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First piece composed as a composition student. This hasn't been recorded live yet, so this song is merely a Garageband synthisis of it. For piano and solo clarinet, the score can be found at http://www.sibeliusmusic.com/cgi-bin/show_score.pl?scoreid=52926
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Uploaded: Sep 25, 2005 - 08:54:58 AM
Last Updated: Nov 04, 2005 - 08:42:16 AM Last Played: Jan 12, 2019 - 02:13:22 PM
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Garageband and Sibelius 2
Comments
Tadashi Togawa said 5043 days ago (September 27th, 2005)
Woven sound
hop. hop. hop.
The sound.
weaves. weaves. weaves.
The melody.
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TobinMueller said 5042 days ago (September 28th, 2005)
Modern dance possibilities
Interesting composition. I'd put it under classical, tho, since it is a
synthesized clarinet and has a contemporary classical feel. Uses folk
stylings well mixed with jazz chordings, altho the voicing is a little too
parallel in places (in my ears). I'd have liked the piano to break out into a
solo that echoed the melodic line of the clarinet, have it be more of a duet
rather than solo clarinet and accompaniment. The middle piano one-
note-repeated section was rather stiff in comparison to the rest (again, in
my ears). I liked how the piece moved and dance, shifted with interest; as
said about another of your works, a good piece for modern dance.
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The Composer said 5042 days ago (September 28th, 2005)
Modern dance possibilities
Thankyou both for your comments. I'd just like to reply to a few comments.

As for classifying it under classical music, thats not something I agree with.
Classical music for me is music that was written at least a centuary ago and I
have no intention of trying to write music for an audience a centuary ago. I'm
writing music for me and I'm a contempoary person.

As for the piano breaking out into a solo, that was my natural tendency as I'm
am originally a pianist. With this piece though, I wanted to focus as much as
writing primarily for the clarinet and the result of this (at least occording to
the people at Sibeliusmusic.com) was that I came halfway with a solo clarinet
piece with a piano accompianment that was interesting to play.

As for the middle section, although I quite like it myself, that particular
comment has been made quite a few times by both normal musicians and a
couple of my composition lecturers (including one visiting from Sweaden). So
that is certainly something I'll consider changing if I decide to re-write it.

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The Composer, previously known as The Pianist who hasn't played the piano in a while...
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allsaints said 5017 days ago (October 22nd, 2005)
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It sounds like an interesting composition. I would really prefer to hear a
non-garageband version. Overall, a lively and energetic composition.
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ookvaneek said 2770 days ago (December 17th, 2011)
Acoustic No. 5
This evokes a windy day in an urban park. I'd like the clarinet part done with a bandoleon.

-Ook
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