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Piano Concerto Second Movement


David Homan

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This is a rough draft of the material for the second movement of a Piano Concerto I'm writing for pianist Xiayin Wang.
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Uploaded: Jul 21, 2008 - 04:39:38 PM
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2008 - 04:39:38 PM Last Played: Jun 03, 2019 - 10:14:10 PM
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Feter said 4050 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
Piano Concerto Second Movement
nice Idea ...very cool theme ..seems like you are
holding your notes on some parts ..wish to hear
the final take of it with the orchestra,can I ?
thnx alot for sharin !!!
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David Homan said 4047 days ago (July 24th, 2008)
long journey ahead
I have another 9-12 months on this, and the second movement will probably take another 2 alone, so it may be until 2010 when I'm done, but sure!
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TobinMueller said 4049 days ago (July 22nd, 2008)
A start
David, compared to the other material you've submitted to MJ, this isn't nearly as melodic (more like a chordal outline), romantic, or neo-classical. It strikes me as too Pop-based, and might not show off the expertise of a good pianist. Consider more Chopin/Liszt flourishes?

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David Homan said 4047 days ago (July 24th, 2008)
Right on
I agree. Usually when I write for solo piano or small chamber the melodies are more clear. With orchestral you have to balance strong melodies with even stronger changes in color and timbre, so this is the initial 2 layers of what will become about 6 layers. Also, when the conversation between the piano and orchestra gets more clear, I will "pianize" the piano stuff much more, whereas the orchestral stuff will become more about the color and secondary melodies. So you're right on, and hopefully what I can write next will help with this more simple/rock sound.

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dirigent said 4047 days ago (July 24th, 2008)
Piano Concerto
Wonderful performance, enjoyed it a lot :-)
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I received a B.A. in Music and Drama/Dance from Bard College, and a M.A. in Music from NYU. My music has been performed at Weill Hall, Merkin Hall, the Harmonie Club, and by such groups as the Da Capo Chamber Players and the American Symphony Orches... [see more]

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