Ingo Lee replied to Xiang Li's discussion Is piano solo song necessary to have master/mix evolved
"Hi Xiang - These are audio engineer questions and we are composers here but we can try and answer. I know others here are more knowledgeable than me so I will defer to their answers.
First off you should post your piece here, every listener has a…"
Mar 6
Timothy Smith replied to Xiang Li's discussion any piano vst recommendation
"You have many choices. Here's a guy I follow who reviews many of the latest pianos. 
Here are a few of his latest reviews-"
Apr 21, 2020
Dane Aubrun replied to Xiang Li's discussion any piano vst recommendation
"Depends on the quality you want and the musical style.
Basically there are two choices: Sampled piano (the best of which is about 40Gb). VSL do a nice one at a nice price and it comes with a free player and host software. You need a license key for…"
Apr 18, 2020
Visala Cynthia Liuska replied to Xiang Li's discussion Which way you prefer for composing
"I like to improvise, using my voice or playing piano, starting anywhere and letting it flow. If something interesting happens I repeat and play with the idea and record it. If an idea for a piece comes, I then develop my idea with notation on…"
Jul 6, 2019
Bob Morabito replied to Xiang Li's discussion yiruma's style
"HI Xiang LI--

Is this who youre referring to?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiruma

Thanks Bobhttps://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito"
Oct 16, 2018
Ingo Lee replied to Xiang Li's discussion what key are these chords in
"Hi Xiang,  the chords that you list don't really establish a key until the G, then you are in the key of C ( except for the D ) until the E7 which modulates you to Am, the relative minor of C which is an easy modulation to make. But then you end…"
Oct 16, 2018
Gavin Brown replied to Xiang Li's discussion what key are these chords in
"Hi Xiang,
Thanks! It would help if you could produce a score, but as a general statement, you are composing in a common style, whereby you play a chord at the beginning of a 2 or 4 bar phrase, then arpeggiate the chord and add in melody as a way of…"
Oct 16, 2018
Xiang Li replied to Xiang Li's discussion what key are these chords in
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Hi, Gav
I attach the record document. It is just an improvision so it is not that smooth. I just try to use new and different chord progression but it shows too many # and b in the notes which makes me feel hard to give a key signature…"
Oct 16, 2018
Gavin Brown replied to Xiang Li's discussion what key are these chords in
"Hi Xiang,
I don’t understand your question, and some of the things you say don’t sound right to me. Can you ask the question a different way? For example, if this is for a work which is more than just some chords, can you post the composition…"
Oct 16, 2018
Vn replied to Xiang Li's discussion Which way you prefer for composing
"Agree, taking a quite hike, playing tennis or something relaxing helps me get my creative juices flowing again. I took an online course by a famous hollywood music writer once - his suggestion to break such blocks is to sit in front of ur…"
Mar 12, 2018
Vn replied to Xiang Li's discussion Which way you prefer for composing
"Hi,
For me the most optimal path (from a tune in my head to something in my DAW) is to work out the song on my piano. Once I am familiar with it, I switch to my DAW (Sonar) and lay down the structure and work from there. I cant read or write music,…"
Mar 12, 2018
Xiang Li replied to Xiang Li's discussion Which way you prefer for composing
"I just hope to create some beautiful piano songs. I usually use piano to play around to see if I can get something, but I feel blocked and hope to change another method. Dave Dexter said:
The best way to start is probably the way you know, unless…"
Mar 12, 2018