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#2019460 - 01/23/13 05:38 AM Tear drops
Firefinch Offline
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I just wrote this out - what do you think

This is how it sounds


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#2019480 - 01/23/13 07:22 AM Re: Tear drops [Re: Firefinch]
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Very nice. Have you considered keeping the top line in octaves at measure 9? (Of course, you might have to re-arrange the lh harmonies if you did so....)
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#2019723 - 01/23/13 03:49 PM Re: Tear drops [Re: Firefinch]
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I like it! smile I do find the transition between bars 8-9 quite abrupt though.

^I second Gerard's thought.

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#2019806 - 01/23/13 05:43 PM Re: Tear drops [Re: Bluoh]
Firefinch Offline
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Thanks for listening smile
I do play that bit in octaves sometimes.

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#2019852 - 01/23/13 07:00 PM Re: Tear drops [Re: Firefinch]
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Nice little piece Firefinch ... but I question the name “Tear Drops” ...
Sounds more like “Musing” or “Day Dreaming”.

The block chords by the LH in measures 2 and 3 are a bit heavy-handed
and jumpy ... needs more Chopin-esque flow.

The abrupt 4/4, 3/4. 5/4, 4/4 time signatures could be refined.

My guess is that you are studying at one of the London musical Colleges.

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#2020097 - 01/24/13 04:19 AM Re: Tear drops [Re: btb]
Firefinch Offline
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Thanks for the comments.
I might change the title. It has nothing to do with tears.
But I had to call it something quickly to put on a CD.
Various lyricists tried putting words to the melody - none of them working, because they saw the title and thought it was about tears. It's not. Its a happy tune lol.

btb - i'm not at any Music college.

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