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luke

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New young composer
« on: July 28, 2017, 04:04:41 PM »
I am a high school freshman, a very new composer, and I love dissonance. My favorites are Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, and Kapustin - all Russian composers.
As this is a forum created around the composition of contemporary music, I'll just say that Philip Glass and Steve Reich and John Cage aren't 100% my type. My personal liking/style of music has roots in atonality, dissonance, and minimalism, but not quite graphical scores, using strange musical instrument ensembles/computers/synths, or true 12-tone.
Because I have not lived very many years and have only recently started taking music very seriously (I just played in a concert), and have only gotten introductions to contemporary classical music. My works have been largely classical-esque and of jazz idiom.
I hope to learn more about contemporary music through independent study and with the advice of this forum as I experiment during this curious era in music.
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Re: New young composer
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2017, 04:31:59 PM »
Welcome to the forum Luka.
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Re: New young composer
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2017, 05:09:42 PM »
Hello and welcome.
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Re: New young composer
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2017, 05:27:26 PM »
Hi Luka...and welcome.
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Re: New young composer
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2017, 05:32:43 PM »
Welcome! I recognize your name from the Finale forum!

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Re: New young composer
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2017, 10:08:54 PM »
Ah, yes, the wonderful Finale forum. I consider the Finale world my home, considering how much time I spend in it.
"The only love affair I have ever had was with music." -Maurice Ravel