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The Heart of Music and Frequencies

Started this discussion. Last reply by roger stancill Sep 8, 2017. 27 Replies

On another thread, I mentioned Cymatics and the effects( and affects ) frequenciesmay have on various things, and people.I'm interested in getting some feedback and your thoughts regarding this subject.All this is in reference to casually…Continue

How can we define music?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Corelis May 25. 757 Replies

The question has come up many times here as to what is music.Isn't that questioned answered by what you compose?Isn't what you write a reflection of what you believe music isand/or should be. Or are you merely imitating the efforts andprecedents…Continue

out with the old and in with the new

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mariza Costa-Cabral Nov 8, 2015. 11 Replies

This is a short piece I had the idea for about 6 months ago,and have been working on, off and on.This is the first part of the musical aspect.I am next, working on the lyrics and eventuallylike to have a broader orchestrated piecethat plays…Continue

The Most Beautiful Symphony in Recent History

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Brown Nov 7, 2015. 316 Replies

Can you hear the music in this?


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roger stancill replied to Bob Porter's discussion New piece
"Bob, Hi there....long time ay.  I know exactly what you mean when you state, having to write it so it will play as you intend it to sound. That is not always easy. I liked this piece. It was suspenseful, and entertaining. It did seem to tell a…"
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Jon Corelis replied to roger stancill's discussion How can we define music?
"I hadn't read the rest of it so I didn't know what was in it.  Well let it be."
May 25
michael diemer replied to roger stancill's discussion How can we define music?
"This thread became probably the worst example of trolling on the forum. It should be left to die in my opinion."
May 24
Jon Corelis replied to roger stancill's discussion How can we define music?
"Something is music if it can be recognizably vocally reproduced using only the syllable "bum," as in "Bum bum bum-bum bum bum bum bum-bum-bum-bum bum-bum bum ...""
May 24
roger stancill replied to Kjell Prytz's discussion Kyrie Eleison
"Hey there Kjell, all in all I enjoyed this. A point or 2 for your consideration though. I thought that the base horns played to much of a role and 'muddied' the flow of this... and, I was listening for a 'bravado moment' from…"
Apr 28
roger stancill replied to Gav Brown's discussion Proposed Contest "Imaginary Machines"
"Hi Gav, I'll give it a go. Count me in."
Apr 28

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At 3:53pm on November 10, 2015, Mariza Costa-Cabral said…

Roger,  Thanks for your comment.  But it wasn't only me, it was you and several other people as well.  We did ok.  Thank you for your comment.

At 4:10am on October 29, 2014, Olmnilnlolm said…
Sorry I didn't answer the friend request long ago.

My interface is quite messed up, so I don't even go to "my page" at hardly.

My Composers forum email does not work at all, at least for SENDING messages.

I can receive, but not send.

Please let me know if you get this.
At 5:19pm on August 26, 2013, Kaisa Kuslapuu said…

Hello Roger! Thanks for the support, I am really happy to hear you like my music. There is a fourth track as well though. :) I share your opinion about the music of today, we ourselves have to make the kind we want to enjoy.. 

At 5:23pm on December 30, 2012, roger stancill said…

thank you tyler,  i look forward to this forum and the exchange

At 1:45pm on December 30, 2012, Tyler Hughes said…

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Quiz time re; finale software

Posted on September 22, 2013 at 1:53pm 1 Comment

Doe's anyone know if there is a way to reset finale to original settings ?

In the course of writing/ scoring a composition the program seems to pick up

'glitches'    i.e.   the 8va won't place or if I erase part of a measure and then rewrite,

the playback plays double notes.   A royal pain in the ........  

There must be a relatively simple solution,

thanks, Roger


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