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    • Luis: Thanx for responding..  Now I have some else to check out..  I really like your work.. What you are doing is somewhat out of my element.. My brain can't process and play like you do..  It is beautiful, you do so much with one piano  pass..  I greaty admire that.. Yes, the clashes are fine.. I edit my pieces in Logic Pro.. and I find, I can put in all kinds of clashing passing tones, if duration is short, and softer, and in different octave.. but even dissonant notes  side by side can work in one instrument, as long as other instruments are doing something..  But you dancing naked in the moon light here..  You can't hide behind some other instrument. So you have to let the 'movement of the melody' carry one thru the clash..   I have done a few pieces that are in one time signature, yet, I will add one or two instruments in a different time signature.. I love how it opens up the feel of the piece, and kind of creates a a 'timeless quality'. which is very liberating. You did this very well, and simply and then you're dealing with some atonality loosens it up even more..  wow..  I look forward to more.. 
    • Hello Luis!  Since you commented on my pieces, I wanted to return the favor :) I'm no musical expert or critic, so I'm not going to say what should have gone better or be changed in your compositions.  I'll just share my thoughts and say the first piece "It All Comes Back (To You)" was really emotional, and you managed to pull that off with atonality and polyrhythm.  Plus, I'm new to the term "polyrhythm" and your collection really helped me learn about it.  Great job! All of the pieces were great, jazzy, and interesting, and personally "It All Comes Back (To You)" is my favorite.  Can't beat the expression of that one! ;)
    • Hello guys and girls! I've stumbled into this problem with my music software months ago, but didn't have an account here then to ask for help.  Every time I try to save a file after working on my composition for a few minutes, I get the error message saying "Cannot create a file when that file already exists."  On the Finale forum, it recommends using "Save As...," but occasionally I get the meesage saying "Cannot rename file" and my file doesn't save. Also when trying other methods to save files which initially work, such as saving in a different folder/subfolder from the original, I get messages with "finsave.tmp" and "Access is denied" which I can't recreate conveniently.  I've used Finale 2012 (yeah, have to mention the year and not hide it this time for extra information) for over 3 years now and only had this problem recently (relative to the length of time I've used it).  What's your solution to this predicament? ~Franklin
    • I just thought a slow intro with chords would lead to a fleshed out version of itself in the proper A section. That's just what I expected to hear, but again, don't take that personally.
    • This is an attempt at a waltz in the style of Chopin.  I bet that it doesn't nearly sound as Chopin-like as I thought, but I tried.  Also, some trivia: The idea for this waltz came from me imagining a 17th-18th century girl dance in a ballroom.
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