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  1. Hello everybody, Today I finished my fourth symphony. To be honest, I hate to write orchestral music, because it feels like I am drowing in an ocean of possibilities and material. Yet I wanted to 'practice' my orchestration skills. The form of the piece is inspired by mosaic form, because for me recognition is one of the driving factors in the music. The lay-out and final corrections still have to be done. I am sorry for the very small staves, but this is needed, otherwise not all instruments could stand on the page. ''Randstad'' is the name of the area located in the West of Holland (Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Utrecht). It is one of Europe's bussiest 'metropoles' (7 million) and this is where most of the economical, social and political activities take place. I don't live in the Randstad, but in the middle of the Netherlands, where actually nothing exciting happens. What I wanted to express with this symphony is the chaotic, but also rich character of the Randstad. I am actually pretty satisfied with the result. What do you think? Any feedback or comments? Maarten (The mp3 file is called ''Nederland,'' which is wrong.)
  2. Hello ^^ I'm a 17 years old young composer, and I recently made this remake of two Paper Mario's music. If you don't know Paper Mario, it's an excellent game on the Nintendo 64, I suggest you to listen to his OST. So as I said, I made my own orchestration of two musics, and I'd like to know what you think about it. Here's a link to my remake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUe5ka6raro I hope you'll like it :D
  3. Hello! My name is Andrew Ambient! I'm an amatorial young italian ambient music composer. I've composed that soft ambient music titled "Green Mountains" with easy harmonic progressions and associated the photo (shot by me) of green mountains in order to show you the immensity of the nature, the infinite. This is my first ambient project album in which I associate images and music. That song also reminds me the Dark Knight Rises's ending scene because is relaxing but a little bit melanchonic. Listen it and tell me which images represent in your mind and which feelings do you feel. Thanks. Andrew. Good Listening! :D ---> "Green Mountains" by Andrew Ambient <---
  4. Symphony_No_2_in_C_minor_mp3.mp3 This is the first Movement to my first symphony. worked on this while I was in school this past semester. Please give me feed back on what you think about this piece.
  5. So some of you may have seen that @chopin released a couple commercials for Music Jotter a little while back, which can be heard here if you haven't: I gladly did one of them, but what you hear from mine is actually my second attempt. I wrote this first commercial and it was a little bit too heavy and dramatic for his liking I still think it works as somewhat of a standalone piece, albeit melodramatic. Hope you enjoy!
  6. I've recently been working on an orchestra piece, and here is the finished product (first draft, at least). I know some of the transitions could be smoother, and I need to add most of the brass parts still. Any advice? https://musescore.com/randomperson555/stars
  7. this is the piece I newly composed, hope everyone like it.
  8. also some older project, time to continue ! many changes going to take place to figure out a clean line, any feedback is welcome
  9. Hi out there! This is my first track I can call "complete". To the title: My girlfriend actually wrote a short story with the same title, and I had the idea to write a soundtrack to it. I imagined this as a film. But I didn´t show it to anyone else in terms of musical feedback. The story is the following: A girl is loosing her older brother in the mountains. He accidentally fell from a cliff and died. In panic and fear of the darkness, she tries to come home before the night. She slips a few times on her way down due to the dangereus rocky ground, but eventually reaches the cliff which separates her from the village she tries to reach. After overcomming her sadness and panic after loosing her brother. She searches for a giant plant, cuts a leaf and jumps from the cliff. The girl flies and feels free from all her emotions of the day and enjoys the freedom of flying, the cold air and the sunset. After landing at the village, totally exhausted she tells her story to the villagers who form a rescue team to find her brother...Feedback is highly welcome! I recorded it with Audacity and MuseScore, so the quality could actually be better in terms of dynamics and the pauses between the scenes... https://soundcloud.com/bati-si/story-of-a-bird-final I attached the score as a pdf :)
  10. I'd greatly appreciate any feedback
  11. This is the piece I newly composed, hope everyone like it, and @Monarcheon welcome your commentation.
  12. Hi everybody, The last weeks I am focussing on instrumentation and orchestration. I wanted to arrange a clear Haydn sonata for a small orchestra with 2 natural horns and 2 oboes. The full name of the sonata: Piano sonata in D major, Hob. XVI: 37. Beautiful recording by Eschenbach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6JMbUgxq-0 I wanted to keep the atmosphere of the sonata, which is very energetic, but not complicated. Because this is for practice, I only arranged the exposition of the first movement. Score, which I used: Haydn - Piano Sonata in D Hob. XVI;37.pdf M.Bauer - Small Orchestral Arrangement for Haydn Piano Sonata Hob. XVI;37.pdf I'd love to hear your feedback! Maarten
  13. Hey guys and girls, I just wanted to ask for your opinions on my latest work "Seemanns Mär". The score is not quite finished yet so I´m just asking for your opinion based on what you are hearing. Thank you in advance! https://soundcloud.com/jan-winkelberger/seemanns-mar JPW
  14. Hey all, I was commissioned to write this piece for a intermediate level orchestra, with focus on the horns, violas, basses, oboes, percussion, bassoons, and low brass, the lesser used instruments by kids learning instruments. I decided to make it so each variation featured the a certain instrument. The only catch was the sections that these instruments had were huge. Like, almost 20-30 horns, for example. So I did my best to blend it all together, and this is what came out. This piece was heavily reviewed by the coaches of the program so it could be confirmed to be played by younger students. So any orchestration issues you may see, while not intentional per se, definitely were influenced by the jury I had. Enjoy!
