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Hi everyone, i´m Fernando Ocegueda, i´m 17 years old, i´ve been composing for a year now, so i´m pretty much new to this whole composers world, but since i started i´ve been making songs like crazy and i find it very relaxing,  it helps me relieve stress like in a therapeutical way. And since i´m starting to get serious about it i´d like to receive some opinions about what i´m doing.

I´m new to this forum and i´m really glad i have found this site because i think it´s a great idea that many composers can help each other out, and, if you let me, i would really like to give people some feedback about their compositions, and help them in any way i can with my opinion, as well as they can help me.

I don´t know much about musical theory, so my contribution with this forum could be telling you what someone who doesn't know al lot of theory thinks about your composition in a non very technical way. 

As i mentioned i´m not very good with theory, but i´m taking lessons and as i get better at it of course i´ll try to help some way.

Well, to start, i´d like to know what you think about a composition i made about a month ago, it´s called "Esperando una señal" or "Waiting for a signal" in english, i´m mexican so this song is in spanish (i´m also trying to compose in english) so i don´t care that much about the lyrics (if someone speaks spanish i would really aprecciate some help though), it´s music, the melody what i really care about. It feels a little bit raw since it´s not very good quality because i only have a guitar, a mic, and a keyboard, also my room receives a lot of noise from other parts of the house, but i tried to make it sound as best as i could, i´m going to re-make it so it sounds better, but before i do, i´d like to know what you think about it.

Thank you everyone for reading.

Hope i´ll be here for a long time.

Sorry for my english.

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¡Bienvenido! 

Tengo 17 años también y me gusta tu composición. Tienes una voz muy agradable. Oigo talento.
My Spanish does not go further than this, haha!
I am looking forward to more works of you and feel free to review others' works as well.
Reviewing others' means more reviews for you.

¡Saludos!

(Your English is okay, though. Don't worry about that.)

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Welcome to the forum! I'm ilv, who's here to share my voice on composition. You've come to the right place.

In terms of the piece you've uploaded, it's good overall. The accompaniment could be more legato sometimes, especialy when the music becomes more intense, but I'd say this is not a mandatory change. The last chord seemed to be held too long, but a fade-out might be nice.

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Welcome Fernando:

I really like your piece.. Interesting arrangement.. All that variety with just a few instruments..  I'd like to hear a Bass guitar..  The rhythm guitar strums a bit louder..   BUT, your EXCELLENT voice works very well, with a simple sparse arrangement..  Keep exploring and creating..  It's good for you and good for the planet. 

Yes, composing music is a very special activity..  Through the years, I've come across some great musicians and composers, self-taught..  You find what works for you.. The vitality is to keep discovering new processes, techniques, theories, etc and putting them to use. Of course, knowledge is a very useful tool..  This is a great place to learn..

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5 hours ago, markstyles said:

Welcome Fernando:

I really like your piece.. Interesting arrangement.. All that variety with just a few instruments..  I'd like to hear a Bass guitar..  The rhythm guitar strums a bit louder..   BUT, your EXCELLENT voice works very well, with a simple sparse arrangement..  Keep exploring and creating..  It's good for you and good for the planet. 

Yes, composing music is a very special activity..  Through the years, I've come across some great musicians and composers, self-taught..  You find what works for you.. The vitality is to keep discovering new processes, techniques, theories, etc and putting them to use. Of course, knowledge is a very useful tool..  This is a great place to learn..

 

Thank for your feedback, it sounds interesting to add a bass guitar, i´m going to give it a try this weekend

 

Yes, that´s what makes composing such a beautiful thing, you can never stop learning and experimenting with different sounds and techniques, it makes it a really interesting thing to do

Yeah, i think i found great place, thank you very much!

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On 3/9/2017 at 10:22 AM, ilv said:

Welcome to the forum! I'm ilv, who's here to share my voice on composition. You've come to the right place.

In terms of the piece you've uploaded, it's good overall. The accompaniment could be more legato sometimes, especialy when the music becomes more intense, but I'd say this is not a mandatory change. The last chord seemed to be held too long, but a fade-out might be nice.

 

Seems interesting i will see how that legato accompaniment turns out 

Thank you for your opinion!

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