Jeff Fuhrer replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Thanks! I don't really know Eric Whittaker's stuff, but a few people have suggested the connection. 
I will take a look at the composition with your suggestions in mind. 
The recording is pretty tedious, but it helps me hear things I might miss just…"
Mar 11, 2012
Will Smith replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Nice, very slick and elegantly constructed. I imagine this would be a good sing- lots of stuff for all the parts and some very attractive voicings (I love that Gbadd9 with the C natural in the choir's penultimate bar). Was Eric Whittaker an…"
Mar 11, 2012
Jeff Fuhrer replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Of course, that makes sense. I wasn't thinking of using standard orchestral form, but what you're suggesting makes perfect sense. Thanks for the advice, that part is easy to fix.

I have some passages in which the flute and clarinet cross each…"
Mar 6, 2012
Jeff Fuhrer replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Thanks very much, Adrian. The recording is all me, multi-tracked and engineered a bit. I know that's pretty whacky, but it gives me a sense of what a live performance might sound like.  Adrian Allan said:
I thought this was very good - very much in…"
Mar 5, 2012
Adrian Allan replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"I thought this was very good - very much in the style of John Rutter. Always pleasant on the ear, and the woodwind provided a gentle accompaniment. Some nice 7th chords thrown in here and there.
I'd like to know what people with more of a choral…"
Mar 4, 2012
Jeff Fuhrer replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Thanks Fredrick. Should I have the clarinet and flute positioned differently in the score? What else would you suggest? Happy to improve my scoring. 

I don't have a great live recording. My choir performed it last year, but the recording (and the…"
Mar 4, 2012
Jeff Fuhrer replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Yes. I've uploaded that as well. Hope that shows up in the appropriate spot (I'm new to this forum).

Jeff Adrian Allan said:
Is there a PDF score?


The Bleak Midwinter.pdf"
Mar 4, 2012
Adrian Allan replied to Jeff Fuhrer's discussion Dissect away! (new composition for small mixed choir, clarinet, piano)
"Is there a PDF score?"
Mar 4, 2012
Jeff Fuhrer left a comment for Tyler Hughes
"Great to be here. Looking forward to serious, critical commentary on my compositions. "
Mar 3, 2012

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  • Really nice work. Keep it up.

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    Jeff's stuff is really good. 

    Check out the mp3's on the left side of the page.

    Campy

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    Campy

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