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CCC#2 - "The Wanderer"

 CCC#2 is here!

Based on the results of the survey I sent out on Friday 7th June, it occurred to me that several of the themes which I suggested, and asked you to vote on, would in fact fit quite nicely together. Therefore, for this second competition, I have found another painting by Caspar David Friedrich, since the response for “The Watzmann” was very good. I am also going to give a genre of music (as wide as possible, but still something to go on) and a short story available in the file below.

If you would like to help judge the competition, or have any other queries, please message on Musescore, or via discord @jte#9811


Details of the competition:

- The deadline will be in 4 weeks time (Saturday 29th June)

- The genre, as chosen by the survey will be “Film Music”. This is deliberately a very wide genre in order to give the contestants freedom of creativity. There will be an award for the most original take on the task, as with the first competition. 
Obviously this theme can be interpreted to fit your desires.

- The painting (shown below) and the story are both in the google docs file. If you have any issues accessing this file, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I will be happy to help.



Rules:

- Your work must be completely original/all your own work.

- Be nice when critiquing other people’s work. Constructive criticism is fine, but don’t be rude. If you do, you will be disqualified from the competition and banned from the group.

- All pieces and comments must be appropriate.

Please let me know if you’re planning on taking part. I’d like to have an idea of who might be competing.  

Thanks,
- Joe

Story:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uWsaQDDFUsNS4p-FO_7p91Lh8q0JiaO9Q-tSJvfPvLM/edit?usp=sharing

Almost reached 50 follower milestone

If you don't know already, I am now almost at 50 followers. Currently I have 39 followers so just 11 more and I will have reached the 50 follower mark. I had maybe like 4 followers 2 years ago. So clearly, I'm doing something right. My most recent score called The Storm just brought me 2 more followers. I suppose they followed me hoping to someday see the entire suite that I plan on The Storm being a part of. That suite I call Weather Music. Maybe I should compose another part of the suite for that 50 followers mark, upload it when I reach 50 followers, and then whenever I have finished the suite, upload it in its entirety.

If you want to listen to what I have so far of The Storm, here it is:

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5611423

It just so happens that I have been getting rain for 3 days straight here in Ohio.

Update 1: 6/18/2019

Oh my goodness, 4 followers in a single day. That is a record for me, I am now at 43 followers. I don't know if the follower milestone or finishing the composition will come first. If the follower count does come first, that's fine. I'm not pushing myself to finish the 50 follower composition.

Update 2: 6/19/2019

Wow, 5 followers in 1 day. I don't think I will finish my 50 follower composition before I reach 50 followers. Often my composition process is slow, so don't be surprised if a week has passed and I still haven't finished the composition yet. I will get it done when I get it done. I emphasize quality over quantity with my compositions.

Update 3: 6/24/2019

I'm just 1 away from reaching the 50 followers mark. As for the composition, I'm about halfway through composing it.

Introduce Yourself! :)

Does anyone else just want to have one master discussion for introductions? No? Just me? Welp.

I think, so that we keep things organized, we should have a central discussion for introductions! That way we can have everyone's pronouns and other important info all in one location for easy reference later on. :) So if anyone has yet to introduce themselves in the group, or if you would like to reintroduce yourself, do it here! I'll start in the comments below. :D

Soooo, as our lovely group admins have said, PLEASE make sure to include your pronouns, so that we don't misgender you! ^^ You're also welcome to share your sexual/romantic orientation, gender, and other more specific labels if you feel comfortable doing so, but don't feel pressured into doing so if you do not wish to. I would also love to hear about how you came across music/MuseScore/this group, if you want to share anything more about yourself, and feel free to share a random fact about yourself or anything, really! xD

Introduction: group said it's required

Hey ,peoples on Muse . Ive been composing since high school in the last  century  and I  grew upin Los Angeles . L.A is  the  coolest  city  Ive  been  too and Ive been toIran (when the Shah  was  in power  and Ive been  to airportsallover Europe ,London,Paris ,Koln.I joined  muse around 2009 and  loved  the  idea I  could  hear whatever  ideas  on  whatever instruments ! So  Iimmediately  found orchestration books and  ive been having  a blast  since . I  want  people  tohear  the  music Imake !   Cheers!

My  dreamis to see Versailees where I  was a close  friend of The French Queen Louis Xv's only wife Marie Leczynska; Poland's King's daughter ! And I married Le Comte  de Provence at  an early  age tohelp both familys. Anyway since I  began  walking  I  ve  played piano in 1st  grade  violin was  givento me  and  it  gave me a life. Later i dicovered Prokofiev,Glazunov ,Barber and realized I  wanted  to compose  too !1a polish princess and aCountess 

Rules and Info

Alright, I'm going to be clarifying a couple things here.

First off, follow the MuseScore Central Guidelines, which can be found here:  
https://musescore.com/community-guidelines

Second, only add scores if you think they would be fit for the Orchestra.

Third, all files, like parts for a score, will be shared on OneDrive at https://1drv.ms/u/s!AgAEpzhHSvRYbjsQxxcD1A44KTk?e=HIgT6C

Have fun MuseScoring!