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symphony help    18:49 on Saturday, January 13, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

galaxius
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i was goingto write a 7 movement but people have been saying that thats a bit much. is it?

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Re: symphony help    12:10 on Sunday, January 14, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

oboistfrk
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If you can make 7 movements of great music, then that is NOT too much. I would just see how it goes, and if you get to 7, then great.
alex

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Re: symphony help    16:17 on Sunday, January 14, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes
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Re: symphony help    07:05 on Friday, March 02, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Exen
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I personally would say yes, thats a bit much, thats almost a double symphony, but as the poster before me said, if its good music go for it, why not, Mahler had a lot of movements, why cant you right? Just remember to keep the music moving and progressive.

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Re: symphony help    15:47 on Friday, March 09, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

darth-magnius
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it depends on the piece. Cause for Distric Festival we played William Byrd Suite by Gordon Jacob and it was 6 movements long but we played only 3 because of time restraignts but if we had enough time we would have played them all. But if you are going to write a 7 movement piece make sure you have 2 slow-like parts. P.S. If you want some idea of big pieces listen to Planets i dont remeber who made it but it has 9!!! movements
Oh yea send me a copy of your piece if you make one. just message my account and ill give you my email.

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Re: symphony help    03:42 on Saturday, June 09, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

yakko8
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I'm thinking of doing a seven movement piece too!!!!!
One movement for each day of the week...
Of course you can bend the rules and do 7 movements

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Re: symphony help    02:21 on Sunday, June 10, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

oboedude888
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Nice, that would be great! But it will take a long time to write.

It could be one huge masterpiece! Just remember to keep it interesting.

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Re: symphony help    19:21 on Sunday, June 17, 2007 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Nemisys
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nah, dude, as long as you can keep it interesting and can make it work, then it can never be too long, if you've heard Hymnsong on A Phillip Bliss by David Holsinger, it's like 30 minutes long, but it's really amazing.

   

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