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Playing a Piece I wrote in orchestra!!! :)

Joshua Iyer

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Published: December 16, 2013 at 9:40 PM [UTC]

So today in orchestra class, after listening through Prism stuff, we played through my "King of the Aliens Symphony" that I composed just a couple of months ago! It was incredibly exciting to play a piece that I wrote and hear the sound through the orchestra - a REAL orchestra. Obviously, we were just sight-reading it, so there were some problems, but overall it sounded really cool. My teacher had the violas, cellos, and basses play first at the beginning, and I could hear these really cool chords in those instruments. Then the violins joined in, and it was awesome! It seemed everybody really enjoyed the piece (we managed to get to the end) and we'll work more on it next year (in January) possibly. I have some things to fix in the parts, since Finale screwed everything up, especially in the first violin part. So yeah! Just wanted to mention this really exciting rehearsal. I can't wait when we start to really rehearse it more, since today we were just playing through it. :)

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