[LAU] [music] the relief

Benoît Rouits brouits at free.fr
Wed May 24 12:19:01 UTC 2017

Le 24/05/2017 à 11:52, Louigi Verona a écrit :
> Hey Benoît!
> Let me add some suggestions that might enhance the tune.
> 1. The piano accompaniment could stay as simple as it is, but I would 
> advice playing around with note velocities. Currently all notes are of 
> the same velocity which makes it sound very mechanistic. Instead, one 
> can put emphasis on a dominant note and make the rest quieter, or make 
> velocities change - become quieter or slower. This is especially 
> important when your piano sounds on its own, in the beginning.

Absolutely. I will fine tune velocities next round ;-)

> 2. Compositionally I would not have the piano in the beginning. It is 
> just way too simple for that. The piece is rather slow and I felt that 
> such a slow start might put listeners off. I would also rethink the 
> development of the tune. It sounds like a soundtrack piece, and there is 
> some interesting development in the middle, but this kind of tune could 
> benefit from much more variety, both melodic and compositional. Change 
> of tone, pace could be extremely beneficial here.

Thank you for your comments, i will give another attempt to reorder 
things in the composition.


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