S Fox's discussion Huron carol variations
"Very nice indeed. I only had subjective reservations about the Fughetta which lacked a little directional thrust for me and was not as fluent as the other variations, irrespective of the different sections ( I with others am an honorary keyholder to…"
Dec 4, 2017
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Huron carol variations

Here are six variations of the Huron Carol that I wrote last year.They include:1. thin texture, introducing the theme2. canon, plus two other voices3. arpeggiated4. diminuation, augmentation5. seconds, close position harmony6. fughettaSee More
Dec 3, 2017
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
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Everett, WA, USA
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Piano and organ player, getting started with composing. Enjoying contrapuntal composing lately.

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