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“Adagio in A Minor” by Tejo Madhavarapu, 12

From the composer: “‘In Adagio in A Minor,’ the rhythm keeps changing under the same time signature of 9/8, with very few common features between different bars. This piece does not maintain a standard rhythm or use lots of closely related ones, so it sounds mostly free-flowing.” The featured artwork is “Keys of Wandering Souls” […]

“Vivace in F Major” by Tejo Madhavarapu, 12

From the composer: “‘Vivace in F major’ is one of my most special compositions. For one thing, it is my shortest. The bigger reason is that it has a time signature of 28/8, and no other piece which I know has a time signature with 28 in the numerator. This makes the piece very unusual.” […]

First Flight, music and poetry by Fern Hadley, 12

First Flight Fern Hadley, 12 https://youtu.be/lFuFj1hQKpE Why not try playing the music for yourself? You can download a PDF copy of all three pages here. The poem First Flight, based on this song, was one of the winners in our Flash Contest #20. Each stanza of the poem describes each section (every four measures) of the […]