Fong, Rich - Habañero

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Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by oski79 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:35 am

A recording of my piece, "Habañero," with thanks to Eric Cabalo and Maximo Pujol for their help and suggestions. Hopefully you'll think I'm a better composer than player...
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Here's a link to the score:
Habañero
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Erik Zurcher » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:59 am

:bravo: Lovely, Rich! :merci: :bye:
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Kenbobpdx » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:36 pm

Nice composition and great playing.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Big bird » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:41 pm

Good stuff sir. Both composition and performance!
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by lagartija » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:22 pm

:applauso: Don't know why, but I could just imagine you dancing to this one, Rich. :-D Of course with someone else playing for you!
I really liked the B section when the sun comes out. It makes such a nice contrast to the more serious sounding A section.
Very nice work.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:16 pm

I feel like dancing! :casque: :bravo:
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by KeMe » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:24 am

:bravo:
This is a beautiful arrangement of one of my favorite pieces. I love it. :casque:
Thank you for sharing your music with us.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by oski79 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:57 am

lagartija wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:22 pm
:applauso:
I really liked the B section when the sun comes out. It makes such a nice contrast to the more serious sounding A section.
Very nice work.
:merci:
That's the mood shift I was looking for, and that's also exactly how Eric described the tune going from A minor to A major-- like the clouds lifting and the sun coming ou!

Thanks all very much!
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Jeffrey Armbruster » Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:10 pm

Wonderful, Rich; very accomplished writing. I'm picturing the A section as a sultry dance, transitioning to the more exuberant B section.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by oski79 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:25 pm

Jeffrey Armbruster wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:10 pm
Wonderful, Rich; very accomplished writing. I'm picturing the A section as a sultry dance, transitioning to the more exuberant B section.
Thank you Jeffery. My wife and I took up ballroom dancing a couple of years ago, and I've been trying to write things we can dance to. You got exactly what I'm looking for.
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Phil Lewis » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:17 am

Much nicer than the last habañero I encountered, and with much less screaming and tears.

But seriously, really nice :)
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Vito Simplicio » Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:12 pm

oski79 wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:35 am
Hopefully you'll think I'm a better composer than player...
That's has been my excuse for my playing but I can't say that about this piece, well played too! :bravo: Mr. Fong!

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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Lysiane Chantre » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:44 pm

:okok: I am found of habaneras, and this special one sounds really pleasant :merci: . May we have the partition :contrat: on the forum :discussion: to work :mouton: :chitarrista: ?

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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by oski79 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:09 pm

Lysiane Chantre wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:44 pm
:okok: I am found of habaneras, and this special one sounds really pleasant :merci: . May we have the partition :contrat: on the forum :discussion: to work :mouton: :chitarrista: ?
I assume by "partition" you mean the score? There's a link to it at the bottom of the original post.

Thank you very much! :D
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Re: Fong, Rich - Habañero

Post by Lysiane Chantre » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:55 am

Thank you Oski79 :merci: I'll show it to my teacher :contrat: and begin work on it :chitarrista: :war:

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