David Stowell replied to Gavin Brown's discussion "Fireworks!"contest - DEADLINE PAST, CONTEST TO BEGIN SOON
"And Debussy's Feux d'Artifice (orchestrated here by Colin Matthews)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pBzd00FrpeE

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May 2, 2015
David Stowell replied to Gavin Brown's discussion "Fireworks!"contest - DEADLINE PAST, CONTEST TO BEGIN SOON
"roger stancill said:Hi Gav, many of us are not orchestrators , can you name or show us
 a link that exemplifies/demostrates your challenge?
I can see possibly a short work that would include a couple of
measures of fireworks, but not 5 minutes.   RS…"
May 2, 2015
roger stancill replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"oops, sorry David, it followed right after listening to your piece
and I thought it was your's.  It was by some guy named 'Recommended'  : - {"
Feb 24, 2015
David Stowell replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"tanz.tanz ??

roger stancill said:Thanks David, I'm back   hahaha      this one had a 1930's feel to it.
I also enjoyed the acrobatic antics of tanz.tanz           RS David Stowell said:
Roger To stop you from dangling, how about a soothing piece…"
Feb 24, 2015
roger stancill replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Thanks David, I'm back   hahaha      this one had a 1930's feel to it.
I also enjoyed the acrobatic antics of tanz.tanz           RS David Stowell said:
Roger To stop you from dangling, how about a soothing piece for string orchestra....…"
Feb 24, 2015
David Stowell replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Roger
To stop you from dangling, how about a soothing piece for string orchestra....

https://soundcloud.com/dstowd/transitions


roger stancill said:David, I gave this a second listen and have no doubt it is masterfully done.
You are very good at…"
Feb 24, 2015
David Stowell replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"I wrote it a while ago, so not entirely sure, but probably all told a week.

Paul Smith said:More than liked it, David, flat out loved it. How long did it take you to put this one together, if you don't mind my asking? David Stowell said:
Paul /…"
Feb 24, 2015
roger stancill replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"David, I gave this a second listen and have no doubt it is masterfully done.
You are very good at your art. It shows.
Honestly tho', I'm afraid that if I listen to it a 3rd time, the next day you will
find me dangling at the end of a rope. So if…"
Feb 24, 2015
22b8n9x97ddrd replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"More than liked it, David, flat out loved it. How long did it take you to put this one together, if you don't mind my asking? David Stowell said:
Paul / Dave Glad you liked it Frederick No, it has not been performed."
Feb 23, 2015
David Stowell replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Paul / Dave
Glad you liked it

Frederick
No, it has not been performed."
Feb 23, 2015
22b8n9x97ddrd replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Listened to it for a fourth time.
Yep, still loving it."
Feb 23, 2015
Dave Ostrowski replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"That is incredible, David!  I don't get out much, and don't consider myself to be the most sophisticated bloke, and actually don't care for too much modern music. I find your piece captivating, engaging, and actually easy to listen to and…"
Feb 22, 2015
22b8n9x97ddrd replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Yeah, but you aren't average, Rog... Give it another listen? roger stancill said:
David, in other words, winos in the alley searchin' dumpsters for food ?
this is what I visualized, and it seems to fit your narrative.
this interpretation may have…"
Feb 21, 2015
roger stancill replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"David, in other words, winos in the alley searchin' dumpsters for food ?
this is what I visualized, and it seems to fit your narrative.
this interpretation may have been influenced by the fact that
soundcloud always appears like a city skyline.     …"
Feb 21, 2015
22b8n9x97ddrd replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"It certainly does warrant a live performance, doesn't it? I don't think I've been so impressed with a piece of music on here in a long time. Fredrick zinos said:
David

This is excellent and obviously beautifully made. Very evocative. Great use of…"
Feb 21, 2015
22b8n9x97ddrd replied to David Stowell's discussion Grasping objects in the fog
"Oh, my friggin' God, do I wish that I could write this way! Excellent, just superbly excellent, in every respect. You just keep right on doing what it is you do, Mr Stowell, because you've clearly got a very good grip on it. I was thoroughly…"
Feb 21, 2015
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  • Real gems on here! Love the Soliloquys! Thanks for the music and keep up the good work.

  • By the way, what directs your compositional vision? You have great musical control over an atmospheric quality.
  • Fascinating music of great philosophical depth!
  • Dear David, I very impressed by your music, as I would be chief conductor of an orchestra I would conduct your music! It´s intelligent and good to hear music, I think it would be nice to play it.
    Ansgar
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