  15. Hello! Here is my submission for the Winter 2017 Competition. It is piece about an affair, written for orchestra. The music follows the contours of a relationship, beginning when two lovers first meet, then winding its way through their complex and illicit romance. Any feedback is appreciated! Enjoy. Note: The theme on which this piece was originally based comes from the second movement of Beethoven's piano sonata Opus 7.
  16. Hey guys, I did some live recordings with the budapest scoring orchestra in 2015, here's my favorite one, "Spaghetti Con Brio", enjoy! : (mix by Greg Townley) They had just around 25 minutes to record that piece but pretty much nailed it (the runs in the middle part are ridiciously hard). Here's another one, I especially enjoyed the strong brass playing: (mix by Greg again, his work was amazing on this one) And then I did another shorter one, but in a moore cartoon style direction: (mixed by John Rodd) This one is the last work I did (new to come!) and is again kinda Disney, but a bit more heroic. Actually especially the first part is inspired quite a lot from John Ottman's Astroboy (fantastic score btw, check it out if you didn't yet). If you'd like to hear more, check out my other works. http://fredericbernardmusic.com/listen/ As I was asked by a lot of people; you can download pdf scores for all compositions here: http://fredericbernardmusic.com/pdf-scorestutorials/ As an introductory offer you can download the Mr. Alice and Spaghetti Con Brio full conductor scores for free (by just clicking on the download button) you name the price for the other two scores, starting at just 1 $. Feedback would be highly appreciated! :)
  17. So I've been gone for, like, 5 years. I'm back with a new piece that I finished late last year. I've been working on it for a long while but finally got it finished and sent out to competitions, which I promptly lost. :D Keeping the losing streak alive! Have a listen and let me know what you think. Program Notes After taking a trip to Istanbul a few years ago I was greatly moved by the culture and people of the massive city and inspired to write this piece. It follows in a long line of “ethnic” capriccios such as Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol. It takes the famous elements of Islamic and Middle Eastern music such as maqam scales and unusual time signatures, and puts them in the Western framework of the orchestra. Much like the city itself, this piece bridges east and west. The capriccio is divided into four sections, with fragments of the same theme being woven throughout: The Introduction, depicting the Azan, or call to prayer. It is often heard echoing throughout the city for miles as the various mosques intone the call. Ottoman Empire influence is heard in the march depicting the goings-on around Tokapi Palace, the home of the Sultan. Janissary Bands and Ottoman military drills echo out a humorous and grandiose march. Next the more reverent side of the city is depicted with Byzantine Chants in the Hagia Sophia, one of the oldest and largest churches, then mosques, in the world. Scattered throughout is various Islamic intonations as if heard from the Blue Mosque a block away, considered one of the most impressive mosques in the world. Finally, we go to the Bazaars and streets of Istanbul, where bands play a unique blend of Eastern European and Middle Eastern music. Asymmetrical time signatures and non-western scales come together for the final dance. Score attached. Rendering on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/tokkemon/istanbul-kapricyosu-istanbul-capriccio
  18. Hey All! Had this one for a month or two and I'm stuck. It depicts my first train experience recently, on the metra into Chicago, and on the El-Train in Chicago. Needless to say it was super cool and I can't wait to do it again! Some things I'm pleased with: the rhythmic piano and rhythmic string ideas, the themes and ideas themselves Things I'd love feedback about improving: transitioning between themes and styles more smoothly. Enjoy, and thanks for listening :) p.s. please ignore the "Snare Drum" sound at 0:23 or so... Yay Sibelius sounds!
  19. Hello all, i am new to the forum and I have enjoyed reading everyone's posts so far! Here is a composition of mine written for full orchestra. It has a bit of an old school film music style to it. Thank you for listening!
  20. A small thing I did while studying for my exams. This is my second composition written for orchestra (modified orchestral ensemble). The mixing is terrible, I know. It was really random and all crazy, so please forgive me... Thank you for listening and wish all of you a nice, peaceful, warm New Year filled with creativity, brilliant ideas, and wonderful music!
  21. Here is a one-movement piece for piano and orchestra. In the instrumentation, I added my favorite instrument which is used for the counter-melody, the euphonium. There are two melodic ideas in this composition, the fanfare theme and the "lady Toya" motif. I hope you'll enjoy. Musically Yours, Chad "Sir Wick" Hughes
  22. I was going to copyright this piece but I don't really know if it's good enough to do that quite yet. I was looking for feedback on it so I can change it before it gets properly cemented the way it is. Specifically, the basic low strings part and the countersubject I wasn't sure how well they were implemented. Thanks a lot and enjoy!
  23. I arranged this (with permission) from a piece a friend of mine wrote for solo piano.