singularity wrote:...I'm not sure I like the lack of the main theme, but you do have repeatable motive throughout. Although it still needs some polishing in essence I like the song.
What I don't like is your criticism of rules on Delcamp and person who gave you honest answer about the song, ON YOUR REQUEST, on that other forum. Just speak up your mind here, you'll find lots of likeminded people here. Some are not going to agree with you but how else are you going to grow. When you ask people for a favor (to play your song) you're more likely to get "traction" if you're kind and polite. As it is, I'd be reluctant to post recording of your song with suggestions/ criticism.
Yes, thanks for your answer.
About the lack of main theme, I find not necessary, because is an Etude, not a Sonata. Is a piece with pedagogical and technical issues, fingerings, dissonant chords (even in this tonal environment, where the harmony modulates freely), arpeggios, etc. We have a lot of etudes for instruments that actually don't have a main theme, and are constructed over arpeggios, fingerings and harmonic devices.
My criticism and comments in other forums are under my own responsibility, and each one is free to share thoughts, positives or negatives. I did'nt offend anybody, I didn't mention names nor nicknames. Barely situations and personal disagreements, that are completely normal, since we are human beings and we think in different ways. My criticism was not about people, as you said, is about words, ideas, and situations. You are exposing myself here (you don't have that right), ignoring I conctaced via PRIVATE message one of the moderators (about rules), and Cipher, the first replay to this thread, about my piece. I accepted the rules and I answer the questions privately.
I think, as a composer, I can be critic about critics too (we live in democratic countries, isn't it?), where we don't see any technical issue, and we receive questions, asking if we have training in composition or not. That's not a critic indeed, and don't makes me grow up.
Your discussion about form, and theme, was absolutely technical, we can talk about that and explain some "singularities" in order to make some differences between Etudes and other musical forms. We can discusse about harmony, modulation, dissonance, darkness and brighness moments in this piece, playability on classical guitar (I wrote this on electric guitar, originally, cause that reason I join this forum), etc etc.
Discussion about composition must to be technical. In other way, we would fall in low level discussions, everyone saying if like it or not, if the harmony is pretty or ugly... is you are good or bad composer... I hope we are not children.