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#456227 - 02/07/18 09:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Beautiful Mario – felt like a SpaceMan in a Red Tesla Roadster somewhere between the Earth and the Sun!
Soft, dreamy and relaxing. Very well done – thanks for sharing!
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#456228 - 02/07/18 09:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: Dan Gipson]
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Originally Posted By: Dan Gipson
New enough not to feel to stupid when I ask: how did you access the style you used? I have BIAB 2017 plus, and while if I want to create a jazz bluegrass country etc. I have more choices than I want, I haven't come across anything like new age. Don't have a big enough package? Haven't looked hard enough? Love the piece, Mario


Dan, the only stupid question is one that you do not ask.

The style Oceans - Very Slow New Age - is a BiaB MIDI style from set #61 MIDI. I have found that working in MIDI is much easier to manipulate data. Many people here are experts at using RTs but I prefer MIDI for many reasons. One main one for using MIDI for New Age is that you can slow down the tempo as slow as you want and not get any artifacts. You can also change sounds and rewrite parts with no problems. BUT and this is a big one, you have to have good MIDI sound sources. You have a good start one to start with in sforzando. If you google/bing SFZ sounds you will find a lot of them from free to a few dollars. There are others like Kontakt or Sample Tank 3 that are much better but also a lot more costly.

I hope this helps and thanx for the listening and the very nice comments.
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#456231 - 02/07/18 09:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
floyd really said it regarding the mix. If you don't think about it when listening then everything is, indeed, good.

This song was perfect for morning coffee and looking out the music room window at our forest. And the wind chimes were adding a nice touch to your song.

Nice!

J&B


Thanx so much for listening. It must be nice to look out your window and see a forest! I envy you so much! I look out our house and see more houses. I cam from the country with the nearest neighbor a half a mile away and woods a few yards from the house and I miss that.
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#456232 - 02/07/18 09:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: David Snyder]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder

Well Mario,

I drifted up into the sky and fell out of earth's orbit, so I guess I will catch you on the other side bro.

Thanks for the song man. I see stars, and it's really, really cold, but I see an orange rock, and maybe there is some food over there, but I also see fire, so I dunno.

But man, I hope we'll see one another again!!

smile


In my Bowie voice I say

Ground control to Major Dave
I'm glad you liked the song today
But don't feel dismissed
I'll do another, promise
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#456233 - 02/07/18 09:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: molsenhouse]
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Originally Posted By: molsenhouse
Beautiful Mario – felt like a SpaceMan in a Red Tesla Roadster somewhere between the Earth and the Sun!
Soft, dreamy and relaxing. Very well done – thanks for sharing!


Thanx so much for listening.

PS - if you are going to the sun go at night when it ain't shinning whistle
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#456250 - 02/07/18 10:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Masterfully done.
That, I might find in the New Age bookstore in with
collections of meditation music. That's one of those
overlooked audiences.
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#456330 - 02/07/18 03:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Very relaxing. Well written.

Thank you for sharing.

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#456398 - 02/08/18 05:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Mario, This is certainly a relaxing meditative piece. Well mixed. I enjoyed my listen, Tom

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#456425 - 02/08/18 07:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

This one just carries you along... So subtle and understated with great movement throughout. Love your work on the keyboard controller.

Excellent!
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#456431 - 02/08/18 08:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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hi mario
what you do with midi is amazing.
this is nice and peaceful.
couldnt sleep so had a listen. going back to sleep now.
thanks.
cheers.
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#456694 - 02/09/18 05:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: RichMac]
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hi marioD great job on this very clear and crisp mix very relaxing smooth changes love it thanks eric

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#456701 - 02/09/18 06:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: F.M.M.]
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Thanx all for listening and those very nice comments. They are greatly appreciated.
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#457220 - 02/12/18 05:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: MarioD]
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Mario, you are the suondtrack master!! Love the ethereal musical collages you are able to create. If I ever make a film, I'm calling YOU!!! Nice stuff!! Take care. Greg

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#458314 - 02/19/18 04:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Magical Voyage [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Mario, you are the suondtrack master!! Love the ethereal musical collages you are able to create. If I ever make a film, I'm calling YOU!!! Nice stuff!! Take care. Greg


Thanx so much Greg. If you every make a film just give me a call and I will be there.
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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?
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The New Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows SongPicker!

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

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