[linux-audio-user] Very new and unfinished
cave.dnb at tiscali.fr
Wed Dec 20 16:55:18 EST 2006
On Wednesday 20 December 2006 21:54, Folderol wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Dec 2006 10:10:32 +0100
> Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 11:09:02PM +0000, Folderol wrote:
> > > It sort of conveys the idea of some sort of exotic caravan journey
> > > across the ancient middle east. A small band of friends maybe?
> > http://www.musically.me.uk/music/Orient.ogg
> > Chinese in the alps, I would say ;)
> Well at least someone found SOME Chinese flavour!
> > It's full of volksmusik phrases. If you want to get away
> > from that, you should perhaps study some to not do what
> > they do.
> > 3/4 can only make it hard to get away from that. AFAIK
> > some belly dancing music uses wicked time signatures
> > like 9/8 or 7/8, so consider switching.
> > The chinese touch could be emphasized by working
> > out the pentatonic character, I guess.
> > Aside all that, there's some notes that drag against
> > the beat.
> This is quite deliberate and will need refining, but is done to make
> the melody sound more lazy, almost careless.
> I would like to thank everyone for their comments and suggestions ...
> even though they weren't what I expected!
> I have done more development and the music has rather taken control of
> the direction. I don't think it would have been a good idea to try and
> shoe-horn it into a style it didn't fit. I think that would have
> ended up as a, not very good not very oriental, piece.
> However in recognition of it's starting point I've renamed it 'East To
> West' and I won't even attempt to define a style for it :)
> There is still a lot to do.
> No typos this time!
Apologies for jumping in and updating the URL. Just trying to make it easier
for folks to listen to your latest tune.
Anyway Will, I like your rendition of Silent Night, especially the very nice
key change in the last part of it.
Thanks for sharing.
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