Concerto progress

I think I finally got past my composer’s block on my piano concerto. It’s still slow-going: I have 45 seconds more to show you since last time. Still, here is the current third movement. I plan to keep it low tension for another thirty seconds or so, then build to a quick climax and calm back down again for the main low tension section. From there, we’ll see where it goes. Feedback welcome.

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2 thoughts on “Concerto progress

  1. This sounds like Star Wars meets Benny Hill to me. That isn’t to say that it isn’t good, or that I don’t like it. It does feel a little overly structured. Are you experimenting with contrasting moods? You seem to have a dramatic theme played by the other instruments, especially violin and flute, contrasted with the piano.

    Juxtaposing these two themes, the dramatic and the genki(Japanese: cheerful, energetic, and somewhat annoying), is an interesting approach. However, you seem to be doing a double justaposition here by juxtaposing the difference between the two themes with the sameness of the structure. I think that what this piece needs is more spontaneity.

    Keep up the good work!

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