Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 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!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
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 Accessories
* 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
#967178 - 06/20/05 11:16 AM A little Nocturne
Riyoku Sakimori Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 137
Loc: Chesterfield, MO
I was trying to write a nocturne, I'm not sure what to call it now. But it's just something I thought up in five minutes. I'm sure someone out there probaly already wrote something like this and I won't be able to publish the thing or anything for misunderstood plagerism, but it's just something I made up for fun... in boredom!!!!! anyway, here: < Nocturne???? >
_________________________
I need help with composition. If you have Finale NotePad installed, please ask me to send the file somehow and rate it. Or send an Adobe Reader copy of the music.

Top
Piano & Music Acc. / Sheet Music


Sheet Music Plus Homepage
#967179 - 06/20/05 09:40 PM Re: A little Nocturne
john the hand Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/13/04
Posts: 156
Loc: Orange County, California
Well I thought it was enjoyable! Better than anything I could have written ;\)

Top
#967180 - 06/21/05 03:45 PM Re: A little Nocturne
Riyoku Sakimori Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 137
Loc: Chesterfield, MO
thank you
_________________________
I need help with composition. If you have Finale NotePad installed, please ask me to send the file somehow and rate it. Or send an Adobe Reader copy of the music.

Top
#967181 - 06/23/05 03:40 PM Re: A little Nocturne
Antonius Hamus Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/24/05
Posts: 2230
I liked it! Based on how quickly you said you thought it up, you could probably call it an impromptu (like those by Schubert). The sequence that begins at 2:48 sounds a bit like a certain sequence from Beethoven's Für Elise, and you finished the sequence in a similar manner that Beethoven does - by using a sort of cadenza (which begins at 3:10)... That's *not* a bad thing: there are many compositions in classical music that remind some other composition at some point in some way... Composers often unconsciously (and sometimes consciously) use music that they have heard before; everything that they hear might influence them without them knowing it.

Top
#967182 - 06/25/05 09:24 AM Re: A little Nocturne
Riyoku Sakimori Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 137
Loc: Chesterfield, MO
Hm... I haven't heard Fur Elise in a year or two... and I don't even know what a cadenza is ^^. But I guess I'll be working on other pieces, most of them probably Impromptus. I never really think anything out, I build as I play.
_________________________
I need help with composition. If you have Finale NotePad installed, please ask me to send the file somehow and rate it. Or send an Adobe Reader copy of the music.

Top
#967183 - 06/25/05 06:29 PM Re: A little Nocturne
Antonius Hamus Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/24/05
Posts: 2230
About what 'cadenza' means:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadenza

The sequence in your composition isn't an actual cadenza, though... I suppose it should be called a 'bridge' (or something like that)...

"But I guess I'll be working on other pieces, most of them probably Impromptus."

Do that, but don't abandon the first one that you shared with us; you can put it on hold, but don't abandon it...and I think you should have at least one long-term composition under work at every given time... It may be harder to be very deliberate with composing, but I think it might also make you learn more... Anyway, keep up the good work!

Top

What's Hot!!
8 Live Ragtime Piano Players on the Cape!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Ferdinand "???" Piano from Vienna?
by TheloniousPunk
10/23/14 02:20 PM
Anything better than a Yamaha CLP-990 yet?
by pianelmo
10/23/14 01:40 PM
Uneven piano keys
by shah
10/23/14 08:57 AM
Forster vs August Forster
by eazydyonizy
10/23/14 03:43 AM
Grigory Sokolov releases album
by wimpiano
10/23/14 03:11 AM
Who's Online
149 registered (anotherscott, ajames, accordeur, anamnesis, 36 invisible), 1617 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
76623 Members
42 Forums
158442 Topics
2326827 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
(ads by Google)

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 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission