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October 2018 Blog Posts (6)

Mingus Changes

"Reincarnation of a Lovebird," in section B, the changes go like this:

B-9  Eb13  G#7(#9) C#+7 F#m(M7)   (The piece is in F#m)

The first change is very strange. 

To see this in black and white, transpose to Am and the B-9 to Eb13 becomes:

D-9 to Gb13

First listen to it.  It works.  It seems to pivot on the E (Fb).   (D-7 is much weaker to my ear)

(You can even reduce the chords to D/F/E (R,3,9) to Fb/Bb/Eb (7,3,13) and it still works)

Gb13 is…

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Added by Craig Lints on October 30, 2018 at 5:45am — No Comments

Hybrid Vol.1 - my debut album

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Added by Sergey Kayber on October 28, 2018 at 11:39am — No Comments

Books about Neoclassical Music Harmony

Hi, this is my first post, I'm music composition student. Hello everyone.

I'm searching for books about neoclassical music harmony. I know there are big differences for every neoclassical composer, but am trying to understand neoclassical music and write my own piece. Up until now I have only read on the piano and analyzed some of the most famous pieces, but It would be very useful to have a guide. I'm also interested in music analysis books if there are any.

Thank you for…

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Added by Corrado Forza on October 26, 2018 at 8:35am — 1 Comment

Chaos

I deleted a couple of things on my SoundCloud, so I could fit on my piano concerto "Chaos". It's not like a normal concerto where it battles with the orchestra. Here it is the engine of the orchestra. It wasn't originally a concerto, but the piano part became so important that I needed to give it solo billing. This is a midi (NotePerformer) version. I've had to approximate some of the free sections and fake the key clicks, but otherwise it is pretty accurate. …

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Added by Stephen Ferre on October 19, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments

Resolve

This is a piece I wrote for a film in a film scoring class I took at Berkley School of Music.  

Added by Emily Bond on October 7, 2018 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

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