I have a solo I need to do and I get to choose a song, now I haven't played clarinet for very long so I'm trying to find an easy song but not too easy like a twinkle little star. I need something impressive but easy to play if you guys can help me out that would mean alot thanks.
I have finished a composition that I plan to hand to the Academy Flute Choir, however I would appreciate any feedback on it before I do so,
If you haven't seen it yet, here is the link to my flute sonata:
I nicknamed it The Haydn Sonata because I am trying to get across a Haydnesque feel to it. I have noticed these things predominant in each composer of the Classical Period Trifecta:
- Haydn: Humor, melodic and harmonic surprises
- Mozart: Alberti bass, effortless grace
- Beethoven: Sheer power, even when the melody is more lyrical
Haydn is the one who inspired me to write this flute sonata. I wrote the sonata exposition in just an hour and this is the first sonata for a duet that actually has a finished exposition.
There are quite a few surprises in my sonata exposition. Here they are:
Bar 5: Sudden entry of the flute and absence of the piano
Bar 6: Sudden reentry of the piano
Bar 10: Short diminuendo, like the theme isn't quite done yet
Bar 11: Short staccato variant of the theme over a syncopated bass
Bar 14: Sudden forte cadence, theme is now finished
Bar 15: Piano dynamic in transition material right after a cadence at forte, sudden absence of the flute
Bar 21: Forte dynamic when transition material is taken up an octave, flute comes back
Bar 26: Piano dynamic yet again, descending trill motive
Bar 41: Very busy texture as the repeat comes closer
Bar 47: Sudden change in texture, sudden dynamic change as it repeats
I'm wondering, is my sonata exposition Haydnesque in its nature? I tried to get a Haydnesque feel to it by being more humorous than serious with the music. Anything impossible for the flutist? Does it feel like a Molto Allegro to you(tempo is at quarter note = 140 BPM)? Or should I just take the Molto off and just have Allegro as my tempo marking?
If you listen to this score it will be stuck in your head for the rest of the week
and probably fill you w/ memories from your childhood
I notated a piece that I'm quite proud of recently, if anybody ever played the video game "The Blockheads" then you've heard it. give it a listen! https://musescore.com/user/27939993/scores/5733521
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I wrote my first score, a quartet, to possibly play with some friends. I would like some feedback though, https://musescore.com/user/27939993/scores/5726577
Hi there! I have yet another piece I'm looking for feedback on (again, preferably constructive criticism, but hey). Please comment on the piece itself preferably, but idc if you post here either.
Hi all, there used to be a flute piece titled "end credits", but it was taken down when the user's account got suspended. Does anyone else know what piece I'm referencing, and can anyone remake it? (I'm not too good in the composing area).
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This "sonata per clarinetto e pianoforte" I begun to write in the 90's. Now I revised and edited. It has no Opus number but since I never published my electronic suite op. 21 (an experimental work) I used this number to situate the sonata composition in time. Thank you for listening.
Piccola suite Op. 18 per clarinetto solo: Preludio, Allemanda, Sarabanda e Giga. It was written in 1999. I revised and edited this week. Thank you for listening.
This is one of my first scores, so any and all feedback would be great (although preferably constructive criticism). Thank you!