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  1. Pietro17

    Allegro assai for violin solo

    This is my first attempt to write a piece for unaccompanied violin. I'll try to make a recording in nearest future
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    Theme and Variations in E-flat minor, Op. 2

    I absolutely love the part 7:01 - 8:05, and 10:03 to the end, but the fugue is also great! I thought that the fugue is usualy the last in a set of variations. I can feel the emotional power of your work
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    The lack of "Common practice"

    Nothing left to say I think it's time to end this shitstorm
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    The lack of "Common practice"

    Why don't you stop presuming that other people don't do research? Are you the only one educated here? Well, I can't remind myself that Bach held a professor title. Yes, he was a master pedagogue, but above all he was a genius artist. And no, he wasn't a professor. Yes, the helped each other, because they knew how to do that, not because they had a degree or held a professor title. They weren't educated executors of rules. They were artists. Again: Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Haendel and Vivaldi didn't have a degree in composition. In anything actually. This discussion is now off-topic Yes, and I have a submarine in my room. Do you have a scientific research for that claim? Why don't we know those people? If now there are millions of such people, so there had to be thousands of such people in times of Mozart. Why do we know only Mozart and Haydn and not them? As I said before, technical ability isn't enough to create good art. I think old composers deserve more respect from you. If you think that your technical skills are as good as Mozart's, then think about it: you've learnt it, they created it. Your attitude towards old masters is like attitude of a geologist towards a rock.
  5. Also, I forgot to ask: what soundfonts are you using?
  6. I like the whole piece, especially the Ciaconna, it reminds me of the second movement of Vivaldi's concerto for two violins in a minor, and of Ciaconna in f minor by Pachelbel (I mean 161 - 180). And 186 - 196 so expressive! Very clever dialogues between the flute and violin. I would like to hear a live performance.
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    The lack of "Common practice"

    @SSC I strongly recommend you to be more humble. Also I wouldn't rely so much on science. And music is not academia, it's an Art. Also you seem to think that education, and musicology makes us nowadays better, more wise and knoledgeable than old masters. Remember: Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi, Haendel and many many others, they were not professors. No, they can't, and computers will not be able to write fugues like Bach. Ability to obey the rules of counterpoint isn't all, it doesn't mean that the work has any artistic value, not to say value equal to Bach. You have to be very arrogant to think you are able to compose like. Discussion with you is like discussion with a person of enlightement era; they thought that one who doesn't have formal education has nothing to say. That's not the point, wether it was Bach who wrote those pieces, These pieces exist, so they must be written by someone in the past.
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    3 part little fugue

    I really like the harmony in this work. Great job!
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    The lack of "Common practice"

    There is nothing you can do, because you can't force anyone to write music in a certain way. Composers have to see the problem and be willing to do something with it. Well, so what's the point of music? Music is an art and one of the functions of it is communication. If there's nothing familiar in the musical work, communication is impossible, the work won't be understood
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    The lack of "Common practice"

    Well, Bach and Vivaldi are both baroque composers, they both used "baroque language", the same harmony, counterpoint; but they have very different styles, each of them has his very own style. When you listen to their music you can always tell which work is from Bach and not from Vivaldi. That's what I think ferdi9749 means
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    Underrated Romantic Composers

    I love Mieczysław Karłowicz (1876 - 1909), he was a Polish composer and he died so young because of an avalanche when he was in mountains. I praise his Violin Concerto in A major and symphonic poem "Odwieczne pieśni". I am very glad you've put Vasily Kalinnikov on your list, if only he had lived longer... but what he already composed is amazing
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    Variations for string quartet

    This is a piece which I wrote in december. The theme is a polish christmas carol "Gdy się Chrystus rodzi" (When Christ is born). MuseScore performance of dynamics in 3rd variation isn't good :/ but you can use your imgination ;D Let me know what you think!
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    Variations for string quartet

    Thank you! @J. Lee Graham actually the only reason I started the fughetta in c major was that I wanted to begin with 2nd violin and I thought F major would be either too low or too high. This forced me to insert these four bars (91 - 94) which don't sound good to my ears, but I didn't know what to do :/ @Theodore Servin Thanks! the piece was performed by me and my friends but unfortunately I don't have a recording
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    Compositions performance

    How do you get your music performed? Do you do public performances of your works for solo instruments you play? By whom and where is your music performed?
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    Organ Toccata

    Bravo! I really like the improvisational touch of your work. I'm not sure if crescendo and diminuendo are doable on organ, but it sounds good
  16. I am sketching a piece in baroque style, but some people say it sounds awful. I don't think it is that bad, but I really would like to know your SINCERE opinions. Thank you It's not completed, it's only a draft (sketch? sorry, I'm not english)
  17. Oh, thank you! You're right about Bach, I started this piece after attending a performance of Christmas Oratorio. I was planning to set music to text of Laudate Dominum
  18. There is my 3-part fugue in G major. What do you think? EDIT: I finally composed a short prelude
  19. This is my first piece in italian style and generally my first concerto (I don't think it's succesful), I write mostly solo music. What do you think? What do I have to improve?
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    Venezia - violin concerto

    @Simen-NThank you very much for your advice! I have very much to learn yet. These double stops are a bit awkward but playable. And I have to say that I really admire your works
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    Prelude and Fugue in G major

    Thank you all for listening to the fugue! I finally wrote a short prelude so my submission is now complete. @Simen-N Thank you! I tried to avoid sequences of fifths because I tend to overuse them, there are some in prelude though
  22. I'll write also a prelude in G major (I said I'll write only a fugue). If there won't be enough members, can I write also a prelude and fugue in f minor?
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    Prelude and Fugue in G major

    Thank you for listening @Theodore Servin! There must be something wrong, because I can't see other scores as well
  24. Thank you! I think the list would be easier to read if the keys were listed chromatically