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#1149060 - 02/27/06 05:29 PM Preludes (4 so far)
PianoBeast10489 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/04
Posts: 830
Loc: Virginia Beach,VA
This is the beginnings of my set of 24 preludes. I am starting in C minor and going around the circle of fifths to all the other minors (i.e. Gm, Dm, Am, Em, etc.), and then into the majors. I only have an mp3 for the 4th one, but hopefully I can either a) record them soon, or b) record GPO with them.

Hope you like them!

Prelude No.1 in C minor[/b]
-MIDI (sorry no mp3)- | -Score-

Prelude No.2 in G minor[/b]
-MIDI (sorry no mp3)- | -Score-

Prelude No.3 in D minor[/b]
-MIDI (sorry no mp3)- | -Score-

Prelude No.4 in A minor[/b]
-mp3- | -Score-

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#1149061 - 02/27/06 05:44 PM Re: Preludes (4 so far)
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Registered: 01/21/04
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Is the mp3 for the a-minor prelude played in d-minor? Just didn't sound like a-minor to me - sounded like it was transposed.

I couldn't get the others to play. Looking over the scores, looks pretty good. Perhaps a bit too "I-IV-V-I" for my taste. Don't get me wrong, I like tonal, functional harmony, but this just seemed a little "too" basic.

I like your idea of a set of 24 - maybe I'll give a project like that a go sometime.

Nice job - keep us posted with your progress.
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#1149062 - 02/27/06 06:23 PM Re: Preludes (4 so far)
PianoBeast10489 Offline
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Thanks. Ya, my first few were written prior to my experiments with new harmony, so they consist mainly of I-IV-V, vi, etc. I will definately post the new ones as i finish them up.

Also, the MIDI files of the first 3 worked for me. I think you may need Windows Media Player. And about the Am, Dm thing, you HAVE to click Lo-fi, or it will speed it up and change the pitch. It only does this on the Am prelude, dont ask me why... But try using the mp3 or the lo-fi.

Thanks for your comments!

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#1149063 - 02/27/06 06:29 PM Re: Preludes (4 so far)
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Registered: 01/06/06
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Loc: Livonia, MI
excellent...as always \:\)
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#1149064 - 02/27/06 10:49 PM Re: Preludes (4 so far)
pianojerome Offline
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Registered: 01/01/05
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Very good, Evan. \:\)

I liked the 3rd one the best.
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