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Solo String Orchestration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luci Holland Dec 10, 2012. 10 Replies

I have always struggled a bit with writing for strings, as a wind player the notation system implies different techniques and sounds sometimes. I'm trying to familiarise myself with string fingering…Continue

Tags: fingering, arco, string techniques, bowing, viola

Composition for small ensembles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luci Holland Mar 9, 2013. 39 Replies

This seems like a great forum to discuss composition techniques so I wonder if I can raise a discussion on composing for a small number of instruments. What do you think are the advantages and…Continue

Tags: theory, orchestration, composition technique, harmony, composition


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Orchestral film music
Is music your main income source?
Sort Of - Music Related
Where do you live?
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.
I am a composer and orchestrator working in Edinburgh. I write regularly for orchestras and ensembles, and I am currently working on an indie animation short entitled 'The Festival of Light'.

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At 7:36pm on March 7, 2013, Kim Margerum said…

Thank you Luci for adding me.  I really enjoy the work you've done...very inspiring indeed!  Hope to see you on line.

At 11:24pm on August 19, 2012, Tyler Hughes said…

the folk melodies I used are sourced from traditional american folk music and church hymns. 

As far as grad school, I would see what classes are required first and determine from their what to take. Each university is different in its requirements. 

At 10:35am on August 13, 2012, Tyler Hughes said…

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