Ario replied to Lyle Raymond's discussion Fermata / Cue
"As far as I know, there are many composers, who often give relative instructions and space for improvisation... like clusters, or other lines, which practically "suggest" a specific tone range of freedom but no rythmic figures, letting the musicians…"
Jan 15, 2010
Douglas Edward replied to Lyle Raymond's discussion Fermata / Cue
"Hi-

I don't consider myself an expert on contemporary notation, but I would imagine that the 'cue' technique would work well if you just need the ensemble to sit on improvisation that doesn't need to go in any particular direction as a unit, but…"
Jan 15, 2010
Lyle Raymond replied to chris cole's discussion struggling with "unrealistic" strings..any advice on software to use and techniques..
"This topic was covered to great effect in episode #75 of the Inside Home Recording podcast."
Jan 15, 2010
Lyle Raymond replied to 18ou8n5ooac1w's discussion Good music composition software
"Have you considered Logic?"
Dec 26, 2009
Andrew Gleibman replied to Lyle Raymond's discussion 24-Tone Serial Piece for Computer
"Interesting miniature. Did you consider adding contrasting pitches, e.g. a polyphony of these calculator sounds with crisp and fast twinkling bells a la telephone rings? In the coda (IMO) some quick passage with culmination is expected."
Dec 19, 2009
Lyle Raymond replied to Jacob Royal's discussion Tempo and Key
"I was taking into account Bach's tendency to use frequent, and rather dramatic, modulations.

Simon Godden said:Why would you discount the Baroque masters in particular?
Lyle Raymond said:Is can surprisingly difficult for some of us to just take it…"
Dec 18, 2009
Lyle Raymond replied to Lyle Raymond's discussion Serialized Rhythms
"I think it has potential, but I want to review any existing work on the concept before I lay any claim to originality."
Dec 17, 2009
Lyle Raymond replied to Jacob Royal's discussion Tempo and Key
"Is can surprisingly difficult for some of us to just take it easy and let your melodies breathe within a single tonal context.
For inspiration, you could listen to Cool Jazz artists like Dave Brubeck or Jim Hall, any of the Classical era masters, or…"
Dec 17, 2009
Lyle Raymond replied to Lyle Raymond's discussion Voice/Piano - Your Comments Appreciated
"Thanks for the comments! I was truly less concerned with the piece itself and more concerned with possible engraving problems. Some responses:

1. Regarding time signatures: Somewhere (I forgot where) I noticed that modern composers sometime omit…"
Nov 5, 2009