David Owen replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Symphony No 2
"certainly the intervals don't exactly match the original -- indeed it took me a few minutes to work out which scherzo it was referencing, despte immediately recognizing the music. I think the scherzo is in fact an interesting piece in its own right,…"
Sep 27
Chris Finlayson replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Symphony No 2
"Thanks for your viewpoint and for listening. A greater contrapuntal impetus is something I'm definitely hoping to develop in current and future works. I wanted to write a scherzo in the Beethoven spirit, and it did finish up close to the 4th…"
Sep 26
David Owen replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Symphony No 2
"this is a quite ambitious and obviously very serious work with a number of striking passages-- the climax and coda to the 3rd movement being one of the most memorable. The thing which I expect will most immediately strike people, however is the…"
Sep 26
Chris Finlayson posted a discussion
Hi All,As promised, my next post to the board is to share Symphony No.2. In four movements, and playback is with the Sibelius Ultimate and NotePerformer softwares. Quite a landmark work for me; hope you'll find it…
Sep 19
Chris Finlayson replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Oboe Concerto (1st post to the forum)
"Thanks for your comments Al. I hope you'll be interested enough to listen to the rest of the piece! There is actually quite a lot of contrast in the other movements, and the remainder of the opening movement, which takes on more of a scherzo feel. "
Sep 11
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Oboe Concerto (1st post to the forum)
"Hi Chris,
I listened the first 5 minutes of your Oboe Concerto.
Orchestration appears to be competetive.
There are two contrasts at minte 1:40 and 2:25...  They are loudness-wise and character-wise contrasting but the tempo remains the same.  This…"
Sep 7
David Owen replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Oboe Concerto (1st post to the forum)
"in that case, I'll try to be prepared for it before you post it!
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Sep 3
Chris Finlayson replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Oboe Concerto (1st post to the forum)
"Hi David, thanks for your review and thoughts. I have lovingly reconstructed several works of juvenilia from 1991-1993 or so, all of which has various Op.1 designations. Works since 2020 are designated Op.2 onward, and are all new works (some…"
Sep 3
David Owen replied to Chris Finlayson's discussion Oboe Concerto (1st post to the forum)
"looking at your website, there is already a quite impressive body of work considering you only started in 2020, though I don't now how many of these "real" opus numbers were worked up from earlier sketches. Obviously the oboe concerto is one of the…"
Sep 3
Chris Finlayson posted a discussion
Hi All, Quite a body of works I'd like to share, but I'll post them piecewise every few weeks.This work is a 3 movement Oboe concerto, with string orchestra, piano and timpani. Playback with Sibelius Ultimate and…
Sep 2
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