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First Group/First Post

Hello everyone; this is the first group and post for me. I began teaching myself music composition last October(2018). I've posted 4 pieces as of today- two are piano pieces: Nocturne 1 in F Major and Nocturne 2 in G Major, have listened to a bunch of others and now feel comfortable enough to ask for any and all comments from you folks here in 'Short Pieces For Piano' please.
 
https://musescore.com/user/31717826/scores/5858639

 
https://musescore.com/user/31717826/scores/5858648

Thank You All In Advance,
D.E. Palm

musescore issue getting a composition to play

apparently, now all of a sudden, I can only get my music to play if it is the default soundfont. If I use another soundfont library such as the SChristian Collins 1.471, it just processes indefinitely when I press play. I do not see a solution to this. If I can only use the default soundfont in uploads, it makes no sense to upload anything anymore. So, unless I can fix this, I won't be posting any more. So it goes.

Waltz in the form of a Sonata

I just had this idea come to mind. What if I combine the Waltz and the Sonata? Here is my proposed form:



I call the piece that I am composing, Valse Quasi una Sonata, which translates to Waltz almost like a Sonata. As you can see from the image, I use the Dominant more as a bridge than a true Dominant. This is how I bridge to the Subdominant with the Dominant:

C major -> C minor chord(or the note Eb) -> Bb major


I have this bass pattern occurring throughout the piece:

Root, Chord, Chord


Often the 2 chords will be an inversion apart, but when the right hand gets into the bass clef, the chords are sometimes the same. The Root is usually at least a fifth down from the first chord, but particularly with the F major chord, I find that I can only do that when the melody goes up high. If it stays in the first octave, I have to have the first F major chord be in first inversion, a third up from the root. The hardest part I have found so far about composing this piece is having the rhythm of the Waltz and the form of the Sonata, while keeping the piece coherent.

So what do you think of my idea of combining the rhythm of the Waltz with the form of the Sonata? 

NEED SNARE, BASS DRUM; BELLS/MALLETS/VIBRAPHONE PLAYERS! Piano For Us Ensemble

Hello Percussion Players! I am from the Piano For Us Group! We (the group admins) are making an Ensemble for lots of players. We need 1 SNARE, 1 BASS DRUM; 1 BELLS/MALLETS/VIBRAPHONE PLAYERS! players! This is what is going to happen:  The Group Admins will assign a song and then we will create a Musescore of it. Once we have done the Musescore score, we will assign the song to everybody! Then everybody has a choice either to video record yourself play or create an audio recording. If you do a video record, when we make our final video and we combine all of the audio, there will your video of you playing! You may wonder, how will we play all on the same beat? Answer: Everybody will have a metronome on and have a earbud in their ear and play along with the Metronome. Everybody will turn in their audio recording and me and Edward and Major and Minor will make the video, OR IF ANYBODY IS A VIDEO EDITOR!! and we MIGHT make a YouTube channel and start our awesome project! Remember if you do not want to be on camera, just audio record yourself! We are going to have so much fun! Please Join! The first PEOPLE THAT MESSAGE ME THROUGH MUSESCORE are in!  Our Group :) https://musescore.com/groups/piano-for-us-ensemble

1st Anniversary On Musescore [NOTICE TO EVERYONE]

Hello everyone! I have been on Musescore for one full year (time passes very fast) since November 2018 and would like to inform you of the following:
1. Take note that I have changed my username to Littlemusicbear so that those from my other accounts will have easier access to my original compositions. My previous username is Bearsim. I am unlikely to change my username for this few years.
2. I would like to thank all users for your continued support for the past year and hop to receive your comments on my scores in time to come.
3. If your do not know much about my compositions, here's your chance. I learn and play classical Piano (ABRSM syllabus) and that's all. My composing is self taught, a little based on music theory, and of course, there are many of you who compose better than me... Do give advice for me to improve my skills.
4. Below is the link to my first anniversary special, with this I end my notice.
Thank you.
 
https://musescore.com/littlemusicbear/1st-anniversary-special

Piano For Us Essemble

Hello everyone! We were recently thinking about a collaboration we could do here, on Musescore. We were thinking we could gather a bunch of musicians who play instruments other than than piano (we'll also need one pianist) to perform a sort of group piece for a chamber ensemble. We'll also need someone who has a video editor that can combine multiple solo performances and make one group video. We are still thinking about what to do with the video.   1. We're not looking for any specific skill level, you just need to have some experience.  2. We unfortunately can only take at most three players for each instrument, so we don't too many of the same one.    I think this should be a fairly fun project, and we're accepting volunteers now! Please reply to this discussion if you want to participate or if you have any questions. :)
Join: 
https://musescore.com/groups/piano-for-us-essemble

Piano For Us Essemble

Hello everyone! We were recently thinking about a collaboration we could do here, on Musescore. We were thinking we could gather a bunch of musicians who play instruments other than than piano (we'll also need one pianist) to perform a sort of group piece for a chamber ensemble. We'll also need someone who has a video editor that can combine multiple solo performances and make one group video. We are still thinking about what to do with the video.   1. We're not looking for any specific skill level, you just need to have some experience.  2. We unfortunately can only take at most three players for each instrument, so we don't too many of the same one.    I think this should be a fairly fun project, and we're accepting volunteers now! Please reply to this discussion if you want to participate or if you have any questions. :)
Join: 
https://musescore.com/groups/piano-for-us-essemble

Piano For Us Essemble

Hello everyone! We were recently thinking about a collaboration we could do here, on Musescore. We were thinking we could gather a bunch of musicians who play instruments other than than piano (we'll also need one pianist) to perform a sort of group piece for a chamber ensemble. We'll also need someone who has a video editor that can combine multiple solo performances and make one group video. We are still thinking about what to do with the video. 

1. We're not looking for any specific skill level, you just need to have some experience. 
2. We unfortunately can only take at most three players for each instrument, so we don't too many of the same one.   
I think this should be a fairly fun project, and we're accepting volunteers now! Please reply to this discussion if you want to participate or if you have any questions. :)
Join: [
https://musescore.com/groups/piano-for-us-ensemble