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High Council of Archons

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6 76 Fractal Harmony Generation
by fuguestate
Aug 24, 2018 21:31:47 GMT

Inner Circle Of Artists

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A restricted discussion area for the inner circle of composers and artists who have created a Featured Composer page, contributed their music, and have actively participated in the forum. This board is visible only to members of the Artists Group.

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6 52 Composers Forum Radio Repertoire
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 15, 2018 12:32:20 GMT
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Cloaked discussion board.

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Administrator's Announcements

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Feb 26, 2019 17:45:02 GMT
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Site Announcements

Sub-board: Contest #002: Prelude and Double Fugue

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Aug 7, 2018 1:37:01 GMT
No New Posts Contest #001: Music in Two Movements

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6 100 Contest 001 Winners' Circle
by The Ghost of Sebastian
Sept 17, 2016 3:47:06 GMT

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Have a suggestion for site improvement? Do you think we need another topic category? Not every suggestion will be implemented, but each will be read and considered by site administration.

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Featured Composers

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Start a thread here on - You. Post your blurb here, or write your autobiography. Link to your website, Soundcloud, Youtube, or whatever you like; This is your promotional page, in addition to your profile. Please post only one thread per member. This category is offered to put you, the members first and foremost, in the spotlight. Stop in an introduce yourself to another member.

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44 165 Dedicated to those who are fond of «cocaine» symphonies
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Feb 13, 2019 11:29:19 GMT
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Please submit links to your MP3 tracks here for consideration to be uploaded to our Composers Forum Radio. This is an ongoing project and, due to regulations governing how frequently particular artists or tracks may be repeated, we will need to amass a minimum amount of material to launch the station.

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3 63 Composers Forum Radio submissions
by RoZita
Jan 20, 2019 20:45:23 GMT
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Submit your Soundcloud tracks here to be reposted in our Soundcloud group.

40 68 Pawel Siek : Шестaя мелодия : The Sixth Melody
by marcolucius
Dec 23, 2018 13:05:14 GMT
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96 125 Canto No.1 for String Orchestra
by leonbaird
Nov 15, 2018 0:13:08 GMT
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1 2 13 Lucky Fantasies: II
by goliathsinister
Jun 27, 2018 18:27:40 GMT
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Members' Blogs

4 10 Elias Luukkanen - Artificial Intelligence Composing Orch..
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Aug 16, 2018 14:59:26 GMT

Members' Music

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Post a link to your music here if you would like other members to just listen and/or provide commentary and feedback. A score is not required for submissions to this board.

69 285 String Qt. #1
by Gx
Dec 18, 2018 6:00:04 GMT
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Post a link to your MP3, Soundcloud, or Youtube, and a PDF score here, to receive analysis and critique of your composition. Posting of a score is required for submissions to this category. You might also consider posting your MIDI, Finale or Sibelius files in addition to your PDF.

19 115 Sonatina for Piano in A minor (2015)
by maharani
Jan 11, 2019 4:26:47 GMT
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Submit your project here if you wish to have others collaborate, add to, or make suggested changes to your score, MIDI, DAW project, or mix. Requests for scores, or conversely, requests for performers may be made here.

3 6 Fugue Interrupted - Feedback requested
by The Ghost of Sebastian
Feb 21, 2016 9:17:21 GMT

Discussion Forum

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No New Posts Compositional Techniques

Discuss matters of theory, counterpoint, harmony, structure, and orchestration here.

4 60 Fractal Music
by goliathsinister
Aug 13, 2018 18:33:20 GMT
No New Posts Applied Music

Discuss matters of musicianship, performance, applied technique, orchestration and arranging here.

11 26 Shirley Meyer Blankenship : Harp Legacy Project
by The Ghost of Fyodorovich
Aug 28, 2018 16:43:14 GMT
No New Posts Music Technology

Discuss matters related to hardware, software, VST, DAW, and production and mastering here.

16 49 AI & Music
by ash
Oct 25, 2018 7:55:29 GMT
No New Posts Commercial and Professional Composing

Discuss all aspects of expressing your innermost artistic passions for cold, hard cash.

9 22 Periapsis Music and Dance
by The Ghost of Fyodorovich
Jul 20, 2018 7:00:39 GMT
No New Posts Aesthetics and Philosophical Debate

Composers argue quite often about what is good, or not, and why. Traditional Diatonicism vs Avant Garde Atonality. This is the board for such debate.

6 121 Infinite Divisibility
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 31, 2018 8:35:23 GMT
No New Posts Musicology, Composers, and History

Discussions of music history, composers, compositions, or their schools, styles, and eras.

7 53 19 EDO and Mean Tone Temperaments
by fuguestate
Sept 1, 2018 15:15:03 GMT
No New Posts General Discussion

A catchall for miscellaneous discussions not necessarily pertaining to music, including current events, news, etc.

