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    [–] Looking for a concert program for the upcoming semester Creedelback 1 points ago in classicalmusic

    Aarre Merikanto is, I think, an underrated/underplayed composer. I believe he was one of Rautavaara's composition teachers.

    I particularly like his 3rd piano concerto. But if you don't have time to find a soloist, he has a set of 10 pieces for Orchestra that has some cool stuff in it.

    [–] Eeeh? Creedelback 1 points ago in WTF

    Introducing the all new Porch 911.

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    Kid almost won that round of hide and seek.

    [–] 2 or 4 horns for a violin concerto? Creedelback 2 points ago in classicalmusic

    You might get a better response from r/composer but I'll throw in my 2 cents.

    It depends on a few things. One is obviously the range and prominence your brass section will play in the piece.

    It also depends on the difficulty of the horn parts and how many players you may need to divvy them up amongst. For example, it can be tricky for horns to jump between certain intervals or play for long stretches of time. One solution is to score it in such a way that the players can avoid the jumps or play more manageable segments.

    But I will add that I've never written an orchestral piece by sitting down with a 15-stave pad of staff paper and just start writing out "what's in my head." Realistically, at least for me, it doesn't work that way. Very few of us are Mozart no matter how much we wish we were.

    I always start with a piano version or 2-piano version and make a few notes here and there pointing out the timbre I want, like "flutes" or "brass".

    Also, if you haven't already, you should read Rimsky-Korsakov's book on orchestration.

    [–] This deep dish pizza my work got me for my birthday. (It's actually a cake!) Creedelback 2 points ago in interestingasfuck

    Now I'm hungry. But not sure if I want to go to Lou Malnati's for pizza or Portillo's for chocolate cake.

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    That's gross. Who knows where that finger has been.

    [–] This Tesla funeral car in Norway Creedelback 1 points ago in mildlyinteresting

    The coolest thing about this hearse is that the deceased can sit in the driver's seat and the car will drive itself to the cemetery.

    [–] How to brush - lesson 101 Creedelback 49 points ago in funny

    Must be an Oral-D brush.

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    Damn that Carl Gallagher.

    [–] This hotel we stayed in recently has had the same wallpaper for over 180 years. Creedelback 1 points ago in mildlyinteresting

    Do the Houses of Parliament still have the same wallpaper? Because if not, they need to take down that sign or else they're just a bunch of rotten liars.

    [–] WTF is going on here Creedelback 7 points ago * (lasted edited 2 days ago) in WTF

    Must be a promotional stunt for the new film Jurassic Wars ep. I: The Homecoming of the Lost Dark Knight Menace

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    Jeff Gyoungblum

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    I need that in washing machines and bananas please.

    [–] Can anyone help me with a breakdown of how to work with this measure? From Scarlatti K.466 in F Minor Creedelback 2 points ago in piano

    Let's break it down into 8ths:

    1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - &  - 4   - &    
    D - E - F - C - G - Bb - a/f - g/e

    I'm not at a keyboard so I'm not sure what the optimal fingering would be. You could maybe get away with a 1 - 1 on the E - F. Or maybe a 4-5 finger exchange on the melody line. You'll have to play with it.