endings are malleable

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Sometime a week ago, there were three parts of Moon of Eris that still needed work – the last development of the B section, how that B section lead to the A’ prime section, and the very ending (I had already written the A’ section a month or so ago because i knew that the B section was going to head there, it was just a matter of how to get there.) I started playing […]

tracking the origins of Moon of Eris

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even though the output of Moon of Eris has been going slower than i would like, the piece and its construction has been constantly running in my head.  As i struggle to work through the construction and development of the B section and the ending, i find myself thinking about potential influences for how the piece is turning out. What’s clear about this B section that’s under development is that what i’m trying to create […]

Side effects of pitched playback on non-pitched pieces

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So I generally don’t put a lot of effort into creating MIDI playback files that sound “genuine” for lack of a better term.  If, for example, i’m writing a piece for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello, i’ll keep MIDI set on the default piano sound because i use MIDI playback pretty much purely for fine-tuning of pacing, trusting my inner ear to tell me more about timbres and textures, and because having imperfect MIDI representations […]