My mostly orchestral etudes (Sonatina, Guitarix, etc.)

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My mostly orchestral etudes (Sonatina, Guitarix, etc.)

Postby Lyberta » Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:28 am

So I usually don't give out names to my compositions and just number them

Here they are: https://lyberta.net/stuff/music/etudes/

This can be the official comment thread because I don't have comments on site because reasons.

I also will update this thread when new etude comes out.
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Re: My Etudes

Postby GMaq » Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:07 pm

Hi,

I haven't had time to listen to all of them yet but what I've heard so far are very impressive! Very nice melodic ideas and arrangements and the orchestral sounds are very good, thanks for sharing!

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Re: My Etudes

Postby analoq » Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:50 am

I listened to most of these today while I was doing some light reading. I think you're getting some good sounds out of your setup and they're nicely balanced. What I would work on next if I were you, is employing more counter-melodies. Usually you only have one melody going on at a time which is fine, but some strategically placed melodies that run counter to the main melody would make these more interesting to listen to. Espcially for the orchestral styled tracks.

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Re: My Etudes

Postby Lyberta » Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:49 pm

Etude 14 updated.

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Re: My Etudes

Postby Grzyby15 » Tue May 05, 2015 9:05 am

Really nice etudes. I listened to it at work:)

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Re: My Etudes

Postby AlexTheBassist » Sat May 30, 2015 4:30 am

What sample banks do you use?
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Re: My Etudes

Postby Lyberta » Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:10 pm

Sonatina Symphonic Orchestra mostly.

Also, updated many tracks.

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Re: My Etudes

Postby AlexTheBassist » Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:01 am

analoq wrote: What I would work on next if I were you, is employing more counter-melodies. Usually you only have one melody going on at a time which is fine, but some strategically placed melodies that run counter to the main melody would make these more interesting to listen to. Espcially for the orchestral styled tracks.


It is called counterpoint. When I was a medical college student, I've been told about it at musical theory lessons. It's a must if you write orchestral pieces, because harmony and a single voice melody over it can't be considered an orchestration at all. Common orchestration can have up to three counterpoints along with lead voice. More is possible, but it won't sound good at all.
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Re: My Etudes

Postby analoq » Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:27 pm

AlexTheBassist wrote:It is called counterpoint. When I was a medical college student, I've been told about it at musical theory lessons.

You may call it counterpoint, I chose otherwise as to not be conflated with certain baroque species of counterpoint.

AlexTheBassist wrote:Common orchestration can have up to three counterpoints along with lead voice. More is possible, but it won't sound good at all.

No need to impose limits on one's creativity. "Sound good" is subjective. Cacophony is desirable in some contexts. Also I think Bach's 6-part Ricercare sounds quite good.

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Re: My Etudes

Postby Lyberta » Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:27 am

Etude 20 released, 14 updated.

Btw guys, I'm self-taught, I'm taking small steps at a time.

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Re: My Etudes

Postby Lyberta » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:28 pm

Etude 23 released.

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Re: My Etudes (Sonatina, Guitarix, etc.)

Postby Lyberta » Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:05 am

Etude 24 released.

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Postby Lyberta » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:20 pm

Etude 25 released.

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Re: My Etudes (Sonatina, Guitarix, etc.)

Postby Lyberta » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:05 am

Etude 26 released.
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Re: My mostly orchestral etudes (Sonatina, Guitarix, etc.)

Postby Lyberta » Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:46 am

Just a small note. I didn't give a proper attention to the licenses of the samples I was using. I will be relicensing most of the tracks.


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