Mark McDowell commented on Ursula Jasovec's blog post Miniature for oboe
"I like the piece, and think that while it is a simple melody and accompaniment, for beginners it might be a little to active. For example, the oboe has a LOT of notes in places without spots for breathing, so a beginner might be pushed too hard.…"
Oct 30, 2012
Mark McDowell replied to William Rayer's discussion Night Moods - for Flute, String Qt and Pno
"I really enjoyed this piece, particularly the way you interposed sweet and more conventional harmonic content with the more contemporary - just when I thought I couldn't take any more of the busy-ness / unconventional, you would throw a bit of…"
Apr 15, 2010
Mark McDowell replied to William Rayer's discussion Eternal Darkness
"Bill, for me, the only thing that would have made a difference in terms of the perception of it being complete is perhaps another 15 seconds of transition out. It felt just a little abrupt to me.

Take the perceptions with a grain of salt. I'm not…"
Apr 15, 2010
Mark McDowell replied to Mike's discussion Best VST for Rock / Heavy Guitar
"I have the Prominy LPC library (the clean version) and it is very good. A little expensive, perhaps, but VERY good. I use Guitar Rig or Amplitube for the grit - gives me more control - but you can get both.

Also, I hear that RealStrat and RealLPC…"
Apr 15, 2010

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  • Hi Mark,

    I've received an email telling me you've commented on my piece entitled 'Quietude' but it (the email) doesn't include your full comment and I can't find where on CF you've posted it. So, firstly let me thank you for going to the trouble of commenting...I'm always very pleased when people do comment as I can learn so much from the process. Secondly, please tell me where the comment has gone or, if you can find the time, send me a copy by email at sslines@btinternet.com ….many thanks,

    Stephen Lines

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