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One of the better things I've written in a while (A very short, sweet but tempestuous piece)

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It's named Bagatelle pour une Paysanne (named with help from Christopher Constance).  

https://musescore.com/colorsofsound1/scores/5663598#comment-5310747
I'd say I'm a decent pianist myself, but the touch and syncopation drilling required for this one is pretty insane. Sight-reading at a slow tempo was really fine though. 

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 A few days ago, I was wondering about what could make the shortest piece possible? Well, the structural foundations need to obviously be kept in order to be able to name it a ''piece''. I posted the discussion in Musescore composers.
https://musescore.com/groups/musescore-composers/discuss/5045563
Naturally, a heated debate ensued, but we could almost all agree upon that a piece was something more than the notes and phrase(s) contained.

Philosophically some may say that a piece can consist of whatever you want, as long as it's music and since music can be any sound which communicates, then a piece can be a note spanning half a second. But, that would be a reductio ad absurdum. Because a piece is more than the sum of its parts, it's not like one can name the components of a piece and say ''that's it''.

It's not possible to use language to accurately pinpoint what exactly makes a piece but to use a metaphor, I would like it to painting. A piece of painting is one or more strokes of the brush on a canvas which communicates something to those who see the painting. Likewise, a piece of music may be defined as one or more notes strung together on a piece of staff paper which communicates something of the composer?

Ultimately, music is its own thing. When people try to compare it with colours, shapes, other languages or art forms, it's not going to be music anymore. Just like one word in a language that has a specific meaning and it becomes impossible to translate it precisely. 

Reducing notes in bar properties

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Anyone knows how one can reduce not counts in a bar to a single eight note. I could reduce it only to a quarter. I need the one half gone and the programme not have space for that as it creates a rest when I load the music on youtube. Alternatively how do you get to anacruses after having typed everything?

Thanks in advance

Palettes

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Hi... so I'm kinda new to this whole thing, and I accidentally pressed the X on my palette. How can I get it back? It used to be at the left side of the screen and now I don't know how to get it back. Anyone know?

Westworld Main Title Theme

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Hi, all! it may not look like anything to you, but here's my take on Westworld:

https://musescore.com/user/31842722/scores/5616146

I know there are dozens of versions of this on MuseScore, but I wasn't satisfied with any of them, so I tried starting from scratch on my own adaptation. I don't have much piano experience, and this is my first time adapting anything to sheet music, but I've learned a lot in the process! I'd love to get some feedback from the pros on here as to what might be improved.

Variable speed arpeggio

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Hi

I'm working on a piece in 4/4 that involves an ascending and descending 3 octave arpeggio which spans each measure with the last note beginning the next measure. The arpeggio starts slow on Bb2 and increases speed ending on Bb5, then reverses using both hands.

How would I go about notating this? Since there are 18 notes in the arpeggio with a variable speed, it's hard to figure out how to fit it into the time. ;-/ 

I'm VERY new to music theory :)