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#1149936 - 01/18/09 01:56 PM New composition - Waltz in G Major
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Registered: 05/14/08
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I was experimenting with seventh chords etc. and came up with this. There are a few sections I want to change a bit but wanted to see what everyone thought.

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#1149937 - 01/18/09 02:10 PM Re: New composition - Waltz in G Major
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Interesting phrase structure works nicely, and the harmonies sound completely natural.
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#1149938 - 01/19/09 10:43 AM Re: New composition - Waltz in G Major
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I like most of it. There is some repetition that seems to grow old fast. As Krysler noted, the structure is good and the harmonies work well. I don't see a lot of development (not uncommon in waltzes), and it never seems to progress beyond a basic theme.

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#1149939 - 01/19/09 04:04 PM Re: New composition - Waltz in G Major
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Originally posted by epf:
I like most of it. There is some repetition that seems to grow old fast. As Krysler noted, the structure is good and the harmonies work well. I don't see a lot of development (not uncommon in waltzes), and it never seems to progress beyond a basic theme.

Ed [/b]
I found that the more I compose the less people seem to like them. When I started off I was doing new-age perhaps I should go back. :p

Thanks for your comments, I'll try to weed out my repetition.

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