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Jan 2, 2018

https://musescore.com/knviolain/by-the-falls

This is a little piece that I composed recently. I'd appreciate it if anyone could provide some feedback, and also maybe a name for the piece (since I haven't found one that quite fits yet...). Thanks!

Anyways, I came up with this piece after listening to Philip Glass' String Quartet No 3 - Mishima, and the simplistic style that he wrote with. I also really liked his use of polyrhythms in that piece, so I decided to try to incorporate them in this one as well...


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This is a cool piece - a true workout for the left hand - I wonder if you might suggest any fingering approaches?
Thank you! I would suggest going 1, 2, 4, 5 on the straightforward octave arpeggios, and going 4, 5, 3, 4, 2, 3, 1, 2 on the downwards sections in the beginning, but if you can't move your hand quickly enough, you can use your left hand to compensate a bit... on the arpeggios that are more than an octave, but less than two, I have found it easier to cross over with my 2 and 3 finger to reach the higher notes, but that's just personal preference. On the two octave arpeggios, you will have to bring your outer finger in, while the inner finger is playing the last note in the first octave in order to play the full octave more easily (for example, when playing a c major two octave arpeggio, you will have to bring your 1 finger up the the next note, while holding the top note of the first octave with your 5 finger). If there are any particular sections you need help with, just let me know :D

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