You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#546860 - 07/26/19 04:55 AM [User Showcase] Transamazonia
Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Chris37 Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Hi all,
I've composed this music like a tribute to Buena Vista Social Club.
Patrick Fournerat has written french lyrics and he sings.
He is telling his memories of one travel on Amazon river.

https://soundcloud.com/christian-devienne/transamazonia

RD BossaRockPerc^1
RT 916 Acoustic Bass
RT 1903 Acoustic Guitar
RT 3200 Solo Electric Guitar
RT 1176 Electric Guitar
RT 1175 Acoustic Guitar
RT 3244 Bajo
RT 584 Resonator Guitar
RT 3200 Solo Acoustic Guitar
RT 2767 Cuatro
RT AfucheShaker
Loop Cowbell

Here's an approximate translation :

Faded by the rain,
the river has changed color.
Everything becomes black and gray.
I can not hear the howler monkeys anymore.
Odor of humidity
and immobile forests;
alone in the dark,
the yellow eyes of crocodiles.

Transamazonia, Manaus, Santarem.
Transamazonia, Belem terminus.
sailing on the Amazon ...

Carried by the current,
the pirogue undulates gently
on the way to the east
in the spotlight.
Morning butterflies
with subtle colors
and childish games
of pink dolphins so slender.

The morning mist
left the place for the sun.
In the vegetable hell,
the din of the wake up.
The tired faces
by a sticky night
will be rewarded.
Nature is generous.



Edited by Chris37 (07/28/19 03:48 AM)

Top
#547024 - 07/27/19 01:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 2580
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
rayc Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 2580
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
Christian,
you & Patrick should take a laptop, keyboard & microphone to a few cafes and sing these excellent songs to an audience.
Excellent.
_________________________
Cheers
rayc
"What's so funny about peace, love & understanding?" - N.Lowe
Pop on over to The Recording Rebels for positive, honest commentary, critiques and support. https://therecordingrebels.com

Top
#547030 - 07/27/19 02:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 04/15/19
Posts: 301
Loc: SA, Australia
Ghostgum Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 04/15/19
Posts: 301
Loc: SA, Australia
Nice! Smooth - the melody slides beautifully over the backing. Could listen to this kind of music all day. Great job, guys!

Top
#547052 - 07/27/19 08:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 06/09/16
Posts: 2891
Robertkc Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/09/16
Posts: 2891
A beautiful journey in any language... and sung francais is so darn musical.
Love the style,arrangement,vocal and harmonies.
A fine collaboration!

Robert

Top
#547061 - 07/27/19 09:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 14561
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 14561
Loc: Hamlin NY
This is fantastic lounge music in any language! Great groove, super backing tracks, vocals and harmonies and groove, this has it all. Fantastic lead guitar also.

You should be very proud of this.
_________________________
I told my suitcases there will be no holiday this year. Now I am dealing with emotional baggage!

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#547088 - 07/27/19 10:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 3656
Loc: Sacramento, California
dcuny Offline
Veteran

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 3656
Loc: Sacramento, California
What a pleasant listen, especially the harmonies at the end.

Maybe writing in French is the answer to my lyrical dry spell!

Je ne vois rien à dire.
Je ne peux penser à rien pour chanter.
Quelle meilleure langue pour chanter
d'une crise existentielle que française?
Tout sonne tellement mieux,
même si tout n'est rien du tout.


Yeah, that's the ticket! wink

But back to your song - well done! laugh
_________________________
-- David Cuny
My virtual singer development blog

Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?

Top
#547104 - 07/27/19 12:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 1664
Joe -PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 1664
Wow great work on this Chris! The lyrics sure do paint a picture. Thanks for sharing!
_________________________
Cheers,
Joe

Top
#547111 - 07/27/19 12:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1108
Loc: Denmark
Will Josef Offline
Expert

Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1108
Loc: Denmark
Once again I got reminded about how beautiful the French language sound - wonderful song! I want more, more, more...

Thanks a lot for sharing - such a good song!

Will

Top
#547186 - 07/28/19 09:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
Jim Offline
Expert

Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
Another nice one guys...
Laid back & soothing...
I always enjoy listening to your compositions.
_________________________
Jim
†=☮&♥

Top
#547218 - 07/28/19 06:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 2176
Rustyspoon# Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 2176
Chris & Patrick,
Excellent sounding tune! Nicely composed, vocals are A+. I like the "aged/mono" FX you used in places. Enjoyed it.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

Top
#547274 - 07/29/19 08:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Chris37 Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Thank you all for your comments. Christian

Top
#547376 - 07/29/19 11:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 3866
Loc: Sydney Australia
PeterF Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 3866
Loc: Sydney Australia
Chris
Top notch song, lovely harmonies and arrangement.
Excellent work all round.


Peter

Top
#547523 - 07/31/19 12:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 02/03/16
Posts: 1235
Loc: Germany
Crossroads Offline
Expert

Registered: 02/03/16
Posts: 1235
Loc: Germany
Hi Christian,

that's another very fine piece you come up with here. Very good mood and a very good listen.

Thanks a lot,it's always a pleasure to listen to your music.

Stefan

Top
#547553 - 07/31/19 06:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 3360
Deryk - PG Music Online   content
PG Music Staff

Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 3360
Nice work on this smile Love how it flows, and the vocals are stunning. Really strong harmonies, and I love the tropical/exotic vibe on this one. It sets a wonderful mood and makes for a captivating listen.

Thanks for sharing!
_________________________
Cheers,
Deryk

Top
#547604 - 07/31/19 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: rayc]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9532
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9532
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: rayc
Christian,
you & Patrick should take a laptop, keyboard & microphone to a few cafes and sing these excellent songs to an audience.
Excellent.


Yes! This has a cool live cafe sound.

Well done.

