I created another version with the Timpani and I also slightly lowered the volume on the piano and harp, they play in unison.
I still do not know which is the better version with the timpani or not...
Saul Gefen · Elves…"
"Yes, I do remember. It started so quietly I thought it could have been interference but on the second stroke it was clearly intended. I was perfectly happy with it almost as if it marked passages of time in the long trek through the…"
"Wow Dane, Thank you for your wonderful and thoughtful comments!
I don't know if you remember but in the first version I had a percussion like a deep Timpani sound. This latest version does not include it, where do you stand about…"
"Good day, Saul,
I followed through from the first version you posted and while this is different, the mood is still the same. I also spotted your earlier note on this particular post.
Another example of your mastery - and long enough this time to…"
"Very delightful Sonata. Enjoyable to listen to. Even though I thought that things could have been done a little different in terms of variety and contrasting themes within the sonata to make it more effective, still it stands on its own merit the…"
"Thank you Joost!
I had the melody main theme in mind for quite some time, maybe more then a year. I got the melody while improvising on the piano and decided to develop it even further, I finally got to do it recently, and thus you have the…"
"Thank You Liz.
I personally like the beginning theme the most , it is a different feeling when you're playing it.
I'm surprised about the Chopin similarity of style. But I take that as a compliment, much appreciated."
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Web, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
fantasy film soundtrack classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
New York City
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Hi my name is Saul Gefen I'm a composer and a pianist from New York City. I have been composing since a young age. I first began with piano lessons and then that developed into an interest in composition. I have composed over 60 Works ranging from classical piano works to more modern and soundtrack film related music particularly in the fantasy genre which I really love and enjoy.