Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
71 registered (Alux, AntonJ, augustm, agraffe, al reds, 18 invisible), 1177 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2097631 - 06/07/13 04:10 AM Miniature no. 1 re-score
JoelW Online   content
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/25/12
Posts: 5536
Loc: USA
This is a piece that I composed and shared last year. It's my first composition but I decided to re-score it because I feel I've learned a lot since then. How does it look?

http://pdfuploader.com/uppdfs/781/Miniature_no__1.pdf

Do all of those decrescendos work? I'm sure you know what they're trying to convey. If you know a better way, please tell.

Thanks.


Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2097659 - 06/07/13 06:51 AM Re: Miniature no. 1 re-score [Re: JoelW]
Schubertslieder Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 373
Loc: Michigan, USA
If a single mezzo piano has 8 decrescendos following, ordering it to go gradually softer, does it mean to go pianississississississimo? smile

I think if you put mezzo piano or some other dynamic sign before each decrescendos, it would be a bit more clear.

Cheers!
_________________________
Charles Peck (American)--Metropolitan
Debussy--various pieces
Grieg--various pieces

Top
#2097665 - 06/07/13 07:01 AM Re: Miniature no. 1 re-score [Re: JoelW]
Nikolas Online   content
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 6353
Loc: UK
The idea of dimin. dimin. dimin. dimin. is confusing. I think that you probably mean that you go softer, then suddenly louder and softer, then louder and softer, etc... But it doesn't make sense and appears to be too complicated...
_________________________
http://www.musica-ferrum.com

Top
#2097812 - 06/07/13 11:54 AM Re: Miniature no. 1 re-score [Re: JoelW]
Polyphonist Online   content
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/03/13
Posts: 8858
Loc: New York City
The harmonies at the beginning of the piece bear a surprising resemblance to those in a certain one of Chopin's Waltzes. grin

Technical stuff:

Since the time signature is Presto, wouldn't each measure be a beat, in a way? Normally you'd connect the beams of the notes within each measure, rather than separating them into groups of 2 as you did here.

Bar 16 - 2nd and 3rd RH notes should be E# and F#, not F natural and Gb.

Bar 17 - 4th RH note should probably be a D# and not an Eb because of the key signature.

Bar 19 - 2nd RH note, same as above.

I'd redo the bar spacing and add a measure to the last line; it looks too spread out right now.
_________________________
Regards,

Polyphonist

Top
#2097862 - 06/07/13 01:01 PM Re: Miniature no. 1 re-score [Re: JoelW]
Schubertslieder Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 373
Loc: Michigan, USA
Joel and Nikolas, I sent you a PM so please read it because it won't bite. smile.
It is to help you, wink.
_________________________
Charles Peck (American)--Metropolitan
Debussy--various pieces
Grieg--various pieces

Top
#2098034 - 06/07/13 05:57 PM Re: Miniature no. 1 re-score [Re: JoelW]
Schubertslieder Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 373
Loc: Michigan, USA
I sight read through the first page just now and it sounds nice. When I get a chance maybe I will go through it all. smile

Nice work, cheers!
_________________________
Charles Peck (American)--Metropolitan
Debussy--various pieces
Grieg--various pieces

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Piano Summit 2017 - Join Us!
along with Chick Corea, Jonathan Cain,Set Rudetsky, Ray Chew, Onree Gill ...
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Calculator Looks a Like Piano Keyboard
Calculator that looks like a piano keyboard
Piano Keyboard Calculator

New in the Piano World online store (PianoSupplies.com) now. A fun gift for the musician in your life (or maybe just for yourself).
(ad)
Pianist Magazine
Pianist Magazine - Helping you become a better player
(ad)
Teaching Children Music
Teaching Music to Children
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
"Hardly used" 20-year old piano. Hmmm . . .
by Piano90X
09/01/16 12:13 AM
Coming back to playing after 25 year break
by Inna
08/31/16 11:13 PM
Some describe this left hand pattern as "clave", it's not...
by rintincop
08/31/16 11:04 PM
Linking MIDI Keyboards for Control.
by Bouncy Nugget
08/31/16 07:47 PM
Buying a Core Piano for Restoration
by Miguel Rey
08/31/16 02:44 PM
Forum Stats
84,832 Registered Members
44 Forums
174,884 Topics
2,552,040 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission