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November 3, 2011 at 12:23 pm UTC

I’m writing a fugue for the second movement of my “Songs of Immortality”, so I’m spending the morning studying different approaches to the form. My god the Bartok is gorgeous, so haunting and complex.

  • Daniel Bayot

    When are you gonna write stuff like this!? :D Though I can see most of your fan-base getting freaked out if you delve into the world of modern music and atonality. xD Personally, I would love to hear you move away from the pretty and towards the haunting and harsh in a piece. Consider it? :)

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