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Found 449 results

  1. Noah Brode

    Sentiments

    My submission for the Winter Competition. It was written pretty hastily over the past week or so, after previous attempts for the competition didn't pan out. All things considered, I liked where it went in the time that I had to write it. I hope you enjoy it.
  2. 26 Minuets for the Piano-V.mp326 Minuets for the Piano-V.mp3Hi. It has been long since I have posted or visited this site, because I was very busy. I have, meanwhile, started a set of compositions called '26 Minuets for Piano'. Why 26, if you ask, if there are only 24 major and minor keys? Well, the other two are whole-tone and 12-tone. This task is quite challenging, and I have only managed to complete at least about 60% of it. Progress has been quite slow recently as I still have other stuff. Any feedback and comments are appreciated. (By the way, the harmonies are still like sh*t so please forgive me for that). I will add the reflections and explanations for each piece in the future once I had finished everything. Note: I am still deciding between two versions for VI (B minor). The first short one is rather contemporary while the 2nd one is rather more baroque. The VI is meant to be fugal by the way. Incomplete: VI (still making a decision), VII ( I am still revising the first section), XVI, XXVI
  3. Greetings again my composer friends! Here is one of my more complex pieces that I've written. Undertaking a big orchestral score is quite the challenge, so I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on improving songs like these. Enjoy! Chronicles of My Past
  4. Hi! I am working on a piece for saxophone and piano. Saxophone part is not a problem, but it would be great if someone dropped an eye on the piano part. I have too little knowledge of what is correct as in for space between chords (so they wouldn't be spaced too far from each other), usual piano patterns, etc. Basically the question is-can it be played? Sheet music and mp3 example in attachment. Thank you beforehand!
  5. So I started writing a third symphony, with the same instrumentation as the previous two. I remembered that I have a lot of unused material that I wrote years ago. Some of it is probably 5 years old or older at this point. I took two things that I wrote, and put them together to create what is intended to be the intro to Movement I. The originals, "composition" and "Symphony," are included below for reference (I imported the original MIDIs, and Musescore messed up the triplets). I took them and tried to improve upon them, including taking them out of the full orchestra zone and condensing them into the chamber orchestration. I wasn't comfortable with the full orchestra back then and I certainly am not now. Overall, the only thing I can say so far about it is that it is very repetitive. I guess that's just part of my style.
  6. MeisterSegarra

    Danza Jibara

    Small piano piece influenced by Puerto Rican rythm from the folk mountains mixed with an "classical" language.
  7. Shachar

    Free our Mind

    "Free our Mind" is a track based on the song "Money Trees" by Kendrick Lamar
  8. I am a beginner and have zero knowledge in music, i tried composing something using garageband software. Let me know what do you think of this piece of musical?
  9. Luis Hernández

    Little ballad

    Balada 2.mp3 Balada 2_ Partitura completa.pdf
  10. Christian "Cj" Rhen

    Ode to Something

    Hello this is an origional composition by me and will be performed by my school's jazz band. Well give it a listen and tell me what you think... sorry for the slight static in the video I have no clue where that came from because my audio file had none of that. Follow me on Instagram @wind_player1 for frequent content. https://www.instagram.com/wind_player1/ Follow my SoundCloud
  11. kylebnjmnross

    Symphony No. 2

    I had more ideas, so I put them together and created a second symphony. The instruments are the same as my first symphony: Vibraphone, Marimba, Crash Cymbals, Cabasa, Piano, Celesta, String Synthesizer, Jazz Guitar, and Acoustic Bass. I placed emphasis on establishing a melody and then having it reappear later. The piece lasts about 20 minutes, double the length of my first symphony, and was written in Musescore 2 using the Compifont soundfont. I worked on it for about a week and a half. Like my first one, the entire piece is of original composition, unless I somehow copied existing melodies without realizing it. Also like my first one, in the mp3, there are popping sounds that I believe are caused by an issue with Musescore and the guitars. The first movement starts off slow, and then becomes more upbeat as it goes on. The second movement is austere and jazzy. The third movement, like my first symphony, is pretty much the first movement backwards with a few changes and additions here and there. This symphony serves as a sister to my first symphony, but it tells a different story. I feel like it also turned out sounding like the soundtrack to a video game. Indeed, there are parts inspired by the music of the Mario Golf series (especially Advance Tour), composed by Motoi Sakuraba. Other parts are made up of musical ideas that I've actually had for years. For example, the sixteenth notes in the first movement at measure 49 were inspired by a musical idea that I came up with more than ten years ago. I was at an amusement park we have here in Pennsylvania called Hersheypark, and I was in line to ride the ferris wheel. The ferris wheel machinery had this sort of hum to it that sounded to me like the notes C and G, and it stuck with me all these years later until I finally used it in a musical piece. In the end, I decided to kind of have fun with the instrumentation, and not really pay attention to whether or not it could be performed by a real orchestra.
  12. My entry for the Winter competition 2018! **If you get anxiety, this music is a little tense........ fair warning A piece in three movements inspired by three nuances of the emotion Fear: I - Rush, II - Dread, III - Phobia. All parts attached. My written notes regarding the questions for the competition are on the Composer's Notes page. I did include some extra bits because I got pretty thorough with this: CHANCE MUSIC TABLES.pdfThe Cue sheet is meant to guide the electronics and instruments in alignment and timing, the Chance Music Charts are in case anyone wants to see how I created my chance music. Any feedback and thoughts are welcome. Thanks all! Gustav Johnson
  13. Just finished my new piano tune - tried to go for a more upbeat style this time. Would love to hear any thoughts/improvements. Thanks :)
  14. Hi everyone, After receiving positive comments of my Piano Concerto Mov.1 , I have decided to write the proceeding movements of the concerto, which serves as a challenge to myself. I have long for writing a slow, romantic movement for a concerto and so, in contrast to the 1st Movement, the piano solo has more melodic parts here. How is the work so far? Is the string prologue too long? Btw, I am still trying hard to add woodwinds and brass as I am more familiar with strings, so I may add it later. Thank you for your comments:) Regards, HoYin
  15. kylebnjmnross

