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#1171594 - 03/30/09 07:03 PM A Simple Piece
TheCheat Offline
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Registered: 03/29/09
Posts: 6
Hello, all. I am new to this composition dealie, so don't expect much of me grin Here is a small piece I've so creatively named "Prelude in Eb minor."

http://www.esnips.com/doc/bdc04dba-9a50-4f9e-bb00-e9ce5c8c578d/Prelude

I used FL Studio 8, so please excuse the bad quality... Any feedback is welcome grin


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#1171816 - 03/31/09 03:03 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
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Registered: 10/25/08
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I like this! Given that it's only in two voices I'm impressed at the extent of harmonic firmness (yet decorated with occasional pleasant surprises) you have established. I find it hard to write contrapuntal music, and I find it especially hard to maintain the consistency of the harmonic vocabulary in it, and I think you've done a pretty good job at both! Thanks for sharing and keep writing. smile
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#1171993 - 03/31/09 11:19 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: Tar]
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This is very nice -- I like the thematic development and the use of harmony and counterpoint to move the piece along. Well done!

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#1280325 - 10/04/09 03:45 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
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Back with another small piece (I'm frustrated that this is all I seem to be able to create, and this one somewhat reflects that)

http://www.esnips.com/doc/fe3fccf1-fae8-4d57-b8d6-99ffcf64eb3d/Presto

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#1280381 - 10/04/09 07:07 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
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Registered: 07/27/09
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I'm no expert in this field, so all I can say is that I liked them both. I think the second one should be slightly slower in my opinion. It reminded me a little of Chopin's 8th Prelude.
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#1284737 - 10/11/09 08:23 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: Chopin4life]
acebone Offline
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Registered: 03/30/09
Posts: 32
Loc: Denmark
Very gifted! Bravo to both of them!

I'd love to hear them played by a human (They sound quantized, apologies if I am wrong)

Can you put up midi-files of them?

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#1285577 - 10/12/09 04:11 PM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
scherzetto Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
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Loc: Canada
"I am new to this composition dealie, so don't expect much of me."

It's been my experience that most people who excuse themselves with a disclaimer are most of the time actually very good, and this illustrates that once again. I think you could actually fool many non-connoisseurs if you told them some composer from the past had written your prelude, and maybe even your presto. smile Good job! The harmonies were very interesting.
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