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String Quintet Movement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Aug 8, 2012. 5 Replies

Hello everyone, this is a vst rendition of the latest version of this movement from a longer work I have been composing for a few weeks. Any feedback especially on score perform-ability, musical…Continue

The sustain pedal and note ties, clarifying my score.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spiros Makris May 21, 2012. 6 Replies

Hey everyone, up until now with this score I've been writing ties for every note despite the intention being for the use of the sustain pedal, and now that i'm writing the score for classical…Continue

A few of my small ensemble pieces

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nobuyoshi Tanaka May 25, 2012. 3 Replies

Here's three pieces from the EP I released last year, during my first year of my composition degree. While I've put out a tentative release for it I still want to rework it and refine it a bit.…Continue

First completed piece for my latest large ensemble work.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Rack May 21, 2012. 5 Replies

This is the opening piece for my latest concerto-esque project I'm currently working on. The string and choir parts follow different progressions acting somewhat independently within the same…Continue

 

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String Quintet Movement

Hello everyone, this is a vst rendition of the latest version of this movement from a longer work I have been composing for a few weeks. Any feedback especially on score perform-ability, musical shape or production would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! See More
Aug 7, 2012
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Jul 15, 2012
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"Just finished my latest ensemble piece let me know what you think! (Untitled at the moment) http://ning.it/NifY52"
Jun 13, 2012
Nobuyoshi Tanaka left a comment for Thomas Rack
"interesting music! and mysterious sound... :)"
May 21, 2012
Thomas Rack posted a discussion

The sustain pedal and note ties, clarifying my score.

Hey everyone, up until now with this score I've been writing ties for every note despite the intention being for the use of the sustain pedal, and now that i'm writing the score for classical performers, I'm having some trouble deciding how I should notate notes vs rests in order to make it easiest to read. If anyone knowledgeable on the subject could look through this excerpt from the score and give me some suggestions on making it as clear as possible I'd be really grateful. Thanks.See More
May 18, 2012
Thomas Rack posted a discussion

A few of my small ensemble pieces

Here's three pieces from the EP I released last year, during my first year of my composition degree. While I've put out a tentative release for it I still want to rework it and refine it a bit. Criticism greatly appreciated!See More
May 8, 2012
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May 8, 2012
Thomas Rack posted a discussion

First completed piece for my latest large ensemble work.

This is the opening piece for my latest concerto-esque project I'm currently working on. The string and choir parts follow different progressions acting somewhat independently within the same keys/pitch collections, while the piano acts as the main melodic voice. This mix was done by me playing each instrument from the score on Logic one layer at a time, so none of the intended articulations are there  but it's pretty close to the intended timbre barring the choir singing "Ho....." over and…See More
May 7, 2012
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May 5, 2012
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Modern Classical, Progressive Rock, Electronic/drone
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
New Zealand
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
I'm a second year composition and sound tech student at the NZSM. I write somewhat in 3 categories; my more academic oriented ensemble compositions, a sonic arts based electronic drone project, and guitar based band compositions.
Website:
http://thomouseandthemeowfaces.bandcamp.com/

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At 7:13am on May 21, 2012, Nobuyoshi Tanaka said…

interesting music! and mysterious sound... :)

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