Dear Forum,as an amateur composer I would ask politely for feedback on the following symphonic composition for orchester (basses, chelli, violas, violin I+II, timpani, trombone, horn, bassoon, oboe,…Continue
"wow, that "painting" approach is a new idea for me. I will try that one.
Until now I have used two process models:
1. Forward in the time line, step bb step from the intro to the coda (sometimes with particular topics in mind, sometimes…"
"That was not a good sentence Stefan, let me try again.
I was talking about different ways to think about composing and of course there are many. I suggested two ways; the first would be to think of a composition as being a story or novel. Each…"
thank you for listening and for your kind advice!
What you write is so far clear to me and I will try to apply the suggestions.
Only one sentence I could not fully understand: "This could be done in a non-directed ambient fashion that…"
"Hi Stefan, I have listened to several of your pieces on SoundCloud. It sounds like they are all improvised at the keyboard, probably without edits or overdubs. So there are good ideas and interesting parts but they don't seem to…"
there are 19 tracks at this link, btw. many of them not piano. The pieces are quite different in their message.
The one called XII for instance was an early work, which I rediscovered and posted because I still like it. It it is calm and…"
Both link to sound cloud.
Tell us a little about this piece, and your goals and background.
Personally, I'm not a fan of most piano music. So I'd rather comment on how I think you succeeded in getting your message across. I know I…"
"Hi Stefan. Thanks for the kind words. I use Logic X as well but I don't use any of the built in orchestral sounds.
I primarily use virtual instruments by a company called East West. Specifically "Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum…"
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
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.