Chris Vaisvil replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "The Dreamer" for piano (2011)
"I enjoyed the combination of video and music - it certainly did work for me."
Jul 28, 2012
B Gray replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "The Dreamer" for piano (2011)
"Really interesting pairing of the video and piano.  It seems completely appropriate."
Jul 22, 2012
Kenneth Palmer replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "The Dreamer" for piano (2011)
"Love it!"
Jul 20, 2012
Thomas Rack replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "The Dreamer" for piano (2011)
"Really liked the conversational flow of the phrasing you did with this. The floating feel of the quieter upper register parts I thought was particularly excellent. Keep up the great writing!"
Jul 17, 2012
Olmnilnlolm replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"Only 2 or 3 rehearsals.  That is quite astounding.

Nobuyushi Tanaka and I agree on the merits of this work.

So, if you had to rework the piece, are you saying you would change the orchestration, so some of the performers had more free time to…"
Jul 3, 2012
Nobuyoshi Tanaka replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"very beautiful harmony and tension. excellent work!"
May 20, 2012
Mantas Savickis replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"Well there are more mistakes, because it was very difficult for performers to breath - they have to play almost all the time. That was my mistake. We had only 2-3 rehearsals, so i think they did really good job."
May 20, 2012
Olmnilnlolm replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"I think:  One can have no complaints whatsoever.  This is a genuine musical experience.  
(One small question, though.  Was that a slight mistake at about 4:40, or was that deliberate?)

As regards the sensation of the piece as a whole:  I don't…"
May 20, 2012
Nick Thabit replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"heard Nebula, good work, spacious, eerie; thank you."
May 18, 2012
Tyler Hughes replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion Mantas Savickis - "Orion Nebula" (2012), performed by John Bauer Brass Quintet
"Very nice piece. I love the fullness yet sparseness of the piece. Harmonic language is very nice and its performed very well. 
very terrific piece of music. Good job."
May 17, 2012
Joe Sorce replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion contemporary rhythm theory
"Check out  "The Gateway to Rhythm" a video by guitarist John McLaughlin and Selva Ganesh. It has some great introductory and intermediate  lessons on Konokol, If you are not familiar with Konokol it is the ancient South Indian art of performing…"
Nov 29, 2011
Loren Lieberman replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion contemporary rhythm theory
"Haha...nice article by Steve Vai, Will, with some interesting "wrinkles" that were new to me. 
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Jun 21, 2011
Will Smith replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion contemporary rhythm theory
"Hi, I don't know if this is the kind of thing you were thinking of:
http://www.vai.com/LittleBlackDots/tempomental.html
It's an article by Steve Vai, covering some interesting rhythmic concepts.
I have a book by William Russo (a jazz composer)…"
Jun 20, 2011
Loren Lieberman replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion contemporary rhythm theory
""The Mathematical Basis of the Arts," is a fascinating book, and I enjoyed owning it for a time. I didn't find his ideas on "scaling" intervals practical for me, personally, but that doesn't mean that someone else won't appreciate them. I have had a…"
Jun 3, 2011
August Champlin replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion contemporary rhythm theory
"I can't say it's "really good," but Joseph Schillinger--a Russian music theorist, pedagogue, and composition teacher to George Gershwin and a host of other talented American Broadway, Big Band, and movie composers--wrote a fairly provocative…"
Jun 2, 2011
Johan Halmén replied to Mantas Savickis's discussion "Agnus Dei" for chamber choir
"Very beautiful! Though I'm a Lutheran, I'd love to bring the musical masses into our church, no matter if it's in Latin or not. I've had the pleasure  of singing choral music composed by Bengt Johansson, a Finnish composer, late modernist. This…"
Jan 4, 2011
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  • great works. I can't express to you how impressive they are. 

  • The dreamer is a good piece in combination with the film, but I don´t know that I could understnad the music without the video niveau
  • Welcome to the forum Mantas. Heavy Traffic is heavy indeed. Simply enthralling! I particularly enjoy it's atonal content. Nicely done. Thank you.
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