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Complete Video Score of Romantic Symphony
Last post Sat, Mar 21 2020 by William, 6 replies.
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Posted on Sun, Mar 08 2020 04:33
by William
Joined on Sun, Nov 24 2002, USA, Posts 5513

I have already posted this here in audio, but since I finished a video of the acual score I thought I might mention it.  I am attempting to interest a conductor in performing it live, though of course that is not the norm for composers these days....  

Romantic Symphony  

Posted on Mon, Mar 09 2020 09:34
by Fabio Biolcati
Joined on Tue, Aug 06 2013, Posts 161

Had such a good time listening to the whole of your Romantic Symphony.
Well written and rendered — just that harp in the 1st Movement, sounds a bit loud in the mix from here.
Great effort. Bravo.

Fabio Biolcati
SE1 Bundle, SE2&3 Strings; Notion5; Tannoy Reveal 501a
Posted on Mon, Mar 09 2020 16:02
by tchampe
Joined on Wed, Apr 25 2018, Posts 76

This is weird, Bill. I happen to be listening to the Romantic Symphony right now on Spotify! I'd switch over to your video so I could follow along on the score but I have to maintain at least the facade that I'm working; I can listen to music in the "background" as long as I at least have something work related on the screen. Guess that goes for the VSL website, too! Bye...

Tom

Posted on Tue, Mar 10 2020 00:47
by William
Joined on Sun, Nov 24 2002, USA, Posts 5513

That is funny Tom.  Fabio you may be right on that harp. In preparing this I also noticed the cellos might be too low overall in level. I guess if you hear something often enough you will notice more and more things to be corrected but after awhile it becomes too difficult... this notated score was an absolute nightmare to do typos and corrections on.  Each time I thought it was correct I would find another five!!! 

Posted on Sat, Mar 21 2020 04:49
by jasensmith
Joined on Tue, Jan 15 2008, Arizona, Posts 1576
Well William, you may have out did yourself with this Tour de force.

I really don't know what to say. I mean everything you post on the forum is guaranteed to something worth listening to.

I thought the organ in the last movement was a nice touch. I didn't see that coming. It was refreshing to hear in a Romantic context.

Was this done in one recording or by separate movements?

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it."
- W.C. Fields
Posted on Sat, Mar 21 2020 18:17
by William
Joined on Sun, Nov 24 2002, USA, Posts 5513

thanks for all those nice comments Jasen - the movements I recorded separately, though I do have one large MIDI file  

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