J&B

Top
#547691 - 08/01/19 07:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Transamazonia [Re: Chris37]
Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Chris37 Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 625
Loc: France
Thank you Peter, Stefan, Deryk, Janice and Bud.
I hope this music allows you to travel as far as possible. Christian

Top


PG Music News
Happy Thanksgiving!

Today our friends in the USA are celebrating Thanksgiving!

Our hours are not affected - we are here until 6pm PST!

We hope everyone has an amazing Thanksgiving!

Band-in-a-Box® for Mac - Audio Chord Wizard Overview Video

The Audio Chord Wizard included in Band-in-a-Box is a powerful feature that automatically figures out the chords from an audio file and imports them (as well as the audio) into Band-in-a-Box®, along with the bar lines, key, tempo, and fine tuning!

Check out this video, where we explain how to use the Audio Chord Wizard: Click here to watch...

Read more about the Audio Chord Wizard within our online program manual, here. Better yet - give it a try and see/hear for yourself how intelligent this feature is!

Clarinet RealTracks for Band-in-a-Box®!

It's National Clarinet Day! Who doesn't enjoy the rich & mellow sounds the clarinet delivers?

We have 20+ Clarinet RealTracks available for Band-in-a-Box®, covering Dixieland, Folk, Jazz, and World styles. You'll find these RealTracks in the following Sets:
RealTracks Set 56: Jazz, Old and New
RealTracks Set 144: Dixieland - Fast Soloists
RealTracks Set 178: Dixieland - Medium Soloists
RealTracks Set 248: Oberkrainer! Folk Music From the Alps

Clarinet RealTracks Artists include:
James Danderfer
P.J. Perry
Thomas Oberreiter

Tutorial - Downloading and Installing Your Band-in-a-Box® Purchase

When you order your copy of Band-in-a-Box® from our website you'll receive the installation files to download your order, even if you're having it shipped!

You can access these files within the My Products section of your online account.

Downloading the program is such a convenient way to get started with Band-in-a-Box®! To learn more about how to download your purchase, please review the written tutorials we've created for Windows and Mac.

200+ Saxophone RealTracks for Band-in-a-Box®!

Where would music be today without the sultry sounds of the Saxophone? Fortunately, because of Adolphe Sax, we don't have to find out!

Today we celebrate his birthday, and with that a nod to our extensive collection of Saxophone RealTracks for Band-in-a-Box®!

Saxophone RealTracks sound so amazing that they were one of the first RealTracks we developed and released for the program with Band-in-a-Box® 2007! Now there are more than 200 Saxophone RealTracks available for Jazz, Rock, Blues, Country, Funk, and Pop!

Our Saxophone RealTracks Artists include:
Eric Alexander
Eric Marienthal
Gary Smulyan
Jack Stafford
Jim Clark
Mark Douthit
P.J. Perry
Phil Woods
Tom Keenlyside

Click on their name to be taken to their bio page where you can learn more about the artists and listen to demos of all their RealTracks.

Upgrading to Band-in-a-Box® 2020 is Easy!

Did you know... anyone who has owned a previous version of Band-in-a-Box® is entitle to upgrade pricing - you do not need to have your old version installed!

Maybe you used to own the Windows version, but you now have a Mac... that's not a problem either!
(or if you owned the Mac version, and now you have a Windows computer)

In both cases, you would purchase from the "Upgrade from 2018 or earlier or crossgrade" row here for a new Mac version, or here if you want the newest Windows version. Just need to upgrade your 2019 version? Use the "Upgrade from 2019/2020" row.

When you purchase your upgrade from either of these rows, you will receive a complete installation - just follow the steps of the setup, and your Band-in-a-Box® will be ready to use!

PG Music Inc. shopping cart accounts were not required to purchase from our website prior to October 29, 2014. With that in mind, you may have to create an account in order to upgrade - that's OK! You'll still be entitled to upgrade pricing.

Band-in-a-Box® 2020 Italian for Mac is Here!

Ci sono oltre 50 nuove funzionalità in Band-in-a-Box® 2020! Ci sono miglioramenti ai RealTracks (RealTracks vocali dal suono più fluido, Ispessimento RealTracks, RealTracks "Find-a-Sub" e MultiRiffs). La maggior parte dei RealDrums ora hanno RealCharts (con un'accurata Notazione di Batteria). C'è un nuovo Browser dell'artista RealTracks per trovare informazioni /bios/collegamenti/ elenchi di RealTracks su tutti gli artisti. Un nuovo Browser delle Funzionalità consente all'utente nuovo o "smemorato" di trovare e utilizzare facilmente la maggior parte delle funzionalità/tasti di scelta rapida/documenti da un'unica finestra. Equalizza Tempo consente di cambiare una canzone registrata in rubato in un tempo fisso. Stiramento del tempo/tono dell'audio migliorato (Elastique) incluso. Ci sono miglioramenti di SongPicker, Auto-Intro di Basso/Batteria o Batteria solo, 3.400 titoli aggiunti, miglioramenti di MusicXML, chitarra "per mancini" e "Vista Studente", miglioramenti del trascinamento della selezione, visualizzazione multi-finestra dell’analizzatore degli accordi audio e altro ancora!

ACQUISTA/AGGIORNA & SCARICA ADESSO!!

Forum Stats
33236 Members
67 Forums
66176 Topics
567500 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
HasseIron, IanP, Neha Sharma, Bravo Hearing Ce, PSAcademy

33235 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Pipeline 201
MarioD 164
Matt Finley 161
VideoTrack 123
CaptainMoto 115
eddie1261 110
justanoldmuso 107
Rob Helms 105
Scott C 94
Simon - PG Music 92
Today's Birthdays
cajunh2s, Cal Newman, CMJ, shezza, Westside Steve