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Paul T McGraw's Recent Activity

  1. Paul T McGraw liked Sam Miller's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Why not start now? You'd take a temporary hit in your speed, but I suspect it would come back relatively quickly.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  2. Paul T McGraw liked Mattia Chiappa's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Not a pianist either! After getting a degree in guitar performance and I realized I wanted to be a composer so a couple of years ago I...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  3. Paul T McGraw liked Mauro Pantin's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Guitar player here. I am also a music major and had to take piano lessons there, too. I find them sufficient to accomplish most tasks....

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  4. Paul T McGraw liked Doug Gibson's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Hi Paul My first composition mentor does not play piano, and he is a virtuoso. I think you would really like his music too...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  5. Paul T McGraw replied to the thread Khachaturian - Orchestration Exercise.

    @Doug Gibson that was truly lovely. Obviously in live performance there would be considerable rubato. This piece seems to me to be a...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:21 PM
  6. Paul T McGraw liked Doug Gibson's post in the thread Khachaturian - Orchestration Exercise.

    Got up early today and did a orchestration of a simple melody by Khachaturian [MEDIA]

    Jun 21, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  7. Paul T McGraw replied to the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    I was a music major, and I did have to take keyboard as part of my degree, but I did not keep it up. I wish I had continued to develop...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:08 AM
  8. Paul T McGraw liked Patrick McClanahan's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    I'm not a piano player either. I wish I was however. If I could find the time, I would definitely up my skill level as I believe it...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:01 AM
  9. Paul T McGraw liked Sam Miller's post in the thread Any other non-Piano Folks?.

    Hey Paul, I'm another non-piano person...sort of. I started with trumpet and guitar, but when I started to compose I 'bit the bullet'...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:01 AM
  10. Paul T McGraw replied to the thread Mixing orchestra - Reverbs, EQs and other tricks.

    Aaron, I am sending you a PM.

    Jun 20, 2018 at 6:49 PM
  11. Paul T McGraw replied to the thread Composing PowerTip #23,667.

    Sorry, I should have specified better quality blockbuster scores. And they would not have to be very, very recent. I just don't think...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 6:32 PM
  12. Paul T McGraw posted a new thread.

    Any other non-Piano Folks?

    I do not play piano or any other keyboard instrument. I used to play various instruments and I sang. Now at 65 no more instrument...

    Forum: Tips, Tricks & Talk

    Jun 20, 2018 at 3:52 PM
  13. Paul T McGraw replied to the thread Composing PowerTip #23,667.

    Way to go Mike! That was an awesome video. I will readily admit to having my own personal struggles in this area. If you have time, I...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 3:45 PM
  14. Paul T McGraw liked Mike Verta's post in the thread Composing PowerTip #23,667.

    [MEDIA]

    Jun 20, 2018 at 3:18 PM
  15. Paul T McGraw liked Doug Gibson's post in the thread Euphonium Quartet!.

    Oh yes...... I have spent years doing that thing. Won a lot and lost more. It's a whole topic unto itself. It does. I used to say...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 2:56 PM