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#337883 - 02/23/16 04:36 PM [User Showcase] My Oldest Song
Registered: 02/22/16
Posts: 67
Loc: Illinois, USA
firesong Offline
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Registered: 02/22/16
Posts: 67
Loc: Illinois, USA
Hi...I'm a new Band in the Box user and I'm fascinated by it's potential so I'm posting my oldest song...it was written in 1978...and my newest track...i's a gospel country ballad

I used:
CMPFMF2 Campfire, medium fingerpicking and strumming style
added 2028 fiddle soloist and 1856 cello soloist
I then added from my Yamaha Tyros 5; electric bass, pop piano, and a real drum kit
I recorded the vocals and mixed it all in Cubase AI Elements
Then mastered it into Wavelab Elements8

I love the acoustic guitars in BiaB

It Should Have Been Me
Dan Simmons

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13324552

Thanks for listening
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#337895 - 02/23/16 07:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4721
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
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Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4721
Loc: South Carolina
Welcome to the forum. You've given us a really nice first post. Great write and arrangement. Very clear mix with no instruments getting in the way of each other. Good choice of BIAB tracks. I'm looking forward to hearing more of your posts.
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#337918 - 02/24/16 07:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6479
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
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Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6479
Loc: Florida
Welcome, Dan...

As Charlie said... nice first post!

Well recorded, sung, mixed....

A good listen.

floyd
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#337919 - 02/24/16 07:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
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Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Dan,

welcome to the Showcase!
Very nice first post.
Enjoyed listening.

Guenter
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#337934 - 02/24/16 09:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 10/15/15
Posts: 174
Loc: St-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Caloo Offline
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Registered: 10/15/15
Posts: 174
Loc: St-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Your old song wears perfectly its new BiaB dressing Dan!
Recognized on the picture, the same old "Revox" I have used too, more than 30 years ago wink
Cheers
Pascal
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No hay banda! And yet we hear a band !

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#337963 - 02/24/16 01:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3732
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
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Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3732
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Beautiful song. Excellent vocal.
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#338069 - 02/25/16 01:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4430
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4430
Loc: Davis, CA
Very nice Dan!! Welcome to the forum. I thought your vocal sounded a little unsure on the first few lines, but once you relaxed into it, you nailed it! The whole production is very tastefully and professionally done. Great to have you around. Looking forward to more! Take care. Greg

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#338086 - 02/25/16 02:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
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Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
Hi Dan,

Welcome to the forum.
Beautiful song and well sung.
Yes, the acoustic guitars in BiaB are great.

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#338164 - 02/26/16 10:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 1602
Loc: Cremona-Italy
Sergio Guarneri Offline
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Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 1602
Loc: Cremona-Italy


Hello,

Nice tune, very relaxing and well sung.

I heard some Elvis's influence in your way of singing

Sergio
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#338168 - 02/26/16 10:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Oldest Song [Re: firesong]
Registered: 02/22/16
Posts: 67
Loc: Illinois, USA
firesong Offline
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Registered: 02/22/16
Posts: 67
Loc: Illinois, USA
Thanks to everyone for the really great reception to the forum...your comments are greatly appreciated...enjoying the BiaB experience so much...really easy now to archive my older songs with great tracks...again thanks for all the kind comments...Dan
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PG Music News
Notation Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

There are Notation Enhancements in the NEW Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! These include:
•A new button in the Print Options dialog which lets you quickly print a "chords only" fake sheet. You can also access this from the right-click menu on the chord sheet.
•A new track type (Drums) is now available for The Melody and Soloist tracks.
•Clicking close to a stave line will put a note on the stave line instead of between stave lines. (Previously, you had to click extremely close to a stave line to insert a note on The line.)
•Double-clicking on the Standard mode Notation window (or on the time line in Editable or Staff Roll mode) plays the song from the current time location. Previously, it played the song from the beginning of the current bar.
•Holding down the [Ctrl] key and pressing the zoom in/out buttons results in finest possible incremental adjustment in size.
•In The Notation Windows Options dialog, The clefs split point asterisk indicates that C5* is middle C.
•Pressing The space bar plays the song from the current time location, not the current bar.
•The clefs split point can be set by the spin controls.
•The right-click menu in the Editable or Staff Roll mode Notation window has an option to change the current beat resolution. Previously, the only way to do this was to right-click on the time line.
•There's a keystroke entry notation mode - the 'N' mode, which lets you enter a melody entirely using keystrokes. The keystrokes are N to enter a note, up/down cursor to change its pitch, and left/right cursor to move the time line.
•You can now edit any track in the Event List Editor. When The dialog opens, it will show you the MIDI data in the current Notation track.
•You can quickly enter forced accidentals from the right-click menu.

We talk about these new features within our Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content! video:
25:45 - New Features: Easy Entering of Notation with the 'N' Key
36:48 - Change Beat Resolution From the Right-Click Menu
37:15 - Easier Entry of Notes on Lines
37:42 - Asterisk to Indicate Middle C on & Spin Controls
37:53 - Force Accidental from the Right-Click Menu
38:01 - Edit Any Track in the Event List
38:09 - Keystroke Note Entry Mode 'N' for Faster Note Entry
38:28 - Print Chords Only Fake Sheet
38:32 - More Control of Notation Size

Rather read about it?
-Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual
-New Feature Summary - Notation Enhancements

The New Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows SongPicker!

With Band-in-a-Box® 2019, the SongPicker has been redesigned!
-The completely redesigned window shows information for up to 50,000 songs.
-The song list build is much faster. Approximately 150 songs get added per second.
-A progress bar will appear if the song list build takes longer than 3 seconds.
-You can see the chord progression for the selected song in the list. You can copy and paste it to a text file.
-Many filters are available. You can filter the list by subfolders, genre, feel, time signature, style, songs with melody, soloist, lyrics, key signature, tempo range, and the year of file dates.
-You can search songs that have similar chord progressions and/or melody fragments.
-Hotkey! ss+enter opens the SongPicker, ss2+enter opens the Recently Played Songs, etc.

Learn more about the updates with our New Features Video - we've made it easy to find the section you'll need:
2:55 - New Feature: Redesigned SongPicker
21:58 - New Features: SongPicker Enhancements
41:10 - Now Over 10,600 Titles in SongPicker

You can also read all about the new SongPicker within our Online Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual.

RealBand 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest RealBand 2019 for Windows program manuals!

RealBand 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
RealBand 2019 for Windows New Features Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download

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Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows program manuals!

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade Manual: Online Manual | PDF Download

Don't forget.... We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2018 - save over 40% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade! Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 on a USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Speed Thrills!

We're excited to say that all Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows UltraPAK and UltraPAK+ orders now ship on a USB 3.0 hard drive!

What does this mean? Faster hard drive transfer rates will enhance the program operations (faster time to generate tracks, reduced audio artifacts) and offer faster transfer speeds (typically up to 3x faster)!

It's a great time to order your UltraPAK or UltraPAK+ Upgrade... they're ON SALE until December 31st!

Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features!

Our "Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content!" video is now ready! Get to know all about the newest features in Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch...

We have listed a table of contents for this video, you'll see it within the YouTube video description, or by visiting this forum post.

RealBand 2019 - A New Look!

Have you opened up your RealBand 2019 yet? You may notice that we've given it a fresh new look! In fact, there are now 3 different looks to RealBand.

See for yourself! Within the program, visit Options | Icon Set and choose from: Classic, Modern 1, or Modern 2.

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