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Discussion in 'Critique & Feedback' started by Mattia Chiappa, May 21, 2020.

  1. Hi everybody! It's been so long since I've shared a piece here, I was starting to feel really bad.

    Here's something I just finished

    I wrote this after transcribing these 2 pieces which are both quite close to each other

  2. You nailed the genre. I say genre because those two pieces are of course based on Holiday for Strings, which spawned its own sort of micro genre in Hollywood. It's been used a lot—as in Tucker—to reference 1950's pop commercialism. That's why those two pieces are so similar. Here's the original 1955 version:

    Methinks at least partially inspired by Tchaikovsky:

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  3. Thanks! Of course, I'm familiar with the piece holiday for strings :). I very much enjoy the genre along with all music from the 50s. This is my favourite piece from the era


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