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Classical musician Jordan Randall Smith is a conductor, percussionist, music educator, composer, and writer from Dallas currently living in Baltimore. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Dallas Festival of Modern Music and a Cover Conductor with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

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revised Bars 32-37 in Moonlight sonata first movement
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comment Bars 32-37 in Moonlight sonata first movement
thanks for your feedback! I hope you'll connect with me on fb, twitter, or any other services you might use, links to them are on my profile. I like this site as it is helping me to meet and connect with thoughtful musicians like yourself and I hope to stay in touch with them beyond just one question on stack exchange.
Mar
27
comment Getting my Daughter Started in Music
I came to this question because I was thinking the question was not an appropriate question for this forum (although it is a great question to which I would otherwise want to contribute.) But you have 7k+ experience and you gave a good answer, so maybe I just need to revisit the boundaries for the forum. (Or maybe I have a good point?) Just curious how this fits within the pervue of musical practice and performance.
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answered Bars 32-37 in Moonlight sonata first movement
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awarded  Informed
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comment New myspace: do you have to be member to view other's profile?
fixed it. left out the s.
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revised New myspace: do you have to be member to view other's profile?
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answered New myspace: do you have to be member to view other's profile?
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted What is the process by which singers identify their voice type/fach?
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comment Sources for sight-reading exercises that focus on subdivisions (emphasis on drums)
I hope to write a full reply with an actual answer, but I don't agree with your interpretation of the notation. I think that there are lots of very interesting cases like this but this particular one is actually unnecessarily ambiguous to the performer. Can you "use it in a sentence?" (put it into a full measure of, say, 4/4)? Using elided bracketing like that is something that composers learn to avoid for fear of misinterpretation. We percussionists like it for the challenge. Also, when you explain the values I see 7 notes in the ex. but you only list 6 note values. But cheers overall!
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comment What is the process by which singers identify their voice type/fach?
excellent! bravo!
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revised What is the process by which singers identify their voice type/fach?
adding some specifics ahead of sharing my question out to fb
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comment Temporarily Changing Keys - Which accidentals to use?
Thanks, I hope you'll consider up-voting 1 or more of my comments if they were useful. I would gladly do likewise for your answer revision.
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comment Temporarily Changing Keys - Which accidentals to use?
if my answer was helpful, I hope you will consider accepting my answer, thanks!