Written by Joshua Iyer
Published: April 13, 2014 at 9:54 PM [UTC]
With the actual music itself, the orchestra within my pencil sketch included flutes, bassoons, oboes, harp, piano, and strings, with prominent violin and cello things. On the computer, I added some percussion, like wood blocks, tambourine, log drums, and bell tree (that 'woosh!' sound). All the instruments reflect the sounds of the forest I heard while outside, stepping on sticks, listening to the rustle of the wind, orchestra of the birds, flow of the brook... And I hope you will enjoy it too, when I'm done! :)
UPDATE: Tonight, from 7:45pm-8:45pm, as rain fell from my window, I had a fantastic violin playing session! I tried out the forest piece, but I got really excited at the end of my session, when I played Vivaldi's "Summer", the infamous third movement. I remembered David Garrett's performance of the piece, and had some fun with it. So yeah! I got really excited on the violin today. Just in time for Tuesday's concert I'm playing in! :)
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