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Arranging Presto Agitato, Any suggestions for the sixteenths?

I am arranging Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata for a string quartet. I might add a double bass if I think it is necessary, but so far, no issues with it being a quartet, at least not in the first and second movements. Now I'm arranging the Presto Agitato and as if it wasn't hard enough with the need to smoothly transition from the viola to the violin in those sixteenths, if I keep the interval relationship, the notes are going to be too high. I could get away with this octave displacement in the previous 2 movements(With the first movement, I basically did this octave displacement for the entire bass line to fit it into the cello), but now, the octaves the sixteenths are in are crucial to getting the right sound out of the Presto Agitato.

There are 2 things I can think of as to how to get the Presto Agitato to sound right, one of which keeps the instrumentation, and another of which keeps the original octaves.

Option 1: Add Double Bass

This would keep the original octaves, and I could have it play the bass line and have the sixteenths start in the cello and rise upwards to the viola and second violin.

Option 2: Move bass line to Viola for first measure of each arpeggio run

This would keep the instrumentation I have going of a string quartet and for everything except the bass line, the original octaves would be kept as well.

Which one of these 2 options do you think would be better? Any other suggestions?

NOTE: I'm only asking about the arpeggio runs, the scales and Alberti bass are easier to arrange.

Good music ideas for composing?

Hi. New to musescore and wanted to share good music/piece/or song ideas for composing. I'm a beginner, so I'm not very good. But I've always wanted to play Ms. Pac Man maze madness music on piano... as it's very catchy. Ha ha. If anyone wants to compose this soundtrack, I mean that'd be really neat. Also if you have any other ideas for composing music that you think should be on musescore, go ahead and comment. Thanks. Sorry if this discussion topic already exists. Link below for Ms. Pac man maze madness extended playlist on youtube. lol.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq9sgLwD4u4&list=PLWFYZb-mcJq1n8DdYobkSu1z_quFcgzDT&index=9

Flute Sonata in Eb, need some feedback

If you haven't seen it yet, here is the link to my flute sonata:

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5703661

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? 

Sheet Music Plus

Just to let people know, especially my followers, I have created my very own account of Sheet Music Plus, and many of the songs I have posted here on musescore.com will soon be transferred over to that website. (Some of them already have been, including Hallelujah and Only Time.) Once they have been transferred, they will no longer be available on this website. Just as a warning.

If you REALLY like the songs, go ahead and buy them on Sheet Music Plus:  
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/publishers/austin-kitchell-sheet-music/3014088?isPLP=1

The Drifting Waltz - for solo piano by Sahir Haider

 Hi Everyone,

Please check out my piece for solo piano called "The Drifting Waltz". Here's a video of me performing it along with the score:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JEVArci6uQ

And here's the musescore sheet music link: 
https://musescore.com/user/25828516/scores/5759589/s/0aktCw
You can find a description of the piece in either link.  Would love to know what you guys think about it.

Thanks :) 

The Drifting Waltz - for solo piano by Sahir Haider

Hi Everyone,

Please check out my piece for solo piano called "The Drifting Waltz". Here's a video of me performing it along with the score:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JEVArci6uQ

And here's the musescore link: https://musescore.com/user/25828516/scores/5759589/s/0aktCw

You can find a description of the piece in either link.  Would love to know what you guys think about it.

Thanks :)