"Nice piece so far, Mikhail. I like how it sounds so far. From just listening to it, a lot of the piano part sounds extremely difficult or maybe even impossible to play on the piano, although I might have to actually look at the score to understand…"
"Well, I worked on a collaborative opera with two friends over the Internet, as well as a twelve-tone piece for bassoon and piano that was performed by a friend of mine. Only problem is, I don't know how to attach PDF and mp3 files to a comment."
"Zachary thank you for your opinion :) "Gravity" is an image from my suite and I put contrast between the images. I decided to make each image in one character, so "Gravity" has only mystic and deep character, and the next image…"
Composing / Arranging, Film Scoring / Soundtracks, Music History, Performing
My musical instrument(s):
Piano / keyboard, Voice
My other musical interests, styles, and instruments are:
Viola, musical saw, recorder, mountain dulcimer, sometimes percussion
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
My favorite composers are Stravinsky, Beethoven, and Glass. Other composers/authors that have ended up inspiring my work include Lewis Carroll, Bach, Reich, Ernst Krenek, Lennon/McCartney, Grant Kirkhope, Vivaldi, Unsuk Chin, Paris Lavidis, Cage, Pink Floyd, Bartok, Brad Balliett, and Robinson McClellan.
In addition to Symphony No. 1, here are some other samples of my work, including performances by DZ4 and the Metropolis Ensemble. If you haven't already, check out the Metropolis ensemble. They're awesome. http://184.108.40.206/ZTDsamples6-16-13/
Zachary thank you for your opinion :) "Gravity" is an image from my suite and I put contrast between the images. I decided to make each image in one character, so "Gravity" has only mystic and deep character, and the next image (I'll post later) is movable and differs with its character.