Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Thanks HS glad you liked it. Yes its one of my longest movements and definitely runs the risk of losing listeners! Yes around 110 builds to a mid movement climax and hopefully the semitone  keychange from d# minor to e minor  just before gives a…"
May 3, 2017
H. S. Teoh replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Lovely!
I felt it was a little on the long side, but then that's just my personal bias towards being more concise. :-) OTOH, though, I am utterly in awe at your mastery of lyricism and melodic lines, something I still struggle with.
I did like the…"
May 3, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Hi Michael , thanks for the comments. Theres a few errors in the recording that shouldnt be there...
I tried giving the cello a bit more in a couple other places but I didnt really like the result.... but yes more cello melody would be good..…"
May 1, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Thanks Mike glad you liked it. This is a middle movement so Ive got most of the contrast between movements rather than within ... I was however quite tempted for a while to make a contrasting section in the middle but decided against it for better…"
May 1, 2017
Michael Lofting replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"As with some of your other pieces the melodic lines just flow.
Noticed that there a number of places where one of the violins has a rest in the line but they both seem to finish or carry on together anyway.
Would also like to see the 'cello with…"
Apr 29, 2017
Mike Hewer replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Very lovely Paul. I could hear faint echoes of Faure and even Mahler in there, but not in a way that detracts from your piece.
I personally would have liked a contrast to the constant lyricism, perhaps leading to a more pronounced climax, but that…"
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"also "this""
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Midnight
"Hopefully you can open tisMidnight.mp3"
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"Let's try again, reposting..."
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"i attached a file that was wrong...can i reattch or do i start again? lol ... a bit simple here.."
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "midnight"
"oops"
Apr 29, 2017
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion "Song of Love"
"Glad u liked them Stivo.   Stivo Bandini said:
Well, i just downloaded your music and i just finish listening to those three pieces.
What can i say except "it's a wonderful work" and that i'm even more impressed than i was before.
Your music is…"
Feb 2, 2016
Olmnilnlolm replied to Paul Halley's discussion Star Wars 7
""I've learnt long ago not to trust critic reviews. Critics operate upon the bandwagon principle because they WANT to look like a good critic."

I am not saying anyone should "trust" critic reviews individually.  However, if hundreds of critics rate…"
Jan 31, 2016
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Star Wars 7
"wow im impressed William! Lazy is a good word to summarise the plot and other aspects. To me it seems the plot and the characters were decided by a committee in a meeting chaired by JJAbrams...... so weak.... William Hu said:
In my opinion…"
Jan 31, 2016
Paul Halley replied to Paul Halley's discussion Star Wars 7
"Thanks oo and William.
OO watch it! Only oo can write a page on something he hasn't seen lol (just ribbing u oo...)...But re the ratings - yes Ive seen them and im flabbergasted that its rated so highly!
Yes rehash galore ...I found it entirely…"
Jan 31, 2016
Olmnilnlolm replied to Paul Halley's discussion Star Wars 7
"There is NO spoiler here, nor is one necessary.   I haven't even talked to anyone who has seen the film.  At "Rotten Tomatoes," the Star Wars VII film has received a
 
93% rating,
 
which is higher than all but the first two films Lucas made in the…"
Jan 29, 2016
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