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Safe Voyage Home – Allegretto in Bb for Piano

My Allegretto in Bb is finally finished!  Hope you like the video below. Please share it with your friends!

Score available for purchase soon.

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Live recording of music

Here is my first exciting attempt at a live HD video recording a selection of my Piano pieces at the Gosport URC Church (St Columba.)

My wife Fran was the trainee but excellent video recordist!

Summer Storms

Prelude in G

Winter Landscape in C Minor

Short live improvisation

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New Music Coming Soon!

Hi Fans,

I’m making the finishing touches recording and notating  to my latest Piano piece: Allegretto in Bb.  I’ve attached a sample of both the recording and the notation.  Please note, the FULL recording will ONLY be available to my Patrons and of course on the next album – but that may be a while yet!

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Summer time Rhapsody

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Please be my patron with patreon!

Dear friends and fans!

www.patreon.com/paulnoblecomposer

patreonAs a friend and fan of my music, I wondered if you would consider helping me in a small way? I’ve signed up with a very innovative website www.patreon.com/paulnoblecomposer; designed to help struggling composers and songwriters like myself connect and be supported by their fans.

 How does it work?

When you sign up as a patron, you agree to support me with at least $1 (£0.76) per month or more if your feeling particularly generous! – paid through the secure site. (You can cancel any time).

In return, I will be posting creative content some of which is only available to my patrons. This includes MP3 downloads of any new music I write and record; sneak peeks; music videos and Piano scores.


How does your patronage help?

As more patrons sign up, it will mean I can grow what I do as I will be able to dedicate more time and effort.

Secondly, it will give me greater incentive to write, as I know my fans are enjoying the music and excited about the next upcoming track!

PS we have 107 symphonies by the composer Joseph Haydn because of the patronage of  Prince Nikolaus Esterházy.

Please be my patron! I may be the next Classic FM star?

Paul,

 

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Summer time Rhapsody

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Piano score – Summer Storms

Summer Storms in  an impressionistic and dramatic intermediate solo Piano piece probably  influenced by Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas.

To play it well, practice your scales and arpeggios!

In this music, I play around with diminished chords. They are really useful if you want to modulate (change key) to distant keys. They act as a sort of a pivot or bridge.

A sample of the first page can be seen below.  The complete piece can be purchased online from SMP Press.

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How did this piece begin?

How did this piece begin you may ask? The main idea for this piece is the G minor riff heard in the first 8 bars.  (A)

Part A – The exposition

The next 8 bars are a staccato theme in G minor. (B)   When this finished the music  modulates to a flowing theme in Bb (C)  ( the relative major).  The whole exposition is then repeated and changes key to D minor.

Part  B – The Development

The development section of a classical piece is what creates dramatic interest and contrast.

At bar 28  the opening riff  is reiterated in D minor.  Then, it modulates dramatically using diminished chords and ends up in the key of Eb major.

Bar 41 starts a new slow nostalgic and hymn like theme in Eb. (D) This theme is then modulated to the key of A major and develops both melodically and in the accompaniment.

At bar 76 the riff reappears  and modulates the music back to D minor.
Next, we develop the staccato theme quoting both it and it the riff. Bar 96 starts another modulation transition as we use a D7 and G7 chord to change key to C minor.

Bar 100 is a repeat of the previous development idea but now in C minor. It finishes with some diminished chords arriving back the key of G minor.

Part A –  The Recapitulation

At bar 115 the music repeats from the beginning and ends on a  short coda at bar 118.

 

 

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Piano Score for Prelude in G

I’ve finished score for my Prelude in G Major. The Prelude is an impressionistic and chilled Intermediate Piano piece reminiscent of Satie’s Gymnopedie.  To play it well, practice your arpeggios!

A sample of the first page can be seen below.  The complete piece can be purchased online from SMP Press .

prelude

How did this piece begin?

How did this piece begin you may ask? The main idea for this piece started as I played around with a few melodies based on a G Major Seven chord. ( G, B, D with a F#)

Part A – The exposition

The first 20 bars contain the first theme in a variety of forms.  At bar 21  the music  modulates (change key) from the tonic key  (G major) to the dominant and a similar theme in D major starts at bar 28.

Part  B – The Development

At bar 43 the music modulates to D minor and you hear a minor version of the theme with a blues feel to the harmony.

The theme modulates to the relative  F major version at bar 50. (The relative major of D minor).

We change key again at bar 58 arriving in C major or the sub-dominant version of the theme.

Part A –  The Recapitulation

The music modulates back to the tonic key of G major at bar 74 repeating the   whole of first G major section.

