I updated it...If it sounds the same to you...then try clearing your browser's history....I think...anyway, I played with the dynamics...and replaced the section strings with individual instances of Strad, and 'friller...and GPO solo strings. It was my first time building my own section.
Enjoy the update,
I just returned from Scotland, where I was working on the slow movement in my final project...a symphony. Anyway, I was also there to look into a Masters program in Composition at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. The head of the department, after having heard this piece, said that I wrote anachronistically...or like a dead guy. I was wanting to know what you all thought. After talking to him, I did add more Brass and harmonies to the piece. The question is...does it still sound too old?
He said that I was not ready for their Masters program, but that my orchestration was not bad.
Also...he said that I needed to listen to more contemporary composers...any recommendations for listening repertoire that would give me the edge I will need to get in a good program like this one. He had said to listen to everything I could get my hands on...
I was also wondering what emotions this evokes? I was trying for something, and I wanted to know if I achieved it by seeing how you all responded.
Thanks for the listen...
As I complete more of the major work this is from...I will post them as they come along. All told, my goal is to have 3 or 4 movements...and then, hopefully, have them performed as my Senior recital.
Any ideas on how to raise the money to fund the performance would be greatly appreciated. I have a lot of woodwind and brass people here, but will have to hire strings.
BTW this is based on 2 Scottish tunes...loosely.
Thank you (in advance)