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#509544 - 12/12/04 09:39 PM New Piece
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Registered: 11/27/02
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Loc: Iowa City, IA
A little light listening:

The Score

The MP3
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#509545 - 12/12/04 09:48 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 02/02/02
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Great piece! Thanks!

I prefer it a bit slower though. \:\)
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#509546 - 12/12/04 10:03 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 09/20/04
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Is that you playing it? If it is, you've got a nice touch! I love the piece too. Mind if I learn it? \:D

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#509547 - 12/12/04 11:14 PM Re: New Piece
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Yeah, I played it. Yamaha P80 hooked directly into the sound card.
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#509548 - 12/13/04 12:08 AM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 09/21/03
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nice! Simple and solid. Good structure, well crafted melody, says something, organized. Just solid.

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#509549 - 12/13/04 12:09 AM Re: New Piece
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Kreisler: excellent! I've listened to it a couple of times, it's really nice! I especially like that middle part. Good work!
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#509550 - 12/13/04 08:35 AM Re: New Piece
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Kreisler:

I enjoyed it very much. Thanks!

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#509551 - 12/13/04 09:06 AM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 12/07/04
Posts: 33
At last, an amateur composition that is genuinely pleasant to listen to. That was delightful. \:\)

I'd love to hear some of your recordings of standard repetoire as well.

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#509552 - 12/13/04 09:15 AM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 12/07/04
Posts: 293
Loc: North Carolina
Very pretty! I've listened to it three times now. Thanks!

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#509553 - 12/13/04 09:53 AM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 05/30/04
Posts: 981
Loc: Oregon
It's beautiful - l love it!

I'll have to add it to my list of pieces to learn. Thanks! \:\)
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#509554 - 12/13/04 10:08 AM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 160
Loc: Paris, France.
Thank you so much for sharing such a beautiful piece, it's so nice!

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#509555 - 12/13/04 01:18 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 08/10/04
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Loc: Rochester, NY
I enjoyed that, nice!
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#509556 - 12/13/04 01:25 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 06/23/01
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Nice, we should start a piano world composer's league! \:D

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#509557 - 12/13/04 01:31 PM Re: New Piece
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
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Loc: Ohio, USA
it seems a dance piece, and nice!

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#509558 - 12/13/04 02:09 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 07/13/03
Posts: 704
Loc: Belgium
Whoa, that's just great!
Printing it right now! \:\)
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#509559 - 12/13/04 03:50 PM Re: New Piece
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I noticed a "1" at the top. Is there a second part in the works?
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#509560 - 12/13/04 03:57 PM Re: New Piece
elfen Offline
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Registered: 07/10/03
Posts: 112
Loc: UK
It is a very refreshing piece of music and I really enjoyed it. Somehow it is very reminiscent of Kinderszenen to me... Do you plan to make a Suite? (I noticed that you've numbered your piece) I think it will be a lovely intro. \:\)
Please keep us posted with any new works!

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#509561 - 12/13/04 04:00 PM Re: New Piece
PianoBeast10489 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/04
Posts: 830
Loc: Virginia Beach,VA
I agree with everyone else. Awsome. Its uplifting and not depressed like a lot of peoples compositions. I agree with NAK also you do have a very nice touch! Keep up the good work... make more!

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#509562 - 12/13/04 04:23 PM Re: New Piece
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Registered: 11/27/02
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Loc: Iowa City, IA
There are 5 or 6 planned. This is the first that's finished, 2 more are close! I'll post them as I get them put into Sibelius and edited. \:D

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Originally posted by gryphon:
I noticed a "1" at the top. Is there a second part in the works? [/b]
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#509563 - 12/13/04 04:31 PM Re: New Piece
13qe244 Offline
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Registered: 11/23/04
Posts: 12
Loc: Richmond, Virginia
Nice composition. It sounds William Gillock(y).

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