"Very enjoyable variations.
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…"
"......."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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"It takes a fair bit for a piece to get through to me on piano, but this was great. I really admire the range of styles and intervals you used here, especially in 1, 2 & 5. You might have opened the periodic pandora's fugue box on here with…"
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