Or, listen to "Der Ewige Sturzbach (850KB)**", performed by I'lana Cotton. I composed this right after I learned about counterpoint. Thus another example of neo-convert enthusiasm: when all you have is counterpoint, everything looks like a cantus. The first theme is a tiny snippet from a work by Bach. Roughly translated, the title reads "The Eternal Tumbling Mountain Brook." The 'eternal' is for my taking an entire year to finish the piece. The 'brook' (in German 'Bach') is a tribute to the composer. 'Tumbling,' because I started with Bach and then went downhill. A big 'Thank you, ' though, to my composition teacher I'lana, who stemmed the downward slide. I imagine her teeth all worn out from the weekly secret grinding during our lesson.
** If your player cannot play the piece, try this larger, but fixed-bitrate version (1.5MB).
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