16 Levels of Piano Composition: Easy to Complex
submitted 1 year ago by magnora7 from (youtube.com)
view the rest of the comments →
[–]fred_red_beans 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (1 child)
While interesting, and she is obviously practiced, I think this video shows that increased complexity does not equate to increased expression.
[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (0 children)
I agree. Too much complexity (as she defined it) ended up being more of a demonstration, than actually being listenable and interesting. Or perhaps it's just because she crammed too much complexity in to such a short piece, and if that level of complexity was spread out over a 3 minute piece, it'd be better?
I think in the end, each type of complexity is just another tool that can be used. And just like carpentry, you don't have to use every single tool every single time you build something.
use the following search parameters to narrow your results:
e.g. sub:pics site:imgur.com dog
sub:pics site:imgur.com dog
advanced search: by author, sub...
~3 users here now