Donya Quick replied to Art Lowell's discussion I Gotta Question For Other Composers
"Art Lowell said:
Any time I hear somebody say, "I just write for myself", my pants-on-fire radar goes off. We post our music, we want people to listen to it and we want people to like it. At least I certainly do. If we lived in isolation with…"
May 18, 2015
Donya Quick replied to Zack Cart's discussion Intro to new spectral(ish) piece. Working title "Green Glass"
"It's been bugging me, but I'm not very skilled at coding, so I haven't figured out a good way to introduce irregularity and uncertainty into the pitches yet, short of coding infinitesimal pitch and amplitude variations, etc. I'm lazy enough to hope…"
Nov 23, 2014
Donya Quick replied to stephane boussuge's discussion Less Than Eight for Quartet with Clarinet
"Well, I see you've discovered the attitude some people here hold towards algorithmic composition lol. Looking past the pseudo-philosophical hot air, it's really not too different from trying to get a baroque-only die-hard to appreciate dubstep. …"
Nov 8, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Gavin Brown's discussion "Winter Music" Contest - DEADLINE OVER, CONTEST CLOSED, VOTING HAS BEGUN
"If a traditional score isn't mandatory then I'm in too. I don't know at the moment whether I'll end up with one, but the stylistic and instrumental possibilities are certainly broader without."
Nov 2, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Gavin Brown's discussion "Winter Music" Contest - DEADLINE OVER, CONTEST CLOSED, VOTING HAS BEGUN
"I'm interested, but have never participated in a contest here (other than to voting at the end) and therefore have a question before committing. When you say "any instrumentation," does that mean anything goes as long as it ends up as an mp3 at the…"
Nov 2, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Lennart Östman's discussion This is how I do it. How do you do it?
"Hmmm...interesting question, since "how do you start a piece" also involves what one considers "starting" to be: thinking about it without writing anything, doodling in some way that isn't a score, getting the first notes on a staff, etc. I used to…"
Sep 1, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Although I have just done things myself for a while now, I wrote some things in the past that were performed live by myself and others in small groups. My takeaway from those experiences was that the easiest way to get your work heard live and with…"
May 25, 2014
roger stancill replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"OOOhhh man, thats like sooooo righteous    fer sure    Think I'll move to Colorado man
           it must be heaven..... enh enh enh"
Apr 17, 2014
roger stancill replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"KPDQ, next time you go for a drive like that
           I suggest you use something other than Zig-Zag - if ya catch my drift :-D (or E-Z Wider)
    Donya, gud 4 U
Kristofer P.D.Q. Emerig said:
Ironically, Ohio is actually closer to Indiana than…"
Apr 17, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"I won't be going anywhere ;-) I've just got a few rather chaotic weeks ahead. I have been and will continue to spend a lot of time as a lurker reading and listening to posted pieces. roger stancill said:
       ... sorry Donya, the soils not good…"
Apr 17, 2014
Dankk replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"ill give it a go...."
Apr 17, 2014
Gavin Brown replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"In the mail you get which notifies you that someone has added a message to the thread there is a link you can click which turns off the sending of future notifications"
Apr 17, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"I referred to her other work not to establish that she is published but that she does research. On there she has her masters thesis which is probably not in any peer reviewed article because it's just a required document for graduation.
I also…"
Apr 16, 2014
roger stancill replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"Fred, you mentioned the word belief...
       I'm starting to believe you are a phuk-a- putz.
       ... sorry Donya, the soils not good here for planting.
           tho' I hope you'll come back again after the war of           absurdity is over. …"
Apr 16, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"Who said any of those research topics were meant for peer reviews to begin with. Could have just been class assign or class project. Who knows except her and her circle of friends and colleagues which we are none of.

And I'm here for entertainment."
Apr 16, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to Donya Quick's discussion Online Survey Testing Music Perception
"That analogy doesn't really work when all you have is a thread and an avatar."
Apr 16, 2014
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  • Greetings Donya,

    I like your music very much. Thanks so much for sharing.

    Very best,

    Larry Elliott 

  • Thanks, Donya, it's good to see you here too. Same "hearing about" regarding Ed (did that make sense?). I am hoping to get back into writing music very soon ... after I reformat this dying thing (well, the OS is for $&!#).
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