Greatest composer

Bach seems to be  the  most  far  reaching , the most exacting , the most  sure  , the  man  with  the  most  sides  to  his  creativity he can laugh,cry  , be  playful and  we  all know how  serious  and  mystical religious or  deity-conscious  he can be . Bach is No.1 . No.2  spot  is  shared  ;Beethoven after Bach sits  on  the  high  mountain with  Charles Ive  ,Varese & Pierre Boulez . Elliott Carter , Scelsi ,Stockhausen (idea comes  before  sound and  pictures come  before  sound.Bible  says  logo  was  first.that means the mind's  eye  was  the  first stone  thrown  out  into  the  cosmos who  share No.2  spot . With Messiaen shares places  with Debussy ,Ravel (whose music means more to me  than Debussy but I know Debussy 's work is a  revelationand he goes  very  far  formally . Purcell and Handel too amaze me  with  directness  and  honesty  . Paganini  is  much more  than  just  a violinist-composer . He had  real  amzing  imagination -there  are  things  he  does  on  violin  which Liszt still isn't  as  difficult t  do on piano. the leaps from string to string and out  of  chordal double-stop  contortions and  hand figurations have  no  real  counterpart  on the  piano plus  the  music  is  really  better  than  all the  subpianist -composers  who started  with JohnFeild  and  continue past antonRubinstein and  so  many  thousands  of  others (mostly opera Paraphrase people ) . After Bach ,I'm beginning to  think the  great  genius  and i mean  genius  because the  breadth  of his   invention is  confunding . I just heard  Maria Pires  play  one of the most  gorgeous  sonatas  of  his that Ive  never  heard  anyone else  play  though  all 550 have  been  recorded by  several  great  harpsichordists  and  maybe  even  a  few  pianists  have played and  recorded all of them  on  the  piano ,Scarlatti does  things  with  a simple  4 octave harpsichord that  the  rest  can't  do  with  8 octaves. the  music  has every  human  emotion andevery  possible sensation  that can be  experienced . Noone was  braver  in his  time  when  it came  to  harmonic  change , rhtyhm  nd  he has clusters you  wont  find  even in Bach or Handel . teh  variety  one  finds in  Scarlatti (even  though  it's  all keyboard  music ;his  father  wrote many  great  operas  so maybe  somewhere  there  are  some  vocal and  choral  music . How   is it  he  never  wrote  a  keyboard concerto for his  spanish  princessa ? Indeed !)  Chopin and Schumann come after  Scarlatti  . After  no. 5 all teh  great  ones  live  in  a celestial city  together . Berlioz,Wagner  and  Mahler  and Bruckner  and Resphigi eat  dinner  together  nightly . 

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Créations privées – avant de venir… it’s released already!

… after a last time, when I have had decided to write my first book with sheets music, passed already around one and half month. At beginning I wanted keep all of it, every composition only for myself… but when I have had finished my 3th composition, I have changed my decisions – cause for what shall it profit me if I will keep it only for myself?

When I have had changed my mind, I have had decided write book with piano sheets music. Not just small publication, but trilogy – and here is now first book, and next is coming 1st of July.

Due to the fact that through music is best to reflect what is difficult to show in words, I have had decided to transfer my feelings to the musical notes on the staves… and this has helped me a lot with my own feelings and with creating my first book with piano sheets music.

In the book “Créations privées – avant de venir” is contained 9 piano sheets music and 1 as a bonus, which is a medley – as an additional element I have had decided put selected quote at the end of each song, so that you could better understand the depth of what I feel, and how I perceive the world around me.

Most of the quotes I have had used is from the Word of God (The Bible), but that doesn’t mean that it’s intended only for believers, or some other group of people. The purpose of my music sheets, where I have had attached a selected quotes is let you better understand the depth of feelings.

If you would like to get a book for free, you can download it by following link: https://avantdevenir.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/crc3a9ations-privc3a9es-avant-de-venir.pdf

If you wish you can also check out sheets music on my MuseScore profile: https://musescore.com/luqasz

... or on the YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgzgV9kWZ-WKDdM4vGUaeJwlwwaQaPEuM

I hope you will enjoy music sheets in this book.

Kindest regards,
Lukasz Wojciech M. Tworzydlo

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5 months ago
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Favorite piece?

Which piece is your favorite? This is tough for me, because i like a lot of pieces, but i would say my favorite piece is Mozart's Symphony no.25 in G minor- especially the first movement.

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5 years ago
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Adam Young scores

Throughout 2016, Owl City's Adam Young has released one album a month to portray a significant event in human history. From the launch of Apollo 11 to Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica aboard The Endurance, the building of Mount Rushmore to the first plane flight across the Atlantic by Charles Lindbergh. And many more! Its a mix orchestral and electronic, driving and expressive. For any classical enthusiast as well as popular music fans, I am sure this marvelous set of music will amaze you!

http://www.ayoungscores.com
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsuqHjF531rXUQRtm0aOXOdw5Tj5_Slbi

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a year ago
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Do you have broadcast quality recordings of your original scores?