12 45 Current Favourite Symphony, or symphonic work?
by fuguestate
Sept 14, 2018 15:39:10 GMT

Русские разделы - Russian Language Boards

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4 4 Роман Галиев - "Так вслушиваясь..." Композитор Роман Галиев.
by The Ghost of Sebastian
Aug 7, 2018 1:29:14 GMT
No New Posts Обсуждение и сравнение композиторов и стилей

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1 1 Обучающая викторина классической музыки CQuiz
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Apr 11, 2015 5:58:22 GMT
No New Posts Теория музыки, композиция, оркестровка

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1 4 Ограничения исполнения
by Alexey Arkhipenko
Aug 27, 2015 20:20:01 GMT
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2 2 Как добиться реалистичного звучания виртуальных инструментов
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Jul 31, 2015 18:54:45 GMT
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1 1 Международный Конкурс Композиторов
by The Ghost of Sebastian
Oct 13, 2017 7:12:12 GMT
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2 3 Есть ли русские члены?
by Avalon
Jul 17, 2018 18:15:15 GMT

Deutsch Diskussionsforum

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1 1 Edgar Mann
by spukderblutgasse
Aug 18, 2018 17:05:46 GMT
No New Posts Professionelles Komponieren und Orientierung am Markt

Hier in diesem Bereich geht es vordergründig um den Austausch über Erfahrungen im Musikgeschäft

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3 3 Internationale Gesellschaft für Neue Musik
by spukderblutgasse
Aug 8, 2018 2:42:21 GMT
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Wie der Oberbegriff schon vermuten lässt - hier geht es um einen Austausch hinsichtlich moderner Musikproduktion, die ja bekanntlich am Computer stattfindet.

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1 2 Musikproduktion: ein nützlicher Leitfaden und Tipps zur Ausr
by spukderblutgasse
Jul 18, 2018 6:03:28 GMT

Foro de Discusión en Español

The Library

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1 1 Jorge Luis Borges - Labrynths
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 13, 2018 4:13:21 GMT

The Gallery

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1 1 M.C Escher Gallery
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 18, 2018 19:14:58 GMT

The Dungeon

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So absurd, esoteric, or peculiar as to defy categorization? Post it here.

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11 55 Tassili Plateau petroglyph
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 16, 2018 18:10:18 GMT
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4 32 Musicians and Politics
by Kristofer Emerig
Aug 13, 2018 4:38:53 GMT
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9 84 Avalon vs Dexter
by Mr Pin
Aug 19, 2018 16:42:35 GMT
No New Posts Places of Exile

Sub-boards: Quaranta Giorni, Link Spam Island

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by The Ghost of Sebastian
Jul 11, 2018 4:15:09 GMT
No New Posts Lurkers' Lair

With so many lurkers and unregistered guest visitors, it seems we need a board on which they may share. This is it.

7 316 Fredrick Zinos Banished from Fallen Ning Site!
by The Ghost of Fyodorovich
Aug 12, 2018 17:07:37 GMT


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The Ghost of Sebastian: Pay for hosting? Proboards should pay us for scintillating content such as this. Jun 21, 2018 6:58:46 GMT
Pawel N: Correction: giant keys and Varese have taken over the forum. However, the keys sound better. Jun 28, 2018 0:51:58 GMT
Pawel N: @goliath : The Reddit group was rebooted (wiped out) with the regime change. Jun 28, 2018 19:59:13 GMT
Aleks C Werner: Not entirely. Rumour has it a TOS violation due to a massive Civil Flamewar which erupted - that was before the regime change. Jun 29, 2018 22:36:49 GMT
Pawel N: You may be conflating this board's with the history of Easter Island. Almost all of the first diaspora came from r/composers. No indications of internal strife there, hence, no support for the "civil flamewar" narrative. Jun 29, 2018 23:11:06 GMT
goliathsinister: Yes, the entire history of the rift is detailed in the three volume set, "A Brief History of Would-be Professionals Who Spent Way Too Much Time on Internet Forums". Jul 1, 2018 12:27:11 GMT
Patel N: There's no end to the disinformation and misunderstanding which abounds on the net. Jul 1, 2018 21:38:20 GMT
Avalon: If you're looking for factual accuracy, the last place you should probably be hanging out on is the internet. Jul 2, 2018 8:47:31 GMT
Pawel N: ..or this site, especially! Jul 14, 2018 21:52:33 GMT
Avalon: @spuk. It took a while with the name, but I get it now. Very clever. Jul 19, 2018 5:30:42 GMT
spukderblutgasse: Many thanks. Jul 22, 2018 10:23:51 GMT
goliathsinister: I am able to log in now. Aug 6, 2018 16:40:59 GMT
Kristofer Emerig: I couldn't login successfully for a week or so. Indonesian connexion? Aug 8, 2018 23:04:50 GMT
jswmusic: Good morning everyone - new to this Aug 10, 2018 10:12:38 GMT
Avalon: Hi JSW! The chat doesn't see much use here, so I didn't notice you down here. Maybe that will change one day. Aug 11, 2018 15:10:06 GMT
Kristofer Emerig: The boards are looking smart these days! I must get my music computer put back together soon. I come here, and it makes me want to write again. Aug 13, 2018 4:03:53 GMT
Kristofer Emerig: Okay.. I'll be back to ravage the boards later. Adieu, friends. Aug 13, 2018 4:41:11 GMT
felixmills: Hello Composers- I work with Canadian contemporary music company, Soundstreams. We showcase the work of Canadian and international composers. Please see my thread in Composer Opportunities! Felix Mills www.soundstreams.ca Sept 4, 2018 16:54:10 GMT *
fuguestate: Yawn Sept 12, 2018 18:10:47 GMT
fuguestate: Truly slow here. Does anything here move faster than glacial pace?! Oct 17, 2018 0:16:31 GMT
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