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by NLewis
Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: Score Requests
Topic: Scriabin
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Re: Scriabin

Since there is no information on the person who 'co-composed' or finished the score, it's ambiguous and unknown. Most likely it is public domain since Scriabin died in 1915. Do you know the dates of the other guy?
by NLewis
Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Recomend me easy piano books!
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: Recomend me easy piano books!

Bartok's mikrokosmos is a great place to start. Bartok wrote them for his son in order to help him with piano, so they pretty much cover every technical issue you might have. They are great for sight reading and also great theory exercises. Those would be your best bet. I hinder to suggest arrangeme...
by NLewis
Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Score Requests
Topic: Vivaldi's Cello Sonatas
Replies: 1
Views: 433

Re: Vivaldi's Cello Sonatas

Several of these can be found here: http://imslp.org/wiki/6_Cello_Sonatas_(Vivaldi,_Antonio)

It's a nice first edition too
by NLewis
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Music Related
Topic: Finest Melodies
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

Re: Finest Melodies

You are quite right when you say most people would not argue with me on those composers being my favorites. Ravel and Chopin are brilliant composers and among my favorite from those eras. However I find Mozart to be a boring composer because of his 'safe' writing, and symmetry. I think music is bett...
by NLewis
Sun Aug 01, 2010 3:09 am
Forum: Music Related
Topic: Finest Melodies
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

Re: Finest Melodies

Without digressing into melodic theory: 1). The best figurational melody can be found in Chopin's Etude, Op. 25, No. 12 Shape, in a given melody, is important in determining it's 'fineness'. A good melody, in my personal opinion, is one that contains a fairly restricted range (with a high and low po...

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