The piece ends  at  a short coda with a G blues scale and some jazzy sounding chords. In all, you can think of the piece as a theme and variations – simple really!

Below is a sample of the first page. You can purchase the complete piece at

 

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New Music – Summer Time Storms!

Summer Storms in C Minor

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I’ve been listening to allot of Beethoven lately – what an amazing composer. This piece is a bit of a homage to his Piano music.

In this piece, I’m playing around with diminished chords. They are really useful if you want to modulate (change key) to distant keys. They act as a sort of a pivot or bridge.

I do hope you like it. I would love some feedback. Its a fairly challenging piece and fun to play  – I do have the sheet music if your interested!

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Listen to Inspired NOW!

Listen to my NEW Album ‘Inspired’ here FREE 

listenInspired is my very first Piano album of Neo-Classical music compositions. It is now available on all the major digital music download platforms including: Spotify, Amazon, iTunes etc:

Ten tracks of pure and original Piano tunes – a total of 48 minutes of music performed by yours truly!

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Then, please write a great review on Amazon or iTunes; I would love to hear what the music makes you feel and think because I hope these tracks inspire and encourage you! 

Thank you

More!

New Tune  -Summer Time Rhapsody

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Summer Time Rhapsody

summerWell today I took the day off and finished recording my latest tune ‘Summer Time Rhapsody’.

Its taken about a month to compose. I hope you like it. It’s quite a lively and happy piece and fun to play!  – I do have the sheet music if your interested!

So, now you’ve heard it how did I compose it? Well, its started with the opening riff and I just kept adding! Below is the structure which is in a loose sonata form. See if you can follow as you listen to the music:

Music Plan

Exposition

(Key C) 4 bars   Introduction riff ,   8 bars Main theme A ,     8 bars  Theme B

8 bars Main theme A,  (Key Ab) 8 bars Theme C  ,   8 bars Main theme A  

(Key G)  8 bars Theme D,  Theme D1, Theme D2    modulatory riff    :]  repeat

Development:

(Key A minor)  14 bars Theme E,  14 bars Theme E2 ,  modulatory section (Key G) Theme D2

Recapitulation:

(Key C)  8 bars Main theme A ,     8 bars  Theme B

8 bars Main theme A,  (Key Ab) 8 bars Theme C  ,   8 bars Main theme A    

(Key C)  8 bars Theme D,  Theme D1, Theme D2   Coda

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First review of ‘Inspired’ – by Chris Welch

reviewSo, you know about the angle I am coming from: I am a piano tuner (est.1981), so I am aware of piano and keyboard repertoire.

‘O’ and ‘A’ level music introduced us to Bach’s Brandenburg No 5, Debussy Preludes, some of Chopin and Liszt, Brahms and Rachmaninov.

Glass, Nyman, Einaudi, Elton John, Richard Clayderman?

I thought Richard Clayderman too saccharine; I like some of Elton John’s more inspired songs. I find Glass, Nyman and Einaudi either too repetitive or feel I could compose better. I  produced a double CD in the 90’s.

As Glass, Nyman and Einaudi have similarities – Paul Noble writes at times in similar vein –  I have to accept that the current vibe cannot be denied. Maybe it’s preparing us for what we need?  Which is: to be in touch with our insides more meditatively; and inspiration knows better than any of us what we need next! So, instead of hiding, like it or lump it, it IS what is going on –  what is MEANT TO BE!

The artist in the back yard?

So, having thought along these lines and knowing Paul personally –  which can be a huge stumbling block because everybody tends to ignore “the prophet” or “artist” in their back yard – I have been super enthused the more I have played these tracks.

The variety of material and mood is actually very inventive and the tunes grow on you like pop hooks. Some, are like Joplin’s “Entertainer”, which when it became famous again in the 70s for ‘The Sting’, was sniffily received by classical critics. But ragtime is what it is and you can’t just dismiss a whole genre of inventiveness. “The Entertainer” is one of the finest – having endured over the last 40 years even more so.

A must buy!

reviewWestern intellectuals have this tendency to call deeper emotions: “good classical” and lighter happier expressions as: “vapid”, “lightweight”, “not worthy of critical review”. Because of this insane bias, whole cultures of music are never explored, such as Spanish, Mexican, Cuban and Argentinian music!

So, while not presenting Paul’s album as a Spanish orientated album, you will be taken into many worlds and moods, some overtly Mozartian, others more expressive of Seasons (Winter) or Nature (Spring,  By The Sea, Mountain Top).

This is a MUST BUY , and has a variety of uses, as foreground music, background music, meditation music of substance (yes I DO have a bias against much vapid New Age stuff) and piano music for you to have a go at.

Chris Welch

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