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    • Gloss is just fine; unless you want a minute amount of space. Port is something different. Never do double stop left hand pizzicato. Normally, unless the pizz's are stepwise on the same string, you're going to want left hand pizzicatos to be only on open strings. There are exceptions but that list would be very long and specific. The passage you have is better, but a good cellist would not require the left hand.
    • Yes, I want a retake and some space is fine.
      I think I then misunderstood the term portamento. I want a glissando on the fingerboard. Should i just write 'glissando'?
      The reason why I notated a left hand pizz. is because I thought there was not enough time go from arco to pizzicato. Is there in fact enough time? Then I will change that.
      I have changed the bowings. Could you please check the piece again (attached to this post).
      The choice for some left hand pizzicatos is that the rhythm becomes very fast, so my intention was to facilitate this by using both hands. Any way, I changed it.
      The bowings have been changed. Thanks a lot for your feedback. Feedback is the greatest thing a composer can get!
       
    • Nice concert piece. Well written.
    • Hello Everybody, I just wrote a new piece for piano. It refers to my memories of a boat trip on the sea. I would be interested to hear what you think of it. Best regards  
    • m. 2: do you want a retake on that F? There's going to be a space in measure 1.
      m. 4: do you mean portamento? That means something with the bow, that we use dashes for, instead of the weird glissando marking you currently have.
      m. 9: left hand double stop pizzicato is unnecessarily difficult.
      m. 13: your current bowings don't work out for this measure from the prior ones.
      Andante appasionato: a lot of your bowings can be split here. Good cellists can mask the change.
      m. 23: Why left hand pizzicatos? Doing one in 1.5 position, then first position is extremely frustrating.
      Allegro energico: the bowings are awkward here, just as in the parallel section.
      It's not impossible, but no cellist is going to do all the markings you wrote.
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