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#332521 - 01/21/16 08:42 PM [User Showcase] Invitation to Impressive Scenery
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Hi All,

This is my new song titled "Invitation to Impressive Scenery". By the title I meant that the song would guide listeners to impressive scenery images in their mind.

The song is divided into 5 parts; 5 different instruments are assigned to each of them with 5 different styles. The first and last parts are accompanied by guitar solo and piano solo respectively . The other three parts between them are accompanied by the full band.

For the songs I had posted so far, I used MIDI tracks only except drums. This time, however, I have used only Real Tracks except the melody track.

You can find the song at the following address.

https://soundcloud.com/hirokata1121/invitation-to-impressive-scenery

I hope you enjoy it.

Lastly, I would like to thank those who listened to my previous songs "First Love" and gave me valuable comments. Though I had not expected that the Japanese vocal version would be well received by the forum members, it turned out I was wrong. I will continue posting Japanese vocal songs when they are available.

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Invitation to Impressive Scenery
Genre: Pop Ballad
Key=C, Tempo: 85
Style, RealDrums and Melody Instrument are as follows.
<Bar 0-16>
Style: _CELTAIR.STY (Solo Acoustic Celtic Air Guitar )
No Drums
Melody: E Guitar PAD (RAPTURE PRO)
<Bar 17-32>
Style: _80SPOPM.STY (80sMedPop w/ AcousticPiano)
RealDrums in style: NashvilleEven8^1-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
Melody: DX Ballade Stack 01 (D-PRO)
<Bar 33-48>
Style: _ELCO085.STY (Slow Clean Electric Guitar Open )
RealDrumsCustom: NashvilleEven8^1-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
Melody: TGC oboe In The Venue (D-PRO)
<Bar 49-64>
Style: _HEPNO85.STY (Dreamy Soft Rock )
RealDrumsCustom: NashvilleEven8^1-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
Melody: 1st and 2nd Violins Espressivo f (D-PRO)
<Bar 65-80>
RealTracks: 1729 Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Accompaniment PopBalladJohnEV110
No Drums
Melody: E Guitar PAD (RAPTURE PRO)

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#332533 - 01/21/16 10:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Another very gentle song, HiroshiK. Nice oriental style for sure.
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#332539 - 01/22/16 01:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: VideoTrack]
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Hi VideoTrack,

Thank you for your comment. Oriental style? My wife said the same thing (Japanese style). Maybe I am the only one that do not notice it smile .

Hiroshi

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#332568 - 01/22/16 07:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Hi Hiroshi,

very nice melody. I liked the
variations. For me it sounds quite
European.
Enjoyable listen.

Guenter
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#332583 - 01/22/16 08:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: boehm]
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Hi Guenter,

Thank you for your comment. I am glad you enjoyed my new song's melody. I am also pleased to know that it sounds quite European for you. It is because I did not intend to write Japanese style music, different from my previous song.

Hiroshi

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#332616 - 01/22/16 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Hiroshi,

This is really pretty music. I like the minor key sound... it's haunting, gentle and pastoral all at the same time.... a pleasure to listen to.

All the best,
Noel

P.S. Don't stop posting your songs in Japanese. I really enjoy listening to lyrics in other languages. Because I can't understand the words, all I hear is how the vowels and consonants flow and I like the effect it creates smile
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#332622 - 01/22/16 02:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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at 1:35 . . . that is good stuff!

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#332629 - 01/22/16 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Beautiful. I also feel it sounds European. Well done

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#332637 - 01/22/16 03:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: Noel96]
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hiroshi,

This is really pretty music. I like the minor key sound... it's haunting, gentle and pastoral all at the same time.... a pleasure to listen to.

All the best,
Noel

P.S. Don't stop posting your songs in Japanese. I really enjoy listening to lyrics in other languages. Because I can't understand the words, all I hear is how the vowels and consonants flow and I like the effect it creates smile

Noel,

Thank you for your comment. I am happy that you like my song. Your kind words really encouraged me.

I understand what you mean. I am absolutely in the same situation when I listen to non-Japanese songs including English songs. Even for Japanese songs, in many cases, I forget to follow lyrics and rather concentrate on following melody or harmony. Probably, this is the reason most classical operas like Mozart's were written in Italian.

I am preparing a very Japanese-style vocal song as my next post. I hope you will like it.

Hiroshi

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#332638 - 01/22/16 03:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: Even If]
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Originally Posted By: Even If
at 1:35 . . . that is good stuff!

Thank you. Hiroshi

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#332639 - 01/22/16 03:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scottt709
Beautiful. I also feel it sounds European. Well done

Scott,

Thank you. I am glad to know I am not the only one smile

Hiroshi

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#332690 - 01/22/16 11:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Hiroshi,

that is beautiful.
Music is a universal language and there are no boundaries.
I don't analyse music I either like it or don't.
BUT I LIKE what you produce so keep them coming. laugh

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#332726 - 01/23/16 01:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Alyn,

Thank you for your comment. I think what you said about music is a very important message to us all who love music and compose songs. I will keep going my way as you suggested.

Thank you again.

Hiroshi

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#332778 - 01/23/16 08:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Very enjoyable listen. - fj

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#332793 - 01/23/16 08:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: floyd jane]
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Thank you. Hiroshi

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#332833 - 01/23/16 01:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Very pretty music!! You have a great feel for composition. I thought the instrumentation and mix were excellent as well. Very much enjoyed!! BTW, thanks for re-posting my song! Much appreciated!! Take care. Greg

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#332837 - 01/23/16 01:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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You put a lot passion in yours songs and I really enjoy what you produce. I look forward to many more.
Sonny

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#332892 - 01/23/16 03:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Very pretty music!! You have a great feel for composition. I thought the instrumentation and mix were excellent as well. Very much enjoyed!! BTW, thanks for re-posting my song! Much appreciated!! Take care. Greg

Greg,

Thank you for your kind comment. I am glad you enjoyed my music and I am so much encouraged.

Hiroshi

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#332894 - 01/23/16 03:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: SRP]
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You put a lot passion in yours songs and I really enjoy what you produce. I look forward to many more.
Sonny

Sonny,

Thank you for your kind comment. I am glad you enjoyed my songs and can move forward with confidence.

Hiroshi

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#332901 - 01/23/16 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Invitation to Impressive Scenery [Re: HiroshiK]
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Beautifully done Hiroshi!
We can easily picture ourselves walking in one of those beautiful Japanese gardens, which we only know from the pictures so far....however there are a few of them in Holland, for instance in The Hague

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