composerrogue left a comment for Larry Elliott
"Thank you so much for your comment...you made my day!"
Jun 23, 2016
composerrogue replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Some questions from a rookie and newbie
"I would suggest a crash course in counter-point. That would totally fix the redundant harmony issue."
Jul 24, 2015
composerrogue replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Some questions from a rookie and newbie
"I didn't come here to argue about petty word definitions. This is a composer forum and I was trying to help a composer.
.....You are being a douche. Fredrick zinos said:
Please  look at the dictionary definition of the term Theory. Theory can be…"
May 12, 2015
composerrogue replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Some questions from a rookie and newbie
""In college composition we have to make one serious consideration when writing a piece: Who is going to WANT to perform it and who is going to WANT to listen to it"
----I used to argue with my professors that these were ridiculous concepts but after…"
May 12, 2015
composerrogue replied to Erwin van Delft's discussion Some questions from a rookie and newbie
"John Cage used sheet metal to make rain AND thunder. He hung it on a rack and used soft timpani mallets...It's written in percussion format (rolls and crashes) and the sound is identical to rain....Also one composer (can't remember who) used the…"
May 12, 2015
composerrogue left a comment for J. Mac
"Yeah, I don't why this happened. I can post PDFs on the main page but not on a reply. Unfortunately I don't have the files on this computer, I will have to retrieve them later from my home base. If you like, I could email them to you. My email is…"
Sep 18, 2014
composerrogue left a comment for J. Mac
"Here's some more counter-point PDFs that I found...Thought you might like them."
Sep 13, 2014
composerrogue left a comment for michael diemer
"Thank you. Debussy is probably my fav.....His piano works still take me to another world like I'm in a Wizard of Oz movie. What a great time period to be in France!"
Sep 8, 2014
Tyler Hughes replied to composerrogue's discussion Composer's Bible
"I actually own both of those books, they are invaluable to any developing composer. "
Sep 6, 2014
composerrogue replied to J. Mac's discussion How should I spend my hours to learn composing?
"Glad you like it! Personally I love counterpoint. I use it to some degree in all of my writing, even if only to break the rules of counterpoint. The idea of keeping each line independent applies no matter if I am writing a fugue or a shredding metal…"
Sep 4, 2014
composerrogue replied to Art Lowell's discussion Is It Plagiarism?
"And happy composing to everybody....it is a wonderful life."
Sep 4, 2014
composerrogue replied to Art Lowell's discussion Is It Plagiarism?
"I should add that composers have been making variations on each others' music for eons. I play a classical guitar piece by Fernando Sor called "Variations on a Theme by Mozart". Fernando was able to write this piece however he felt like writing it…"
Sep 4, 2014
composerrogue replied to Art Lowell's discussion Is It Plagiarism?
"So name your piece a "variation" on that melody. It's NOT plagiarism if you give credit to the artist."
Sep 3, 2014
composerrogue replied to J. Mac's discussion How should I spend my hours to learn composing?
"I hope this helps....its a student guideline to counterpoint that was given to us as college level composers. Its kind of hard to understand at first because the examples are on page 9 of the PDF (7 on the print), the exercises are on the last page.…"
Sep 3, 2014
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  • Greetings Composerrogue,

    This is not a Piano is not a piano, it is a brilliant piece of work. Thanks for sharing.

    Very best,

    Larry Elliott

  • Hey composerrogue! Thank you so much for the effort of posting the PDFs. I appreciate it. Unfortunately, I can't open any of them. :|

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