Argh!

Getting back into this after a week off is going to take some time. I won’t loose the ethos but it’s a little foreign to me. Specifically I’m having trouble playing it musically on the piano. And I”m full of wrong notes! The piece is very close...

Confession

For the last many days I haven’t been composing. Damn it! I had too much pressure doing other things and I just didn’t have the calm to compose. I hope to reverse this soon. Most of the stress is over with now. In fact, I’m going to work on this a...

New Idea (slightly) for Ending

I think one idea is that the dominant note of this piece is the low C on the piano. Everything goes up from there, and this makes it near impossible for me to go there from a Dc and have this be any sort of real arrival. So I figure my second to last chord, which...

Something

I was able to recall the melody for this section, so I’m all set there. Now I have to write the harmony. That shouldn’t be too bad. I”m still a bit ill as ease that my right hand has nothing to do yet except for the little tunes it has here and there...

The Nothing

So far today I’ve had a case of the nothing. I didn’t have any structured elements to today, such as a piano lesson, and that sort of kept me from fully waking up. I am going to see if I can get anything out tonight. Bad news for me – I lost the...

Db and C

Fire can be seen pretty easily as a piece where sections are clearly defined by key, and key is savagely defined by my bass riff. So C1 F Bb and Eb are essentially done, leaving only Db and C2. for Db I think I’m going to write a fugue that’s a lot like...