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#1171594 - 03/30/09 07:03 PM A Simple Piece
TheCheat Offline
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Registered: 03/29/09
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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."


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

Edited by TheCheat (03/30/09 07:08 PM)

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#1171816 - 03/31/09 03:03 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
Tar Offline
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Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 296
Loc: Munich, Germany
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!

"...a man ... should engage himself with the causes of the harmonious combination of sounds, and with the composition of music." Anatolius of Alexandria

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#1280325 - 10/04/09 03:45 AM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
TheCheat Offline
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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)


#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.
"Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties." - Frédéric Chopin

"Hats off gentlemen, a genius!" - Schumann on Chopin

"Chopin is the greatest of them all, for through the piano alone he discovered everything" - Debussy on Chopin

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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?

#1285577 - 10/12/09 04:11 PM Re: A Simple Piece [Re: TheCheat]
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 40
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.
"Where words fail, music speaks." --Hans Christian Andersen


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