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#1795501 - 11/24/11 06:48 PM Nine new preludes for piano
Stevenup7002 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/09
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Loc: Ireland
Hey guys,
I'm currently writing a complete set of 24 preludes (one in every key), and I figured I'd post what I've completed so far. I'll update this post when I complete the rest.

http://soundcloud.com/stevenobrien/sets/twenty-four-preludes-op-2/

Sheet music (slightly messy, and unfinished, sorry) can be found here: http://www.steven-obrien.net/Portfolio/Twenty%20Four...

Enjoy!
-Steve


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#1795724 - 11/25/11 10:00 AM Re: Nine new preludes for piano [Re: Stevenup7002]
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Registered: 11/16/11
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Nice work! I listened to all of them.
How lond did that take you? What is your source of inspiration? Do you write for any particular purpose? Did you start writing all of them from the beginning or you came up with something that was put in the middle or in the end of the piece?
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#1795761 - 11/25/11 11:29 AM Re: Nine new preludes for piano [Re: Daniel Tkach]
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Originally Posted By: Daniel Tkach
Nice work! I listened to all of them.

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Originally Posted By: Daniel Tkach
How lond did that take you?

It takes me a few hours to write out an entire prelude. But after I write it out, I generally spend weeks obsessing over details, making sure nothing feels out of place, I'll probably revise the preludes I've already posted many times before I fully publish them.
Originally Posted By: Daniel Tkach
What is your source of inspiration?

A short fragment of a theme will pop into my head and I'll write that down, and once that's done, I'll generally just innately write down the notes that follow. There's no method, it just happens :P.
Originally Posted By: Daniel Tkach
Do you write for any particular purpose?

I enjoy it.
Originally Posted By: Daniel Tkach
Did you start writing all of them from the beginning or you came up with something that was put in the middle or in the end of the piece?

From beginning to end. I can't write any other way :P. I can't even plan out compositions, even if I start with a plan, I usually just drop it after 5 minutes of writing, and it all works itself out.

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#1795936 - 11/25/11 06:16 PM Re: Nine new preludes for piano [Re: Stevenup7002]
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Awesome undertaking!!! I'm enjoying them. (Call me wierd but so far #4 is my favorite)


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#1796348 - 11/26/11 04:35 PM Re: Nine new preludes for piano [Re: Stevenup7002]
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Thanks for the answers Stevenup.
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