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#1149387 - 05/20/06 04:21 PM "Romance"  
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Here's a piece entitled "Romance" I composed. It would be interesting to hear different interpretations from some of you fine pianists.

Page 1
http://www.artistcollaboration.com/~johnny-boy/Romancepg1.pdf

Page 2
http://www.artistcollaboration.com/~johnny-boy/Romancepg2.pdf

Best, John


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#1149388 - 05/20/06 06:53 PM Re: "Romance"  
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Wow, how do you get that old fashioned engraved look? I've been trying to make my scores look like that for ages.

#1149389 - 05/20/06 07:58 PM Re: "Romance"  
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An old friend printed this for me. Not sure what he used.

Best, John


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#1149390 - 05/20/06 07:59 PM Re: "Romance"  
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Come to think of it, it probably was engraved.

Best, John


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#1149391 - 05/23/06 11:04 AM Re: "Romance"  
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Very beautiful, John!

One aspect that I particularly liked was your harmonic "suspensions" (don't know if that's the right word); for example in measure 13, where the right hand melody starts on a note that is dissonant in the chord but then resolves to a note of the chord, or in measure 17 where the left hand has a g minor triad, but the right hand starts on an A, causing a sharp dissonance, and then resolves right away to the B which is part of the g minor triad of the left hand.


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#1149392 - 05/23/06 12:30 PM Re: "Romance"  
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Thanks guys, I appreciate your comments.

Best, John


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#1149393 - 05/25/06 10:14 AM Re: "Romance"  
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Just to let you know I printed it and will get back on it after I play it a little. I don't really have any way to record it, I don't think except on a cheap unweighted keyboard - ugh! I need to get some mic's for my piano if I ever have some spare money laying around.

#1149394 - 05/25/06 10:54 AM Re: "Romance"  
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I hope you enjoy it Sara - thanks.

As jpw101 pointed out the L.H. of bar 10 should have a natural sign on the second ā€œAā€. Also in bar 11 (next bar) the last ā€œCā€ in the left hand should have a natural sign.

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#1149395 - 05/25/06 11:40 AM Re: "Romance"  
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Played through it some already, I am having fun with the expressiveness. I haven't done a piece I can really be expressive with for a long time, I started thinking where have I been - I've started with a new teacher that's helping me almost soley improve technique so I've been doing stuff like Clementi.

Your piece made me realize I've not played something like that for a while - shame. In the least maybe I'll try to send you a cassette tape recording if I can get the piece up to snuff. I was really pleased how relatively easy the score was that it wasn't something totally over my head to learn. It's not always easy to tell that from a recording minus a score.

#1149396 - 05/25/06 12:03 PM Re: "Romance"  
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So happy the piece is working for you Sara.

Best, John smile


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