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    • Ahhh ok. You know I just went back to the mp3 I sent Hans and changed that note to a A flat and it sounded much better. See Hans I was off. <_<...
    • Hi all! I have finished the Mass that I started composing in June (I had a rather hectic summer, so not much time to write).  The first two movements (Kyrie and Gloria) are reposted with some minor modifications from them, but I wanted to put them here so that everything's in one place.  Please let me know what you think!  Thanks! Mass_in_D - Kyrie.pdf Mass_in_D - Gloria.pdf Mass_in_D Sanctus.pdf Mass_in_D Agnus Dei.pdf 01 Kyrie.mp3 02 Gloria.mp3 03 Sanctus.mp3 04 Agnus Dei.mp3        
    • Careful. That's a B HALF-diminished chord, because the triad (the B, D, and F) is diminished, but the A is simply a minor 7th, instead of a diminished 7th (A-flat). A truly "fully diminished" 7th chord on B would be "B D F Ab". 
    • I can't keep from laughing at the voice you make in Gremlin! Rest assured I'm laughing with you I enjoy that one quite a bit. I have to echo Monarcheon's remarks about A Night with a Florist though. It's honestly quite difficult for me to make sense of. I'm usually reluctant to make this criticism of other people's music simply because I'm sometimes unsure if I'm just failing to grasp the harmonic choices being made, but it seems like you wrote the different parts separately while neglecting to ensure that they fall into the same overarching harmonic progression. I could be wrong since I don't know what your creative process here was, but that's the impression it gave me. As for myself, I'm prone to making the opposite mistake. Hence my uncertainty about pointing this out. As for Fall of the Gorge, my only real problem with it is the chimes annoy me to death. I hate over-use of chimes. I do like the character of the piece though. If my ears fail me not, I think I hear in the brass some major chords that seem to clash with the ostinato occurring also in the brass. I like that though. I have developed a fondness for having the chords conflict somewhat (or muchwhat) with the notes being played in the melody or other elements of the music. It didn't work so well in Florist but here it's golden to me. Around the 50 second mark though the part that is introduced there (with the piano and such) seems out of place. The effect it has isn't so bad though, and the transition back to the style you started in comes swiftly afterwards. I'd say you could cut it out but that would take out the only bit of variety that was in there. So I'd suggest instead that you lengthen it and add whatever else you can to it to essentially transform it into an independent "B section" of sorts. It might really spruce up your music to have a whole other section in there with additional material. Just my somewhat lengthy 2 cents on the matter.
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