Gordon Francis Blaney Jr. replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Book Reviews!!
"If you'd like, then I can send you the collection I've got: it's 3,000+ pages of wholesome, somewhat dated but useful, instrumentation and orchestration wisdom."
Sep 11, 2012
Elizabeth Kowalski replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Book Reviews!!
"Wow..  Great!  I'm glad to know of these books too.  I too had the Samuel Adler book, which has been the best I've had so far, but want to know more specifics.  Thanks!"
Mar 4, 2012
Vance Palacio replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Book Reviews!!
"Hey this is awesome, thanks for posting up all the great books, I've been searching for some for a while. So far all I had found was the study of orchestration by Samuel Adler, and it's cool but I'm trying to find more stuff about combining…"
Jan 23, 2012
Jonas Aras replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Book Reviews!!
"My favorite orchestration books are "Creative Orchestration" by George Frederick McKay, "Arranging Music for the Real World" by Vince Corozine, "Complete Handbook For The Music Arranger" by Mickey Baker and the two orchestration books that are part…"
Jun 30, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to Brian Andrews's discussion Need input on new gear
"I've heard that Mac-master/PC-slave (via Vienna Ensemble) is a very very good option for running lots of instruments. I'm in the same boat you are, as far as needs, but my general philosophy regarding computers is to spend more now and get the best…"
Feb 24, 2011
Bob Morabito replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"You're welcome, Kristofer."
Jan 24, 2011
Rudi [Rudolf Schmitt] replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"Hi Kyle,
I was experimenting with quarter-tones with Notion 3. It works very fine - even instruments with fixed pitches like the piano can play quarter tones! Hope you'll post some work. There's a composer Haba who's work may be interesting for you.…"
Jan 19, 2011
Bob Morabito replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"Hi Kyle-
Ive never tried Scala before--but have heard of it/read about it repeatedly thru the years..and in all honesty , this is the first time Ive ever heard something bad about it.
 
Good luck wth your project:)
 
Bob"
Jan 19, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"Hey guys,
Thanks for the responses.
Tyler- Thanks for the Ives link, I've heard of the pieces, but haven't had time to sit down and listen to them- I'll give that a shot tomorrow. As for the clarinet resource, my girlfriend's a clarinetist, so my…"
Jan 19, 2011
Bob Morabito replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"Scala seems to be the software Ive heard most mentioned in conjunction with this--
 
http://www.huygens-fokker.org/scala/
 
"Scala is a powerful software tool for experimentation with musical tunings, such as just intonation scales, equal and…"
Jan 19, 2011
Tyler Hughes replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"I have worked very limited with quarter tones on flute and sax, however not with clarinet. This site might help you get started with quartertones for clarinet:
http://www.mti.dmu.ac.uk/~ahugill/manual/clarinet/extended.html
 
As far as pieces, the…"
Jan 19, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Composing in quartertones....
"... Or does anyone have recommendations of pieces/ composers to listen to?"
Jan 18, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Opportunities to compose tonal orchestral music NOT for film or TV?
"Thanks! Super helpful."
Jan 7, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to John Galt Carey's discussion The Direction of "Classical Music"

I appreciate a lot of avant-garde classical music. I think it's great to experiment, and to push the boundaries of what is possible. At the same time, however, I think that the intention of any piece of music should be to communicate something,…"
Jan 7, 2011
Tyler Hughes replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Opportunities to compose tonal orchestral music NOT for film or TV?
"They are everywhere, the same places that atonal avant garde music is. There are little to no competition, call for scores, opportunities, commissions that are currently out there that are shunning tonal music what so ever. I dont know yall are…"
Jan 7, 2011
Kyle Pyke replied to Jacob Royal's discussion Your FIVE favorite composers.
"John Williams
Danny Elfman
Igor Stravinsky
Tie between Tchaikovsky and Aaron Copland
Prince"
Jan 7, 2011
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