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Back with another Fugue-like composition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Powys Mar 10, 2015. 9 Replies

Hello everyone! I've been taking to heart lots of the comments I've been getting on my fugal counterpoint, and I've returned with a new imitative piece that I'm quite happy with.This piece is called…Continue

I've written another imitative piece, how have I done?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Feb 17, 2015. 7 Replies

Hello everyone, I've learned a lot analyzing the discussion from my last post, and I've written another imitative piece, which I'll call "fugue-like". I've named it as a Ricercar, in A minor, at the…Continue

I've tried to write a Fugue, how have I done?

Started this discussion. Last reply by chris Jan 24, 2015. 79 Replies

I've recently finished the first complete draft of a short fugue I've been working on. My intent was not to write a Bach-style fugue, or to perfect Palestrina-esque counterpoint, I just wanted to…Continue

My second post here, a Theme for Brass

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Powys Dec 17, 2014. 8 Replies

Hello all, some of you may remember my earlier piece 'Foreign…Continue


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Multimedia, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Chico, CA
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.
My name is Sam Powys, I'm a composer and double bassist, currently studying music at California State University, Chico. My interests include orchestral, folk, & world music, as well as MIDI composition for film and video games.

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At 2:21pm on September 26, 2014, michael diemer said…

Welcome Sam,

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