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Offline Uhor

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« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2019, 02:29:52 PM »
I've been trying my hand again at writing a string quartet, these are so far my attempts:

"Neoclassical"
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-sketch-11

"Feldmanesque"
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-sketch-0

It is a difficult task with the way I've set in things. Hopefully you'll listen, find something interesting and a lot to critique too.

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« Reply #21 on: January 09, 2019, 10:51:11 PM »
I've been trying my hand again at writing a string quartet, these are so far my attempts:

"Neoclassical"
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-sketch-11

"Feldmanesque"
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-sketch-0

It is a difficult task with the way I've set in things. Hopefully you'll listen, find something interesting and a lot to critique too.



I like these works! Especially when there is counterpoint and thicker textures. I don't hear much amplitude variance, which would help your sound, but that's probably a technical issue. It's nice when you go into a quieter passage. Keep at it!

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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2019, 03:05:40 PM »
Some nice harmonies in those quartets. Are you working with tone rows again?

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« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2019, 08:48:33 PM »
For pitch I am using a system that multiplies fragments of tone rows with each other to produce a series of tones for each instrument.

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« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2019, 05:05:47 AM »
For pitch I am using a system that multiplies fragments of tone rows with each other to produce a series of tones for each instrument.

Interesting!

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« Reply #25 on: January 16, 2019, 10:09:28 AM »
For pitch I am using a system that multiplies fragments of tone rows with each other to produce a series of tones for each instrument.
I never really understood pitch multiplication. How does it work?

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« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2019, 12:48:38 PM »
I do it this way:

You take two chords A and B,

AB is the result of building chord B on every tone of chord A

BA is the result of building chord A on every tone of chord B

usually repeated tones in the resulting sets are omitted but in these String Quartets I didn't omit them.

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« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2019, 05:49:30 PM »
A "free style semi-tonal" string trio.

https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-trio-no2
« Last Edit: July 04, 2019, 01:33:36 PM by Uhor »

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« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2019, 07:41:33 PM »
Experimenting with serial algorithms again:

https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/instruments

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« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2019, 02:19:05 PM »
I re-wrote the second half of my "tonal" String Trio No.2 to make it more lively. Still may revise it in full a bit later. 

https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-trio-20

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« Reply #30 on: July 17, 2019, 06:30:06 PM »
Reworked the series into a rather sparse String Quartet.
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-no3
« Last Edit: July 21, 2019, 12:58:26 PM by Uhor »

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« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2019, 12:54:02 AM »
Reworked the series into a rather sparse String Quartet.
https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/string-quartet-no3

Some nice harmonic moments here. It initially seems very episodic but once you hear it a few times it kind of has an archipelago feel—separate but not disparate islands.

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« Reply #32 on: July 26, 2019, 06:43:01 PM »
Thank you!

I made a Wind Quintet based on another series. A bit rough in the end though.

https://soundcloud.com/richannes-wrahms/wind-quintet

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« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2019, 06:57:55 AM »