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chopin

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About chopin

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  • Birthday 01/12/1981

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    Playing the piano. Composing music for the piano.

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  1. Do you see a nav bar at the bottom of the screen pop up as you place a checkmark next to your topics? If so, there should be an X at the far right. If you hover over that X, it will say "Unfollow". Please let me know if you see this option.
  2. You should be able to select multiple topics at once by checking on a checkbox. Then when you check your content, you will be displayed options on what to do with that content. Let me know if this solves your problem.
  3. Hi All, I am looking for a few testers who will help me find issues with Music Jotter. For those of you who don't know, Music Jotter is a music notation software created by Young Composers. Testing is easy. Just use the software like you would any software! And as issues arise, just let me know so I can address them right away. Issues may include bugs, or user interface problems (in case something doesn't make sense or is not clear) Please note that this product is for Windows only. If anyone here is interested, I am eagerly awaiting your responses! Thanks!
  4. Just to follow up with this, there was an issue and it was due to the file extension being in caps. I've resolved that situation so that the player will still be recognized whether or not the file extensions are in caps or not.
  5. I decided that I should publish this portion of our magazine right here in the Composer's Headquarters for easy access. This article was written by @luderart and he and @Maarten Bauer went through 236 pieces to choose the best in Orchestral and Large Ensemble Pieces. It is important to note that these choices are indeed very subjective and the authors state that as well in this excerpt: Visions of a Renaissance: Tone Poem for Full Orchestra, by Chad E. Hughes (maestrowick) This piece is about my love for the city of Detroit. The opening section is the fast past traffic on 1-75 and 1-96. The slow adagio section is our sun setting upon our riverfront. The recapitulation of the pizzicato is the masses returning back downtown to the evening festivals, theatre events, sports extravaganzas, and our illustrious Greektown in hopes that the economy of the city shall be revitalized. Emma Overture, Op. 31 (After the novel by Jane Austen), by Robert F. Beers (Austenite) Stylistically-wise, this “concert overture” remains fairly within the Romantic ballpark, although spiced up by the usage of some harmonic and rhythmic elements from other musical trends. Nevertheless, and despite the fact that Emma is widely considered to fit into the mold of a “romance novel”, I made a conscious decision to avoid a “love theme” altogether, instead choosing to depict the flowing relationships among the characters by layering their themes one above another, or by having one’s theme breaking into another’s. Concerto for Euphonium and String Orchestra, by Sojar Voglar This is one of rare examples in Slovenian literature for euphonium. It is neoclassical concerto with all neccessary features: sonata form, easy-to-follow motifs, transparent orchestration and, frank, even clear tonal centre G major. I was a bit inspired by Hindemith's "Gebrauchmusik" since there is not enough concertos for euphonium to venture into experimental world of art (which is, frequently, terrible for ears and mind as well). Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, by Sojar Voglar This is my first large scale concerto. It was created throughout 2001 and 2002. Observing it with my current mind and ear I am still happy with use of cello and its balance with orchestra but I am not so pleased with formal approach.
  6. chopin

    Winter

    Oh, and I forgot to mention, you started off with a solid introduction, peaceful, and almost sorrowful. I believe a solid introduction is incredibly important and something composers miss the mark on at times. If you can't draw someone in from the very beginning, you lose your audience's interest.
  7. chopin

    Winter

    A very simple piece and gets your point across. As someone who used to be an avid piano composer, who loves romanticism, and loves the winter, I had to comment. This is such an expressive piece and this expression really draws me in. How did you get your composition to sound so rubato? I can really hear your talent for such expression. I would personally love to see you expand on your ideas, you know how to portray emotion so well in such a short length, imagine what you could do with a piece of a greater scale.
  8. chopin

    Animation! Composers needed :(

    @Axelroxasxion3582 what format are you trying to upload? I suggest you upload to YouTube, and embed the YouTube link.
  9. chopin

    Profile picture purge?

    I will assume no then. This never has happened during the history of this site being on this server, so assumption will be that this is a software glitch. I just have no idea how to pinpoint the glitch. So, as soon as your picture is purged again, just let me know!
  10. chopin

    Profile picture purge?

    Have you noticed if any of your posts were missing? This will help me rule out an issue with the server being rolled back without my knowledge.
  11. chopin

    Profile picture purge?

    I advise everyone to update their profile pictures, and the moment this purge happens again, notify me immediately so I can report this strange behavior.
  12. chopin

    Profile picture purge?

    Can anyone verify that this is continuing to happen? We did perform a major upgrade a few months ago, but I don't see how that would remove a profile image. The only difference should be that letters now replace a default photo, to make the board look a little nicer when a user opts out of a profile picture.
  13. chopin

    Composition App?

    Even better, maybe we can make use of the new club feature here. Perhaps something like this is better utilized in a club, this way we can keep track of members who may be interested in participating.
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