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Stabat Mater

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ingo Lee 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

This is a pseudo-religious cantata written for SATB choir and chamber orchestra. There are a few SOLO parts for tenor and soprano to be song out of the choir.…Continue

A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dane Aubrun Feb 20. 5 Replies

Hi,I had promised one of my high school friends, İsmail KARAHAN, to compose one of his poems.But did not.  Then recently I heard he is ailing with a serious health problem.  I had to writethis in one…Continue

Pretty Girl

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dane Aubrun Nov 28, 2020. 6 Replies

Hi,It has been some time I was not here.  I have found a newdiscussion on Creativity from ResearchGate.  It is a well establishedfree environment.  It was very difficult for me to get accepted as…Continue

Brass Trio vs. Wind Trio based on Inchoatam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ali Riza SARAL Aug 4, 2020. 8 Replies

Hi,This is a comparison of Brass Trio(Bfl Trumpet, F Horn, Trombone) andWind Trio(Bfl Cl, F Horn and Bassoon)...I used Sonatina VST, Cakewalk and MuseSCORE for both...Wind Trio…Continue

 

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Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Stabat Mater
"This is a very impressive extended work Ali, well conceived, developed and executed.  It is somber and trying to listen to at times which is exactly as it should be with the subject matter you are addressing. The loss of a child is probably the…"
1 hour ago
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Waltz - 1'50"
"Hi Dane, I suggest that if you send me a regular .mid file of your input, I would like to try it to import it into MuseSCORE. It would be an interesting test for me.  Maybe I could see your difficulties better. Thanks. Ali  "
yesterday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Sir Roger Scruton on "The Classical Tradition Today"
"Thank you Dane, Excellent speaker, a liked his speaking tone very much. Unfortunately, many things he criticized can be done in the avantgarde style. Actually that is why avantgarde appeared. The problem about avantgarde is that it sometimes…"
yesterday
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Stabat Mater
"Well, this is a large work with huge contrasts. Beautiful indeed. An accomplished piece that somehow looks back to earlier works you posted here. I found the score. The ensemble makes for some interesting instrumentation. I won't try to analyse…"
Tuesday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Sean Pollaro's discussion My first orchestral piece
"Hi Sean, Congratulations.  Mind blowing music... My teacher had told me once, 'when you finish school you shall forget everything you have learned at the school!' So there is nothing wrong or right I guess.   One point…"
Monday
Sean Pollaro replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion Stabat Mater
"It's brilliant. I know the sorrow that is in this piece. All I can say is I'm right there with you and I appreciate your honesty."
Monday
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

Stabat Mater

This is a pseudo-religious cantata written for SATB choir and chamber orchestra. There are a few SOLO parts for tenor and soprano to be song out of the choir.https://soundcloud.com/user-852737091/stabat-mater-aci-icinde-duranThis piece is 15 minutes long, 23 pages 147 bars. Single movement. It uses ten stanzas similar to Verdi’s Stabat Mater. The text is similar to and with some quotations from Stabat Mater in…See More
Sunday
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Waltz - 1'50"
"Hi Dane, On your difficulty in using the notation software; epistemology is important.  How you approach the problem in order to solve it. I understand that you try to test different softwares and then choose one of them. The problem is you may…"
Feb 23
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Dane Aubrun's discussion Waltz - 1'50"
"Hi Dane, Beautiful.  Thank you for sharing. It is still a mood music.  Good material to think about. It is melodic but not completely romantic to me. It has a sense of wit (to me). Ye it could be a bit longer, maybe 15 sec…"
Feb 21
Dane Aubrun replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar
"HI, Ali, Nice to see you again. I was going to drop you a note but knew you were busy - and here you are! A most pleasant song and a lovely poem to work with. Nice that it slowly transformed into the major from round about bar 100. I haven't…"
Feb 20
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar
"Thank you Sean."
Feb 20
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar
"Thank you Ingo, I hope sometime in the future a real performance may show up."
Feb 20
Sean Pollaro replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar
"It's beautiful. Congratulations!"
Feb 19
Ingo Lee replied to Ali Riza SARAL's discussion A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar
"Very nice Ali, I'm sure your friend will love this and be honored to have your music displaying his lyrics.  You have a good arrangement and sound here, it would be wonderful to hear this with a singer."
Feb 19
Ali Riza SARAL posted a discussion

A love song for voice, mandolin, block flute and classical guitar

Hi,I had promised one of my high school friends, İsmail KARAHAN, to compose one of his poems.But did not.  Then recently I heard he is ailing with a serious health problem.  I had to writethis in one week not to regret my promise for the rest of my life.I hope you enjoy it.Alihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG-Z1IJnP50Note. The theme comes from the major at the end with a smooth transformation.See More
Feb 19
Ali Riza SARAL replied to Charles Holt's discussion RIP Bob Morabito
"Sad Mournful... I had some very kind interactions with him.  A very strong composer... Dexterous.  Diligent. Technically superb... I wonder is it Cov... Grant him eternal rest, O Lord,and may perpetual light shine on him. Ali.  "
Feb 10

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
20th century
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Istanbul
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
Ali R+ SARAL has studied double majors and has two Master’s degrees,

MSc and BSC from Istanbul Technical University and MM from Illinois State University.

He was accepted to the Istanbul State Conservatoir Composition and Theory Department and

studied harmony, counterpoint and others with Erçivan SAYDAM,

composition with İlhan USMANBAŞ.


He was a student of Roque CORDERO and Arthur CORRA at USA.

He has attended courses at Stanford University CCRMA lab and Darmstad 1996.


He has written 48 works of music more than 9 hours long.

You can find his compositions at Petrucci Library: http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza


He has served EUROCONTROL and German airspace as an air traffic control engineer 1992-1997.
He has specialized in LARGESYSTEMS and Java-J2EE.
His areas of interest include Systems Psychology, ANN and parsers.


He writes blogs at:
http://largesystems-atc.blogspot.com/
http://largesystems-atc-en.blogspot.com/
http://alirizasaral.blogspot.com/


You can reach him at:
Addr: Barbaros Mah Sedef Sk Onur Sit. Akasya Apt. 13/3G Uskudar ISTANBUL TÜRKİYE 34662
Tel: 90 506 887 8401
Website:
https://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Saral,_Ali_Riza

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At 2:17pm on April 16, 2020, Ali Riza SARAL said…

Thank you Gav but I could not figure out why I noticed your comment so late.

At 11:21pm on September 16, 2019, Gav Brown said…

Welcome Ali!

 
 
 

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