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First Musescore Uploads

I am pretty new to composing (only started 2-3 years ago) and I would like any critique, feedback, or suggestions, etc. for some of my original comps.

This would be greatly appreciated Thanks :)

| LAKE OF SERENITY |
https://musescore.com/user/20379356/scores/5799231

| RISE AND FALL |
https://musescore.com/user/20379356/scores/5799208

4 2017 Original Comps
https://musescore.com/user/20379356/scores/5799282

Nocturne in Eb arrangement, feedback

This is the first time that I have arranged a Chopin piece. Not only that, but it is the first Chopin piece I ever played, so I am very familiar with this piece. I know, I need a countermelody or something along those lines for the first violin. But there is a bit of a problem stopping me from doing this. That is just how close the second violin  gets in pitch to the flute. 

Typically, there is less than an octave of space between the second violin and the flute in any given beat. That doesn't allow for many countermelody notes if I want to keep things relatively consonant. And of course I want to keep things relatively  consonant because of the beautiful melody in the flute. I also don't want to have the countermelody have so many short notes that it becomes the main melody. The flute is playing the main melody and I don't want  to underwhelm that(I already get close to that with some of the forte dynamics). 

There are no slurs in what I have written, mainly because the phrasing of the bass line is super clear just from the notation and, I have no idea where a flutist would take a breath. I can only barely get the first and second octaves to sound right, still doing that C major octave scale exercise and the staccato exercise on my flute. And this is after more than a month of flute practice, so while I technically can play  melodies on the flute at this point, I am limited to legato melodies with short phrasing that aren't super elaborate. 

What do you think of my arrangement of Chopin's Nocturne in Eb? 

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5895090

Drumline Cadences

 Hello everyone,

I am currently looking for anyone who would be interested in having some drumline cadences written for their group/band. I have a fair amount of experience in writing for drumline and am looking for ways to further improve and refine my skills.

If anyone is interested let me know. I am willing to accommodate particular needs/requests and prepared to meet any possible deadlines (no charge). 

Thanks! :) 

Drumline Cadences

Hello everyone,

I am currently looking for anyone who would be interested in having some drumline cadences written for their group/band. I have a fair amount of experience in writing for drumline and am looking for ways to further improve and refine my writing.

If anyone is interested let me know. I am willing to accommodate particular needs/requests and prepared to meet any possible deadlines (no charge). 

Thanks! :)

Take a Listen to a drumline cadence I wrote recently!

 I'm currently 15 and a Junior in highschool and I've decided to share a couple of my cadences, here's the one I wrote most recently. Please take a listen and give me some feedback. I'm considering buying Musescore Pro but even the year plan is expensive... Do you think it's worth it for me to buy it and upload more? https://musescore.com/user/28637296/scores/5878662   

Take a Listen to a drumline cadence I wrote recently!

I'm currently 15 and a Junior in highschool and I've decided to share a couple of my cadences, here's the one I wrote most recently. Please take a listen and give me some feedback. I'm considering buying Musescore Pro but even the year plan is expensive... Do you think it's worth it for me to buy it and upload more? https://musescore.com/user/28637296/scores/5878662 

New Book for drummers

in Drums!

Hi! My name is Wilson and I would like to share with you the book I just released in amazon, almost entirely written in Musescore.

The book is about quintuplets and its name is "Five at the drumset".

It has a lot of grooves written as quintuplets, time exercises, a method for the development of the discipline and rhythm exercises. If you like songs like those of Anika Nilles, for sure this book will be very useful for you, even if you are tired of practicing the same thing all the time, this will bring new fresh air to your drumming.

Please check it out.

English version
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0817B5TKW

Spanish version
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZHNY2BQ

Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/OQDrummer/

Some cello duet (and trio) arrangements.

Hello! I am a cellist & I have been arranging pieces into duet & trio form, both for use in ensemble performances as well as for students to play with me in their lessons.  I am going to upload a couple of Christmas tunes to see how they work for you. These are easily transposed into viola - cello duets & generally work very well (though you may have minor adjustments on notes that go below the normal instrument range).

Carol of the Bells
Il Est Ne - cello duet
Wassail Songs ( Here We Come a-Wassailing / Wassail, Wassail) 
White Christmas