Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

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Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

Post by MBemmels » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:04 pm

Hi everyone,

Here is my new composition for solo guitar: Confectionary Sonata. The three movements are based on the traditional nursery rhymes "The Muffin Man," "Hot Cross Buns" and "Pat-a-Cake"

Confectionary Sonata:
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Andante Sostenuto
III. Allegro

A link to the score:

Thanks for listening! :)

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Re: Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

Post by bert » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:45 pm

Great idea to use these nursery rhymes and doing that so well. I'm only familiar with the Muffin Man, but the combination of the tune with the harmonisation is working very well. The whole sonata reminds me of some arrangements of Verdi pieces I one heard. Awesome job you did.

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Re: Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

Post by Stephen Kenyon » Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:52 pm

Well I must say this is extremely well done, you've made not just a sonata out of cake-themed nursery rhymes but a 'confection' of classical style out of it and it works very very well. I do hope you will have a go at a sonata using a more personal language and your own themes.
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Re: Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:07 pm

:bravo: Very impressed :casque:
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Bemmels, Michael - Confectionary Sonata - Video

Post by spanishguitarmusic » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:43 pm

Very beautiful playing! I totally enjoyed listening to you play! Thank you for sharing this video.

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