John A. Ryther replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"William,
Nice, but I would avoid the dominant 7th chords.  Clear it up a bit by opening up the voicings and change the harmonic structure (slightly) but not enough to change the static fell of the piece."
Apr 8, 2011
William Randal Bowers replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"Thank you for all the comments and suggestions, I'll come by with some revisions next week. Thanks!"
Feb 13, 2011
David Jacques replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"From a compositional stand point, I think it's quite good.  The problems I have with it however all involve the orchestration.  First, I would agree with what has already been stated, wider intervals and lighter harmonies would give it more of that…"
Feb 13, 2011
John A. Ryther replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"I would echo what Mr. Vario has said. There is a real tendency. when using the full orchestration, to have too much density in the harmony.  It is almost as if there is noshift between  consonant and dominant harmonies. Try lightening up the…"
Feb 12, 2011
William Randal Bowers replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"Of course!August- Sketch On A Summer Dream.pdf"
Feb 11, 2011
Adrian Allan replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"Could you post a pdf of the score as well?"
Feb 11, 2011
William Randal Bowers replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
Feb 11, 2011
Henri Vartio replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Young College Composer looking for feedback on latest piece.
"for some reason the compression on the file is completely messed up. it makes it very hard to make any sense of the music itself."
Feb 11, 2011
William Randal Bowers replied to Jonathan White's discussion Started with a few notes... Improvising now written out. Dissect please!
"This is beautiful! I just... can't even comprehend. I was listening to it, the passion... it's wonderful."
Jul 6, 2010
William Randal Bowers left a comment for Dustin Painter
"Rubix Cube is amazing dude! You have more pieces of music you're gunna post on here? Cuz I really dig your style man."
Jan 7, 2010
Jonathan White replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Tell me what you think and could be improved
"Very interesting to listen to, melodious and pleasing to hear. I especially like a quarter way through the piece where I believe the strings were doing a pizzicato. I like this piece, Merry Christmas"
Dec 23, 2009
Tyler Hughes replied to William Randal Bowers's discussion Tell me what you think and could be improved
"Can you tell me a little bit about this piece?
I would also love to see a score if you can."
Dec 4, 2009

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  • Good to hear some almost dance-style stuff on here! The diversity of your music is cool - keep going :)

  • Hey William! Love your music! Anyways just dropping by to post you this link of the new recording of my piece its been edited and the middle section is really different!
  • Will! I finally posted a new song, since you were asking me earlier this week. See you tomorrow!
  • Willie! I'm soooo sorry that I wasn't on at 9:00 last night. I was bogged down with homework. I did listen to twinkle twinkle right when I got home from school last night, and it was really good. :) keep it up.
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