I just finished my first ever cello duet arrangement of a song! I play the cello, and I hope you will check out the duet. It is an arrangment of "Girls Like Us", a song by TWICE. Here is the link :D https://musescore.com/user/32155371/scores/5571151
I've realized that I'm never one, partly because my cousins keep me moving! (THX, Burggraafs! :D). So I thought I'd select some new admins. I'll only select a few, so let me know ASAP.
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good people of musescore!
please hear and review my latest composition for string orchestra. i wrote it from January to May 2019.
any feedback will be appreciated so feel free to comment!
Comment about instrumentation, the way of the piece and critiques as an overall!
Thanks for the feedback!
Hey if anyone is interested I created a group back in March last year called Percussion Ensemble Fanatics and it basically is the same idea as this group but we also need more people if you want to join
Anyone got any suggestions then tell me! :)
It's pointless really.
I am currently arranging the "Brandenburg Concerto No. 1" by Bach for at least a playable "Grade 2" for young players.
Thanks, your feedback means a lot!
I'm currently working on a Sonata for Viola piano. It's a work in progress and any feedback is appreciated. Thanks!
i am working on a piano sonata
What is the nature of music?
What constitutes good music?
Why is musescore such a great place to compose music and hear what others compose?
Why does this iPad keep trying to change my words? In the last question, instead of "compose" it tried to change it to "can moose"
What do mooses have to do with music composition?
Is there anything wrong with writing monologues?
Why do I write monologues?
Why do I use the word "monologues" instead of "monologue"
Why is monologue spelled "monologue" instead of "monolog"?
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When will this end?
Is that a question?
big thanks to the anonymous person who gave me a month of free pro musescore. so kind and wonderfully wonderfully generous.
Another #MusescoreMonday release from team RD
This time it's another rudimental lick.
Check it, learn it, share it
So, I am arranging K 545 for a string quartet which is why I am asking this question. What should I do when I come across an area with 3 voices like for example bars 1-11? It is easy for me to decide what to do for 4 voices or for 2 voices or for a single voice. But the 3 voice situation is more complicated. Here is what I do for different numbers of voices:
4 Voices(such as bar 12):
1 voice per instrument, no octave doublings
2 Voices, both treble(such as bars 18-20):
Have first violin take up the higher voice and have second violin take up lower voice
2 Voices, both bass(which doesn't occur in the sonata):
Have viola take up the higher voice and have cello take up the lower voice
2 Voices, 1 treble and 1 bass(such as in bars 31 and 32):
Have either of the violins take up the higher voice and have either the viola or the cello take up the lower voice depending on how low the bass voice goes
1 Voice(such as in bar 13):
Simplest situation of all, just look at the range and see what instrument is best for that range.
In either the 2 voice cases or the 1 voice case, there may or may not be octave or unison doublings. Partly depends on whether there have been any rests recently.
But the majority of the sonata is in 3 voices. Sometimes, it is 2 bass and 1 treble and other times it is 2 treble and 1 bass. This is way harder to decide on, because the viola can partner up with the cello as a bass instrument or it can partner up with the violins as a treble instrument. And the 3 voices situation brings up the question of whether I should have the other instrument double by the unison or the octave or whether I should just leave it out.
I was wondering if someone could give me some advice here on what to do when I see 3 voices in the sonata that I am arranging for string quartet.
Heyo, so I've been experimenting with composition for a little while, but this is my first big semi-sophisticated project. I'm turning in the score for my AP Music Theory course, and I'll have to find a pianist and play this in front of the class (I'm a cellist). I'm not super keen on embarrassing myself and all, so any feedback on piano notation, style, general thoughts, etc. would be super duper appreciated!