At what point is it necessary to change key signatures? Sometimes I notice, say, Chopin will switch key signatures just for a few bars, while other times writing in other keys without changing the…Continue
"Hi Joel, I write music that is very time-changey. I change time-sigs according to 2 rules - 1) where it would help clarify the phrasing, and 2) where it enhances readability of the score. I thing key sigs is basically the same issues
Hope that is…"
At what point is it necessary to change key signatures? Sometimes I notice, say, Chopin will switch key signatures just for a few bars, while other times writing in other keys without changing the signature, resulting in lots of accidentals. So, what's the general rule?See More
"Cool! Way too short. I was grooving to it but then it ended and made me sad cause' I was diggin' it. I like the scratchy vinyl effect, but I agree it's maybe a bit loud. Love when the acoustic bass and octave reinforcement comes in.…"
"Hi Joel, I loved the playful innocence of this piece.
Regardless of the length, you packaged it very well.
I think your choice of instruments and the mix was excellent.
Well conceived and well executed. I hope you continue along
"I agree with Dave, I earnt money from this sort of pastiche Joel and yours would not be out of place on a tv ad say. A great little ditty, well scored with echoes of Mancini and all the better for it. It'd be nice if you could post a score and…"
"Damn, this is cheeky. It has that 50s/60s British vibe to it and you hit that feeling perfectly imo, especially in the woodwinds. The bowed strings sound cheap by comparison though. Could be the soundtrack to someone chucklingly explaining, in that…"
I've recently started studying orchestration seriously. This just a fun little practice thing. It's not perfect, but I guess it's not supposed to be. Enjoy.http://picosong.com/vJc3/Instrumentation:2 flutes2 oboes2 Bb clarinets2 bassoons-triangleglockenspielcelesteharp-stringsSee More
"Wow! So good, so good. Really really good. Really really enjoyable. Old fashioned. So what? At some point the thread was broken and we should take it from where it was left, and I love the way you're doing…"
"The moderism trend is there - I am myself an adherent of it. And I rarely comment on pieces written in old style approaches - but your piece was a fresh take, it didn't strike me as old style at all. Another way you might look at it - you have…"