[LAU] The Parting Glass

Gerald Mwangi gerald.mwangi at gmx.de
Thu Jan 21 11:17:50 UTC 2016

Hi Will,
The instrumentation is great in that it supports the singer, without 
putting it's self in front of the singer. I listened to some of the 
competition and the original stem, and I like yours the most.
Gerald /JimsonDrift

On 19.01.2016 23:23, Will Godfrey wrote:
> Over on Soundcloud Mark Bennett has posted an acapella recording of a
> traditional Irish ballad, as an open collaboration project.
> I found this song totally captivating so decided to try my hand.
> This is what I achieved. I hope you like it.
> http://www.musically.me.uk/music/The_Parting_Glass.ogg
> Mark hasn't set any time limit so I'm sure he'd welcome more entries.
> For those interested in such things...
> I loaded Mark's audio into Rosegarden then played along on a MIDI keyboard.
> The nature of the song meant that cheating with copy/paste wasn't an option
> (which is actually a good thing) so I played through multiple times until I
> had a feeling for the whole piece, then built up track by track.
> In order of appearance:
> Mark (of course)
> Rushes
> Wide Bass + Ghost Ensemble
> Moor Drums
> Post Horn
> Ghost Ensemble in particular has a very slow attack, and Rosegarden's 'jog'
> command came in very handy.

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