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#2223246 - 01/30/14 04:50 PM Waltz in Flat 1
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Here's a new composition of mine
HERE

and the Dots - (I havent put any markings down yet)


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#2223262 - 01/30/14 05:40 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Are you sure you meant "Waltz in Flat" instead of "Waltz in F"? crazy
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#2223279 - 01/30/14 06:41 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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In flat??

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#2223286 - 01/30/14 06:59 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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I've called the piece "Walt in flat 1"

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#2223288 - 01/30/14 07:04 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Yes, I can see that. Are you sure that's what you meant to call it?

"Ladies and gentlemen, I am now going to perform for you a Waltz in Flat One of my own composition. Don't ask what the title means, because I'm not sure myself." grin
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#2223305 - 01/30/14 07:43 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Polyphonist]
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Originally Posted By: Polyphonist
Yes, I can see that. Are you sure that's what you meant to call it?

"Ladies and gentlemen, I am now going to perform for you a Waltz in Flat One of my own composition. Don't ask what the title means, because I'm not sure myself." grin


Holy crap you're pretentious.

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#2223306 - 01/30/14 07:46 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: IstvánE]
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Originally Posted By: gizzards
Originally Posted By: Polyphonist
Yes, I can see that. Are you sure that's what you meant to call it?

"Ladies and gentlemen, I am now going to perform for you a Waltz in Flat One of my own composition. Don't ask what the title means, because I'm not sure myself." grin


Holy crap you're pretentious.

You couldn't detect humor even with the smiley?
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#2223307 - 01/30/14 07:54 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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How is that pretentious?

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#2223450 - 01/31/14 02:37 AM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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The title of the piece could be Waltz. But ive composed quite a few waltzes.
I could call it Waltz in F - or Waltz opus ? but that doesn't seem right.
But as it is a Jazzy tune Ive called it Waltz in Flat 1.
My freind lives in Flat 1 (here in England Flat 1 means Apartment 1)
He likes to waltz.
But either way I couldn't care what it's title is. Just as long as when someone says play ----- I know what they mean.
Call it what you like.

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#2223567 - 01/31/14 10:37 AM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Oh, I see. I thought it was some kind of a joke about F having 1 flat. I'm glad it wasn't. grin
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#2223614 - 01/31/14 12:11 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Good Lord, I cannot understand why some folks insist on commenting about the name of a piece when the piece itself is this good!

So let me be the first to say I loved it! I loved the interesting and piquant harmonies, the structure surprised me (and that's usually a good thing) it's well balanced. You do a nice job of using your theme in a different way in the middle section so that it's beautifully unified and yet the middle part sounds different and fresh. The performance is also rich in expression. I can't find anything to fault. Kudos! I hope your friend appreciates the beautiful music you've composed for them.

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#2223641 - 01/31/14 12:56 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Loved it ... well done!

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#2223664 - 01/31/14 01:38 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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I thought it was pretty good.

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#2223718 - 01/31/14 03:59 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Thanks guys:-)

I'm happy that the title didn't disturb you too much.
Better than the title of one of my compositions that I posted called "music to help you commit suicide".

Polyhonist - it also is a joke, F having one flat.
I wouldn't want to compose a piece for my friend who lives in flat one with a piece in 2 sharps or flats or even more.

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#2223735 - 01/31/14 04:36 PM Re: Waltz in Flat 1 [Re: Firefinch]
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Originally Posted By: Firefinch
Polyhonist - it also is a joke, F having one flat.
I wouldn't want to compose a piece for my friend who lives in flat one with a piece in 2 sharps or flats or even more.

Right. That would be for the next-door neighbor. grin
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