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Re: Brassbandpiece
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2020, 11:53:14 AM »
Congratulations Morten! Jerry's said everything better than I ever could.

Are there signs that concerts could soon be allowed where you live?

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Re: Brassbandpiece
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2020, 04:08:46 PM »
Morten a great band work in the "American Band Symphonic Style".

I really really enjoyed the work so do not take my suggestion in any way negatively ...

At times when you have a solo line in the more adagio section i.e., at Letter R ... I feel the accompaniment in the brass doesn't flow with the line.  The pulse ... hinders with the beautiful melodic theme.  Maybe it's a bit square, maybe its the ensemble, and maybe it's just the balance in the mixer?  Or maybe you need two instruments playing (playing in unison or not) against the supporting ensemble in those sections?

However, you may want to take a look in those sections.

Once again - A fine band work!  8) With very catchy melodies.

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Re: Brassbandpiece
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2020, 04:47:26 PM »
Way ta' go, Morten! Very nice. I could see a director readily programming this piece as a concert opener.

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Re: Brassbandpiece
« Reply #18 on: July 31, 2020, 07:21:17 AM »

Thank you all so very much for your kind words. Iím humbled and so thrilled you liked it.  :)

It has been so much fun to write for brass band.

Reha, I donít think there will be any concerts soon. Norway is a small country with, I believe, few cases of Covid-19. But we just had a reminder that we have an ongoing pandemic. We had a local outbreak in a small town south of Oslo. I believe they are working on contact tracing.

Mark, I do not take your feedback negatively in any way. It may perhaps trigger me to look at my music from a new angle and perhaps grow as a composer.  :)

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Re: Brassbandpiece
« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2020, 09:18:11 AM »
Sorry I'm late to this.

WOW! The finished piece is an excellent work in this vein. Just enough contrasts to keep it interesting, good melodic writing throughout.

Well done.
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