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#1147621 - 10/09/07 04:27 PM Variation Fun
Antonius Hamus Offline
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Registered: 05/24/05
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Here's a theme & a few variations I composed today. PJ talked about variations having once been a form of light entertainment. This is light entertainment, and the idea is that everyone can chime in with their own variations on my four-measure theme. I'm sharing this thing now before composing more. The current last variation is the most interesting one thus far.

Midi (should be about a minute and a half):

http://www.savefile.com/files/1111931

Score (this time with notational elegance):


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#1147622 - 10/09/07 05:01 PM Re: Variation Fun
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it's good to have a short 4-bar theme to work on. i will write one when i have time later...

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#1147623 - 10/10/07 02:37 AM Re: Variation Fun
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Welcome aboard! Perhaps we can get a full crew during the weekend.

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#1147624 - 10/11/07 08:48 AM Re: Variation Fun
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What a fun idea for Piano World. Sandy B
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#1147625 - 10/13/07 05:23 AM Re: Variation Fun
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If only more people thought so.

OK, I'll compose as many new variations as others compose them together. If Signa composes one, and nobody else composes anything, you'll get one more from me, as opposed to, say, ten more. (I'm not sure whether people would see that as a good or a bad thing...)

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#1147626 - 10/13/07 11:53 PM Re: Variation Fun
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Here's a variation on the 4th measure:

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#1147627 - 10/14/07 06:00 AM Re: Variation Fun
Antonius Hamus Offline
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Registered: 05/24/05
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No, it's the other way around. My fourth measure is a variation on *it*. My third measure is a variation on Diabelli Variations. My first two measures are a variation on the measures 25-32 of my own variations, Op. 2007 No. 10.

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#1147628 - 10/15/07 01:06 AM Re: Variation Fun
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i'm writing one, but slow, only got 4 bars so far, and plan to finish it in 1 or 2 days. will be a short one...

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