Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Euclidean rhythms for a celebration
"Thank you very much Ingo for listening to my music in detail and for your comments as kind as always. I appreciate you taking the time to do this.
It is true that it is tonal music but moving away from the Common practice period, for two reasons:
1.…"
Jun 14
Ingo Lee replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Euclidean rhythms for a celebration
"You have given us a wonderful piece here Ramon, thank you! I also appreciated your explanation of your approach to this compostion.  I don't hear anything particularly mathematical about this, to my ears it sounds tonal, albeit not CPP tonal, but…"
Jun 13
Ramon Capsada Blanch posted a discussion
Join DateJun 2018Posts38Post Thanks / Like  Hello everybody. This is a piece that I just composed: https://soundcloud.com/ramon-capsada-blanch/euclidean-rhythms-for-a... rhythmic aspect of this composition is based on Euclidean rhythms…
Jun 8
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Song Without Words - mezzo + strings.
"Hello Dane,
I can't avoid making a comment because I really liked this piece.
About the music that is written today, I still prefer, and by far, that which meets the condition that, due to its formal characteristics, it could not have been written…"
Jan 22
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Joost Visser's discussion Impact
"Very effective the resource of using four pianos. You manage to fill the space with a lot of music, but well assembled and consonant.
With its rhythm that proposes to be danced, it has transmitted to me a feeling of affective, sentimental and…"
Oct 2, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Saul Gefen's discussion Autumn
"How I value a good performance by a good interpreter!
How I wish I could do it and not have to go to computer productions. . .
It is music very pleasant and easy to listen to and captures the listener's attention.
Congratulations on getting this…"
Oct 2, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Piece for Orchestra. (4'30")
"Hello Dane,

It's always fine to start a piece with an (open) inversion of the C# 7 chord.

The truth is that this piece sounds great !!
As you already have us used to with your previous works.

But maybe (for my taste) this sounds too good. All…"
Sep 29, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Tony Lowther's discussion Tolo - "Dreamchaser"
"Well yes, music is music and this that you produce sounds very good!
And also, who could play the guitar as well as you do!"
Sep 11, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Dan,

I like that you have been interested in the theory that I worked on and presented in this chat.
I think it's very good that you have delved into the subject and that you have used it in your new project.

The Tonnetz and PRL transformations…"
Sep 9, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Tony,

I deeply appreciate your sincere and enthusiastic comments, which for me have been very pleasing and supportive. I am glad that you have enjoyed listening to my piece, enough to listen to it three times!
I really thank you !!
I have listened…"
Sep 9, 2020
Dane Aubrun replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Ramon, hi,
All I can tell you is the theoretical basis which you were applying in this work helped enormously today as, having some free time, I started on a Gavotte. This system allows me easy, instant modulation to mediant and submediant.
Great!"
Sep 8, 2020
Tony Lowther replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"A world of difference between this and my work in both musical understanding and theory - and a truly wonderful, educational listen - technically superb and alive - controlled dynamics well placed and apt. I could not even begin to write something…"
Sep 8, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"LIz,
Thank you for listening to the piece and for your positive comments.
I find the reference you did to that important work for organ by Carl Nielsen very interesting, since he made a demonstration of how to develop new musical elements in…"
Sep 8, 2020
Liz Atems replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Very interesting piece! One of the exercises we were given way back in composition class was to try to write something musical that totally avoids traditional tonal harmony. I thought the most interesting approach would be to try to use triads in a…"
Sep 7, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Ingo,
I am glad that you have enjoyed listening to this music and I appreciate your comments.

I agree with you that the most important thing is the musical result obtained and not the theoretical approach on which the composition process is based.…"
Sep 6, 2020
Ramon Capsada Blanch replied to Ramon Capsada Blanch's discussion Parsimonious Trichords
"Timothy,
You thank me for sharing this work, but it is I who have to thank you for listening to it and also commenting on it.

In response to Dan I have tried to make a brief summary of what my intentions have been.

Saludos"
Sep 6, 2020
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