My string quintet. Would love your expert feedback on its playability.

January 18, 2019, 8:37 AM · https://youtu.be/pNLAcjaMeXc

I'm writing a quintet combining "old" and "new": sonata forms, blues forms, bitonality, modality, swing, stravinskian spasms...

I'm a self-taught pianist and composer, so your feedback will help me a lot. The video contains movements I and II. I'd like to read your opinions before continuing.

PDF parts (incl. movement III): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r18rknhkelpsiou/AABKgIz8O22TmIfKegNg5dXja?dl=0

Thank you very much in advance!

Replies (2)

January 18, 2019, 6:54 PM · Greetings and welcome Albert!

I think you are very talented to be able to compose a piece such as this which I enjoyed listening to with the score presented simultaneously. Please finish it up and allow us to hear it in its entirety.

January 18, 2019, 8:49 PM · It's certainly an excellent arthouse display, but I imagine it'd be a lot more fun for the musicians than the audience.

I don't think there'd be any issues with playability.

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