Though I've been a MS 'member' for more than 12 months, it's only just occurred to me that I am in a position to give radio airplay to some of your original scores. To do this, the performance must be with real instruments and a of sufficient quality to be broadcast (clean recording, well-balanced as between instruments, etc.). .
The radio station is in Melbourne, Australia, and I have a regular (weekly) breakfast program dedicated to 'classical' music. Presently, the program is a three-hour show. It is preferable that the work be between 3 -7 minutes long. Arrangements of modern scores (i.e. by living or recently deceased composers) cannot be played without permission of the copyright holder of the original work.
Whilst, I have broad tastes and exercise them over the duration of the program, consistently dissonant and/or dislocated pieces (like, e.g. Webern) are unlikely to be played. Like all radio stations, the content is expected to follow certain patterns, especially in the breakfast show (Prokofiev-like, is fine).
The radio station is not-for-profit and is subscriber and donation funded - it does not receive government assistance, therefore, while it has to accountable, through the Australasian Performing Right Association, the work will not be broadcast if a royalty is to be paid.
If you have a recording of your original score that you like to receive airplay, let me know.
You cannot send files through the MS email but after contact has been made, files can be sent one-to-one. If you have a CD recording, I can advise to where it should be sent.
I look forward to 'hearing' from you.

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2 years ago
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FUNDRAISING - help please :)

"The II Orchestra Internship AECMC is a project organized by the Student Council of Coimbra's Music Conservatory and consists in an intensive week of orchestra work, directed to young musicians. In the course of the week, the members of the project will have the oportunity of playing great and difficult orchestra pieces under the guideance of teachers of each instrument and an invited maestro." (Ernst Schelle)
So... my Conservatory's student council is organising another orchestra internship like they did last year but we don't have all the money we need (we still need 1000€), so we're fundraising. I was wondering if there's anyone willing to help us... Here's the link so you can access the site and contribute with the amount of money you can and want to give:
http://ppl.com.pt/en/prj/estagio-orquestra-aecmc
Thank you for your attention! :)
P.S. By the way, there are some small but gratifying rewards for those who donate a certain amount of money ;)

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3 years ago
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Late Romantic Period

Lately I've been listening to music from the late Romantic Period and I found that it's hard to sit through a two hour symphony. I find that they are not unified by any theme and contain a lot of filler that is beautiful, but might as well be in another piece. Having so much in one piece reduces its uniqueness and meaning when other all-encompassing pieces are written. Mahler said something like "a symphony should encompass the world", but , if the first one did that ,then what is the purpose of the other symphonies. What are your thoughts on the music of Mahler and Bruckner?

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3 years ago
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Can we do another competition?

Hi! I'm new to the group, and I saw a discussion here about a competition. Can we organize another one? But something other than the orchestra genre, where a lot of people can participate, as to make a tough competition altogether. It'll really help me with improving my composition.

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3 years ago
5

100 Members!

Thank you guys so much for keeping this group alive and it will be awesome as it continues to grow! If you have any suggestions about what you guys would like to do please leave comments so that our group can be even cooler.

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4 years ago
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Bach's music

I see many people consider Bach as the greatest composer ever lived and i love the works of his that I've played or listened to but I'd like to get to know his pieces more.And I've heard that the polyphony in his works are outstanding so I'd be glad if you could name some of his pieces for me that are among his best most powerful pieces for you!

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5 years ago
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Competition?????

We should do a competition for Winter Break and/or holidays associated between 12/22-2/7, like "the best winter holiday theme." It could consist of:

- band music, like concert band or wind ensemble (which includes symphonic band)
- Jazz band or other variants
- orchestra (greater than 15 instruments)
- solo with accompaniment(s)
- chamber music (which would probably dominate the contest) between 3-15 instruments, string orchestra also permitted as chamber music.

What is not allowed:

- Only a solo sheet, because that is basically useless.
- Percussion ensemble (did I mention that? probably not, see below *) without some sort of melody instruments, like glockenspiels or crotales (or other wind/string instruments)
- Submitting the score after the due date (because that wouldn't be acceptable)

NOTICE:

- It does not have to be strictly holiday music, but can be instead a medley on what you like on winter break, or the dates presented.
- Imagery is not only acceptable, but encouraged.
(- If you are doing a medley, present the traditional piece's name with the part in the piece)
- If you are doing a variation (which would be awesome!!!!!) on holiday music, make sure that you put "Variations on Holiday Music" or "Variations on a Traditional Song" or "Variations on Jingle Bells," instead of "Jingle Bells"
- Please take off concert pitch.
- Creative titles, not just " Competition for Holiday Music"
- Place all uploaded score links here...

P.S. * Percussion ensembles can be both a large and small ensemble, but as stated above, it needs to have some sort of melody and not just snare and bass drum playing "Jingle Bells." If, and IF one does this, you put several timpani's together, there is less of a chance that you will win.

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4 years ago
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Join This Awesome New Contest Group!!

Hello! This is Cedar!!!

I've made a group for contests. It is called: Tricky Team Composition Contests. It is for compositions only (no arrangements). The contests have good themes and they are fun. But there is a twist. You can't enter the contests by yourself. You HAVE to compose your song with at least 1 other person. This way you have to meet new people, learn from eachother, and share your ideas. It is beneficial because you get to put yourself out there, meet new friends, and get advice and technique from other people.

You won't regret joining. It is a blast!!! I hope to see you there.

(Please read the mission statement!)

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5 years ago
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