    Short Jazzy Melody

    This is a short, jazzy melody that has actually been floating around in my head for quite a while, but I had to figure out how precisely to transport it from my head into Musescore. It's only about a minute long. I was thinking of incorporating it into the scherzo of my next symphony if I do one. I feel like you wouldn't normally find jazz in a symphony. It's on piano for now, but I would probably have different instruments playing it later on.
  16. Hi producers and composers alike! "A Hero's Return" marks the tail end of Prisoner 8's journey. But is it truly the end as he hopes it will be?
  17. kylebnjmnross

    Symphony No. 1

    True to the title, this is the first time I have really attempted to make a symphony. I'm not sure if it really is a symphony; if it is, it's a highly unusual one, but it does have about three movements including a scherzo. The instruments are, in no particular order (I didn't think to put them in concert order): Marimba, Acoustic Bass, Piano, Jazz Guitar, Vibraphone, Celesta, Strings, Cabasa, and Crash Cymbals. The piece lasts about 9 minutes and 40 seconds, and was written in Musescore 2 using the Compifont soundfont. I worked on it on and off for the past 2 weeks. The entire piece is of original composition, unless I somehow copied existing melodies without realizing it. In the mp3, there are popping sounds that I believe are caused by an issue with Musescore and the guitars. The first movement is on the slow side, and transitions into the second movement which is the scherzo. The scherzo ends without transitioning into the third movement. The third movement is more or less the first movement, but in reverse. I didn't know how I wanted the third movement to go, but I did know I wanted to see how everything sounded in reverse. I went to a website that reverses midi files. The website kind of messed up some of the lengths of the notes, but that sounded interesting to me. I took what sounded the best, added some more things, and made the third movement. I also drew a little logo on my phone to go along with it, since I also posted the piece on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cCfkm8Jsf0
  18. selcukozer001

    Snowfall

    Hello Dear Friends, I'm posting my new song and looking forward to hearing your comments. I call it snowfall as snow sometimes falls harshly sometimes falls smoothly. I hope you enjoy it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-qx5moxB8g&feature=youtu.be
  19. selcukozer001

    Elara

    Hello Friends, I finished a new piece yesterday. I'd like to hear from you about it. Best regards Elara.mp3
  20. Hi. This is my composition for A-level music and I was wondering if anyone could give me a predicted grade and give me any feedback on my work so that I can up my grade. Any feedback would be much appreciated.
  21. stewboy

    Sonatina (I)

    My last piano miniature (Haze) was a little short, so I started another one intending on making a longer miniature, but then it turned into a full-blown piece. My tutor remarked that it felt very much like the first movement of a sonatina, and I've never attempted one for piano so I thought I would try. I'll start work on a middle slow movement next!
  22. My second piano composition - just started getting into composing music as a hobby. Inspired by music from the Nier franchise - I tried to capture a similar intensity in this piece (especially when the minor section kicks in in the middle and further developed in the end). Would love to hear your thoughts/criticisms on what to improve etc. Thanks :)
  23. This is a work I've been looking at on and off for a few months now. It began its life as the opening few bars in my head for a week until I wrote them down. I decided that I wanted to try and write a very light-hearted and maybe (hopefully) occasionally humorous piece, while still keeping it interesting and musically varied. It's quite clearly very 'Candide'-inspired, but I tried to take it in my own direction as well. I'm also using this piece for another subject at uni, where I have to write an essay about some aspect of critical practice, and I'm talking about humour in music in general, and what my approach has been towards composing this piece. I'm happy to share the essay once I finish it in a week or two, if anyone would be interested in it! There are still a few notation issues to work out before I can submit it as part of this year's composition portfolio for my degree, such as the pedal lines, but now that the music is basically complete I wanted to share it with people anyway. I've also got a soundcloud link if people prefer that player - https://soundcloud.com/fotytoo/serious-music-for-violin-and-piano/s-Howou.
  24. Jared Steven Destro

    Pastel in B minor - Blue Portrait

    Here I have a short piano piece that I have termed as a 'pastel,' a term I find to fit well (especially with the heavy sustain and blending used throughout). I have had a particularly difficult time composing solo piano music; and, for this project, I recorded myself improvising. I was happy with the end product, so I transcribed the piece from the audio. Before recording, I had a general idea that I wanted to depict a color, so, to begin, I merely envisioned the color blue, and I played. Like my recent projects, I found a painting by Georgia O'Keeffe -- "Blue, Black, and Grey" (included in the score) -- that I think matches the music well, and that I feel coincides well with my original thought process. Being improvised, it is very much reminiscent of "stream-of-consciousness;" though, while I played I attempted, at least, to follow different melodic, harmonic, and otherwise motivic fragments in mind. Nonetheless, I am interested to hear your thoughts on a relatively unformed area of my compositions. The audio I included is my improvised session, from where the audio was transcribed, and I wanted (as well as I could) to preserve the liberative quality by use of abundant time signature changes, which almost add a moment of pause for the performer (as though they were composing themselves). My ultimate goal is to complete a set of similar pieces, all on my perceptions of different colors.
  25. stewboy

    Trapeze

    I've done another piano miniature - I'm still trying to do one every week or two. This one is pretty light and playful again.
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