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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2017, 03:51:03 PM »
I just listened to the Piano Sonata 4, which has some really good stuff in it. The 2nd Movement is spellbinding. I also like the finale. Has this been performed live?

Thanks! It should be performed reasonably soon, but I'm changing a few things a bit.

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« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2017, 08:43:28 PM »
I've completed a breezy Serenade for Clarinet, Harp and String Octet. Much of my clarinet music is harsh so I made this a tonal chamber piece. I'm trying to post some of the score >:( and am having problems...here goes...

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/summer-serenade-opus-102-for
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« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2017, 09:50:06 PM »
Also, on the opposite end of the spectrum...Here are some Woodwind-Piano works.

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/piano-quintet-op-94

Sometimes the Soundcloud recording delays playing the music...if you push the cursor near the beginning of the sawtooth "soundwaves" the music will start immediately.
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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2017, 04:34:39 AM »
I've completed a breezy Serenade for Clarinet, Harp and String Octet. Much of my clarinet music is harsh so I made this a tonal chamber piece. I'm trying to post some of the score >:( and am having problems...here goes...

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/summer-serenade-opus-102-for

What clarinet-plus music have you got?  Asking for a friend . . .
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« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2017, 05:47:31 PM »
What clarinet-plus music have you got?  Asking for a friend . . .

Well...above is some small group music with clarinet (I have loads of that). Here are some Piano-Clarinet pieces (I know it's not a real clarinetist :( ).

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/clarinet-music
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« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2017, 06:28:57 PM »
Say, do you have any choir unaccompanied works?

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« Reply #26 on: July 16, 2017, 09:31:05 AM »
Say, do you have any choir unaccompanied works?

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Yes I do, though I'll have to do some digging. What size/ level is the choir? Text preferences?

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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #27 on: July 16, 2017, 11:08:38 AM »
Yes I do, though I'll have to do some digging. What size/ level is the choir? Text preferences?

I think you should send Triad a score or two for us to consider for our upcoming season.  Count on four singers per section, the singers are professional, so divisi is no problem, and if you have a passage for the occasional soloist that is easy to accommodate, too.  Unaccompanied, or piano accompaniment, is easiest to fold in.  Though if you have something for choir and clarinet, we can do that readily, too. I wouldn't absolutely say that non-sacred text is a preference;  only I know of some sacred works which are already on the slate for next season, so at present, non-sacred text may be preferred for balance.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ij0wRjmg0LY" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Ij0wRjmg0LY</a>
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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #28 on: July 17, 2017, 09:01:37 AM »
I think you should send Triad a score or two for us to consider for our upcoming season.  Count on four singers per section, the singers are professional, so divisi is no problem, and if you have a passage for the occasional soloist that is easy to accommodate, too.  Unaccompanied, or piano accompaniment, is easiest to fold in.  Though if you have something for choir and clarinet, we can do that readily, too. I wouldn't absolutely say that non-sacred text is a preference;  only I know of some sacred works which are already on the slate for next season, so at present, non-sacred text may be preferred for balance.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ij0wRjmg0LY" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Ij0wRjmg0LY</a>

They're very good. I'll have something ready in the next week. 

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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #29 on: July 17, 2017, 03:10:13 PM »
In the mood for Paris, 1920s? I composed this suite with that in mind.  8)

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/from-parisienne-suite

If the track doesn't start, click to the 0:03 area...for some reason soundcloud stalls on me occasionally. Enjoy!
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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2017, 04:37:28 PM »
In the mood for Paris, 1920s? I composed this suite with that in mind.  8)

https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/from-parisienne-suite

If the track doesn't start, click to the 0:03 area...for some reason soundcloud stalls on me occasionally. Enjoy!

I really like both wind/piano works, esp. the first. Cheerful yet bittersweet.

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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #31 on: July 21, 2017, 09:55:45 AM »
I really like both wind/piano works, esp. the first. Cheerful yet bittersweet.

Thanks Robert! I like to compose in that vein from time to time. I've listened to so many between the wars works over the years.

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Re: Ron's Talking's Compositions
« Reply #32 on: July 21, 2017, 10:04:38 AM »
My Three Places in New Mexico" is now on soundcloud. It's for wind quartet,  perc., piano. Why should all of the " Three Pieces" works be on the East? "Alamogordo" is inspired by its old atomic bomb testing site. I'm composing for a friend who directs a new music group.





https://soundcloud.com/ronald-roumanis/sets/three-places-in-new-mexico

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