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Spiros Makris's Discussions

Kalamatianos dance in maqam zavil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spiros Makris Jan 3, 2016. 3 Replies

Assignment in makam Hicaz

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spiros Makris Jun 10, 2015. 12 Replies

The Void

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spiros Makris May 28, 2015. 5 Replies

 

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I'll add here some description for anything I upload,so while you listen,be sure to read :)

Petit Nocturne:
Something slow,recorded by me,thus the crappy sound,intented to be the first of a series of works,in the same atitude. It's greek title is "Μικρο Νυχτερινό".

Nocturne in G minor:
Continuing the Nocturnes,here comes another one,a bit brighter I think,richer in modulations and themes.However,for the time beeing I submited a version played by finale-when I have time I'll record it myshelf.There is a ritenuto which shouldn't be there (sounds too much),and I am a bit sceptical about the end. Above,I talked about a "series of works".Well,I think I made my mind,It'll be a series of Nocturnes and maybe a fantasy or two,time will tell.

 

Waltz of the Wishes:

This piece dates back to the summer of 2008...Originally written for piano and violin/flute, but later on changed my mind. This was propably the first piece to complete and be proud of. It reminds me of some fine years in highschool, and it's really asking me to get down to recording it. Also I decided to put on my name instead of nickname.

 

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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.
Where do you live?
Patra, Greece
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.
I'm 20 yo, I live in Greece,I'm studying Electrical and Computer engineering at the University of Patras, and I have been studying piano and Harmony at the National conservatory of Greece for about 12 years. I've been writing small compositions, with a tendency to rely on traditional harmony and aesthetics, instead of contemporary sound and style. My favourite composer is Beethoven, with Chopin And Schumann coming after him.

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At 5:41pm on January 29, 2013, michael diemer said…

Hey Spiros, I just listened to some of your stuff on Soundcloud. Very interesting. I enjoyed the Nocturne, Chorale, Invention in C and the Funeral March. Your music is defininetly recognizable as yours, you have your own style. It's very enjoyable. Have you done any orchestral stuff? Just curious. Oh, and I also heard the harpsichord piece, that was very cool. I'm assuming you're posting fragments of your work. I'd love to hear a complete piece.  Off the subject, but how did you get your page to look so cool?

michael diemer

At 5:45pm on January 28, 2013, michael diemer said…

That's cool, Spiros, I'll check out your pieces on Soundcloud and I will look forward to any feedback you have on Skating.

At 2:33pm on January 28, 2013, michael diemer said…

Spiros, I just lsitened to your pieces on your page (actually I had listened to the cello sonata previously). I liked the Nocturne in Gm best. for some strange reason, I keep wondering what it would be like on a harpsichord. Have you tried it that way? It might be interesting to post it on that instrument, and see what others think. If not, that's cool. Just a thought. I enjoyed it as it is, in any case.

michael diemer

At 11:26am on January 2, 2013, Sukhpal Darshan said…

Waltz of the wishes.......... nice composition,,,love it a lot :)

At 12:19pm on December 30, 2012, Charles Mazarakes said…

Thanks Spiros for listening to Dance of the Clowns and though it may not evoke clowns to you I'm glad you enjoyed it. 

Cheers,
Charlie

At 12:34pm on December 29, 2012, Charles Mazarakes said…

Just listened to your Nocturne Spiros and enjoyed it very much. Love the pace and soulfulness of this. Well done.

Charles

At 4:48pm on December 15, 2011, Dankk said…

fo shizzle my nizzle..  Good stuff on your playlist...  Quite enjoyable.  

At 5:02pm on July 11, 2011, Ann Rodela said…
I like your Waltz of the Wishes. :)
At 9:04am on June 12, 2011, Panos Giannoulis said…
Euxaristw poly :) Partitoures mou se public forum yparxoun mono stis vivliothikes tou panepistimiou tou Exeter kai tou Plymouth stin Agglia! Mporw na sou steilw ama 8eleis pantws :)
At 10:43am on March 21, 2011, Panos Giannoulis said…

Geia sou Spyro,

 

Synadelfos apo Ellada. Poly kalh douleia! Sygxarhthria!

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A random, pleasant find

Posted on May 11, 2013 at 9:59am 1 Comment

Pianist Anatoli Vedernikov. I happened to buy a vinyl of him playing mozart, Haydn and Schumann. Soviet musician, the record printed in the USSR in 1987 (I think?). Excellent condition, very high quality recording and a very clear, precise style, it is classical yet has some emotional touches to it, keeping a very good balance, everything Mozart needs and I admit, his sonata no. 11 did make a good impression on me (it's one of those sonatas by mozart that i actually like, lol). I wonder what…

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Oh, I love junk shops

Posted on May 4, 2013 at 11:22am 0 Comments

Some months ago I had gone for a walk to the junk shops downtown. Among other things, those places are pure heaven for getting vinyl records. So while browsing through, I stumble upon this 21 record colection of Beethoven's piano works (all of them), played by no other than the mighty Alfred Brendel. "How much", I ask. "1 euro each. You want them". "Damn yes I do.". The package included the record notes and the box, and 21 records in pretty much good to excellent condition. The most curious…

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Hammerklavier

Posted on April 20, 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Oh my. It's quite the beast. It trully is revolultion. In everything. At the same time it is like a textbook written for the piano-everything you can do with it is in that sonata. Every possible range of the clavier, every dynamic, is there. The music has so many layers that makes you wonder, was he perhaps planing a symphonic work?  

And the spirit of the music. So forceful and vigorous, yet unstable, sometimes overjoyed and pompous, sometimes strugling, shouting in agony. Pure…

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A lullaby

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 9:05pm 2 Comments

I hope you like it. Quite wonderfull.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LuyrqeoH40

 
 
 

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