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Offline Mahlerian

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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #20 on: March 25, 2017, 06:11:51 PM »
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA</a>

Special thanks to Jenny for her excellent performance of my piece.
"l do not consider my music as atonal, but rather as non-tonal. I feel the unity of all keys. Atonal music by modern composers admits of no key at all, no feeling of any definite center." - Arnold Schoenberg

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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #21 on: March 25, 2017, 06:38:01 PM »
Very nice piece! Cool to see that Huil premiered it. It's been a while since I heard the midi version, but I think it is a very effective and beautiful little solo flute piece. Congratulations Ben!  8)


Anything else in the works?  ;)

There are a few pieces I've started working on, but nothing else in line for performance quite yet.  Got to get on it!
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #22 on: March 25, 2017, 08:42:04 PM »
Really nuanced performance of a neat piece, I can dig it. Congratulations to both of you.

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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2017, 07:05:46 AM »
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA</a>

Special thanks to Jenny for her excellent performance of my piece.

Very nice work indeed. I can definitely hear traces of Debussy and Takemitsu in there.
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2017, 01:41:07 PM »
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/x025Jli-rbA</a>

Special thanks to Jenny for her excellent performance of my piece.

A fine piece, beautifully performed.  Congratulations!
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2017, 10:07:00 PM »
How Not to Compose

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/QJiTc1jFoDw" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/QJiTc1jFoDw</a>

Go to Youtube to read the annotations and get the full experience.

The longest 4'33'' there ever was!

Seriously funny, this.  I would recommend one other touch to the score:
When the four note vertical chords reappear in the Vioila, I would add the directive
Still not playable as written - perhaps in parentheses.

It was wonderfully appalling.  Congratulations ;-)
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #26 on: August 31, 2017, 09:52:56 AM »
Finished a suite for guitar, only have to polish it for performance-readiness.

Working on a wind quintet.  No name yet, and only a group of unstructured fragments so far...
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #27 on: August 31, 2017, 09:58:22 AM »
Finished a suite for guitar, only have to polish it for performance-readiness.

Nice. Do you play? An old friend of mine is working on a piece for guitar, and he has found it an engaging challenge . . . .
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« Reply #28 on: August 31, 2017, 09:59:34 AM »
Nice. Do you play? An old friend of mine is working on a piece for guitar, and he has found it an engaging challenge . . . .

Nope, unfortunately.  This has been an issue in making the piece even remotely idiomatic.  I've been told by multiple players that it has awkward spots, in addition to some very tricky cross-rhythms.
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #29 on: August 31, 2017, 10:02:21 AM »
Well, I admire your plunging right into the challenge!
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« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2018, 08:59:53 AM »
Working on a wind quintet at the moment.  It's still in fragments, but they're starting to develop.  Slowly, slowly...

Karl, if you could clear up your PM inbox a bit and wouldn't mind, could you take a look at what I've written?
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2018, 10:00:03 AM »
Send to gmail.  (My PM In Box won't get cleaned out anytime soon, sorry!)
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« Reply #32 on: January 21, 2018, 04:07:25 PM »
Send to gmail.  (My PM In Box won't get cleaned out anytime soon, sorry!)

Have you had a chance to look over it yet?
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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #33 on: January 22, 2018, 01:56:22 AM »
Only a first pass.  The material looks/sounds good.  Some of the horn writing is a particular challenge.  I must take another and a better look.
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« Reply #34 on: January 22, 2018, 11:03:56 AM »
Only a first pass.  The material looks/sounds good.  Some of the horn writing is a particular challenge.  I must take another and a better look.

I understand you're busy, so you are absolutely under no obligation to rush.  Much obliged in any event.
"l do not consider my music as atonal, but rather as non-tonal. I feel the unity of all keys. Atonal music by modern composers admits of no key at all, no feeling of any definite center." - Arnold Schoenberg

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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #35 on: March 09, 2018, 07:35:19 PM »
Scene from a Drama for flute and piano and my ear yearns for a cello in there or maybe a horn.

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Re: Mahlerian's Marquee
« Reply #36 on: July 05, 2018, 02:32:01 AM »
Finished a new piece for Wind Quintet, and our own Crudblud has produced an excellent MIDI rendering that humanizes more than any automatic version possibly could.

Post coming soon.
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« Reply #37 on: July 05, 2018, 03:42:00 AM »
Splendid!  Looking forward to it.
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« Reply #38 on: July 07, 2018, 12:12:53 AM »
Nice work! (the flute piece). I like or sense of phrasing and melodic contour. I look forward to hearing other works...

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« Reply #39 on: July 07, 2018, 02:44:59 AM »
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/mKWWkhJi6nE" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/mKWWkhJi6nE</a>
"l do not consider my music as atonal, but rather as non-tonal. I feel the unity of all keys. Atonal music by modern composers admits of no key at all, no feeling of any definite center." - Arnold Schoenberg