David Owen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion A Slow Waltz
"I don't find the section at 0'46" really has a different character but the second and third beat chords start to jar for me after a while as they seem wrong at times as well as repetitive-- I assume the effect is supposed to be somewhat humorous.…"
14 minutes ago
Dane Aubrun replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion A Slow Waltz
"A most pleasant piece, great orchestral balance and scoring, a fair bit of variety there. The duration doesn't demand change or variety otherwise although I felt the closing bars were rather heavy. We went from a ballroom-styled orchestra to a big…"
6 hours ago
Gavin Brown replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion A Slow Waltz
"Hi Gerd,
An effective waltz in a traditional style -
Gav"
11 hours ago
Victor Eijkhout replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion A Slow Waltz
"This is slower? A ballroom slow waltz is 90 bpm. This is not a vienese waltz (160bpm iirc) but still pretty fast for dancing.
Ok, great melodies. Very pleasant to listen to.
About the accompaniment. You start out with the strings playing the 2,3…"
14 hours ago
Gerd Prengel posted a discussion
After presenting to you my waltz which I wrote for the wedding of my daughter, I recently wrote another one for orchestra and harp which is slower than the first one. I hope you will enjoy it: http://gerdprengel.de/HawoMarianne.mp3Gerd
23 hours ago
Gerd Prengel replied to Rene Asologuitar's discussion My Love, Unchanging - Original Composition 2022
"Dear Rene,
I love your wonderful song with a strong flavour of the 60s - and your awesome voice. GREAT! 
Gerd"
23 hours ago
David Owen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
"this surely begins with being modelled on D959 slow movement ---though the writing for the left hand is pretty odd harmonically for the style and often far from convincing. I like the piece more once the tempo picks up after around 2 minutes and…"
Jun 20
Sam Umar replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
"I'm in the middle of working and found you work here. Listening to it feels just right. The calming melody in the beginning, and then the ryhmic pattern in the mid, with still the melody playing. The structure develops there, before it comes back to…"
Jun 20
Gavin Brown replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
"Thanks Gerd, I corrected the OP as well
Gav"
Jun 19
Gerd Prengel replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
"I don't understand, actually the link should be ok. But with this link I can access it:
www.gerdprengel.de/Andante_dolente.mp3
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Jun 19
David Owen replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
"confirmed link doesn't work"
Jun 18
Gavin Brown replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Andante dolente for Piano
" Link did not work for me"
Jun 18
Gerd Prengel posted a discussion
Today I discovered this melancholic piano piece wich I composed 10 years ago and had fully forgotten it ... But has touched me now as I have listened to it ...
http://www.gerdprengel.de/Andante_dolente.mp3
Gerd
Jun 17
Gerd Prengel replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Fantasia In G minor - Piano Work
"Dear Saul, this is fantastic! I love the sence of hovering that you create here! So beautiful how it starts in a tranquil way and then accelerates more and more - Mendelssohn is greeting us - WOW!"
May 22
Colin Dougall replied to Gerd Prengel's discussion Waltz for the wedding of my daughter
" Hi
A great waltz - I think waltzes are absolutely the most fun things to write, every composer shoud write at least one! - Colin"
Apr 13
Gerd Prengel posted a discussion
Hi, in the recent months I spent time only with orchestrating a good number of Dances by Beethoven which actually are only available as piano reductions - this was much fun! But this weekend I composed this little waltz for the upcoming for the…
Apr 10
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  • I have visited your website and very impressed with your works. Your symphony is a remarkable achievement 

  • Welcome Gerd!

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