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amdg

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2012, 12:43:28 PM »
I probably should have just gone with my original sketch and put in two separate staves.  To condense things and to keep the ledger lines at the top to a minimum I went with an alternative clef. 

OK, OK,  Big Mistake!

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2012, 07:11:47 PM »
Hi,

Have played it through at the piano, but too busy to upload my version yet.  Would be cheating, as so many good ideas already.

Two big hints from Michele so far:

1.  Piano piece.  Ron picked up on the sustain pedal, which I missed.

2.  Multiple lines.  Hint:  Orchestrate to bring out the lines?

I'll get something together.

Thanks,

John

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #32 on: March 06, 2012, 03:48:32 AM »
Hey, John:

Good luck with this.

Just remember to get the clef right, and don't stray from the approved approach to the material and you should be fine.

Brian

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2012, 03:19:43 PM »
Here's my shot at it.

Cheating, given the benefit of all of yours.

Still not clear as to exactly what's going on, though.

Still hear my piano teacher--- find the lines!  He would find lines within lines.  (Bach)

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #34 on: March 12, 2012, 03:43:04 PM »
John, that's not bad at all!
"Writing music to be revolutionary is like cooking to be famous: Music’s main function is not revolution. – Alan Belkin "

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #35 on: March 12, 2012, 03:57:13 PM »
Thanks Michele.

Is this your creation?

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Re: Orchestration exercise 2: Strings
« Reply #36 on: March 12, 2012, 05:52:17 PM »
yes, lol, I wouldn't call it a "Creation", mind you :)

it's just a quick snippet to orchestrate.
"Writing music to be revolutionary is like cooking to be famous: Music’s main function is not revolution. – Alan Belkin "

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