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Guitar and Orchestra

Just me having some fun with our favorite program!

BiaB style = Slow Pop Orchestral

I deleted the drum track.
The following tracks are using Kirt Hunter's Studio
1-Bass - Virtuoso basses
2-Cellos - Virtuoso Cellos - I duplicate the bass track and raised it one octave
3-Guitar - Virtuoso Strings
4-strings - Virtuoso Serenity Legato

Piano - Amadeus Orchestra - Harp

All tracks were slightly altered to better fit the song. All but the bass and cello tracks have a touch of Raum reverb.

I am playing my Harley Benton guitar straight into my mixing board with effects Blue Cat's Re-Guitar set to Jazz Wide and with TR5 Tape Echo.

The master track effects are Aphex Vintage Exciter - preset - Project Legato.

All comments good or not so good are welcomed.


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I am at work right now and speaking frankly registered on the forum just because got bored, but I put it on repeat! Great relaxing composition. Thank you! Also, sorry for off-topic, did not think that's important enough to post a new thread. I am about to buy an electric violin for my daughter. Is here a professional who could recommend one (from these, I guess)

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Mario, interesting!

Way outside the square, invigorating, unusual and enticing.

You bent the rules, very successfully.


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Sounds good to me, Mario! Nice new age type piece.

I'm having no problems hearing the changes here.

Nice tone on the guitar!

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Hi Mario,

I read the comment about your chordprogressions, well I can hear your progressions. I find your melody very nice and I liked the dramatic move in it towards the end. But if you could distinguish your instruments a bit more that would work out better. I don't mean just adding more volume, but panning the instruments (wider)and add volume to some of them. Makes the mix brighter.

But Mario, who cares? You had your fun making this song and we by listening to it!

Stay safe,
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Mario,

You are the New-Age King of the forum.

I like the "density" of the background. I did think the guitar could have been just VERY slightly louder - which seemed to happen around the 2:10 mark...then it seemed to drop a bit again. (It might be just an EQ thing - a little more high end might be the ticket. Guessing, here)

A beautiful piece. I enjoyed the listen.

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Very cool score type thing!! You are the master of the film score music!! Enjoyed A LOT!!! Take care. Greg

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Hi Mario ...

yep ... new Age film scoring! As Floyd said,in so many words, you own this genre! what a soothing listen! You always do great work, my friend!

Wishing you the very best. Be safe ...

Alan


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This is cool...reminds me of a lull section in a hooror movie where things are then suddenly interrupted by a gore fest. Lovely playing Mario. Angels sing.


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Mario,
Mysterious and fun. Could be very well used as a background for a modern day narration of Thousand and One Nights. Nice guitar playing and FX!
Enjoyed it! Thank you for sharing.

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Your productions always bring me a new appreciation for MIDI based songs. Relaxing and uplifting tune.


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A soothing relaxing piece. Nice work on the backing tracks.

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So creative...love your approach to experimenting, etc. You get to places I would never think of going! Really makes me appreciate human inventiveness!
Thanks for stretching BIAB out like this!

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A nicely layered soundscape, Mario.Beautiful guitar tone and the kind of string arrangement I wish I had the skills to achieve!
Very enjoyable inner movie music.

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Sounds good. Ambient. Nice electric guitar playing.


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A very interesting relaxing, yet cerebral ride. I like the way it rocks back and forth between major and minor tonalities, sometimes from the same same root chord. At least that's the way I'm parsing it as a beginner. And lands on an "up" feel. I wasn't all that crazy about the cello in my right ear on the phones. Probably not an issue on monitors/speakers. It might have been better had the strings taken the full spread and the cello shared closer to the middle...but maybe the very oddness of the piece begged for such a placement. I very much enjoyed the time listening.


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Nice work Mario. You have a distinctive style all of your own.
That TR5 tape echo on your guitar gives an ethereal sound to the piece.
This music would be perfect for a dream sequence in a movie.

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Hi MarioD,

This is a very melodramatic sounding piece.
You've done a really good job on it.
I'm not by any stretch of the imagination a movie director, but I can actually hear this as the intro or ending of a sad movie...

Or it could be played as an emphasis on a sad scene.

It's kind of sad, yet soothing. Thanks for posting.

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Originally Posted By: MellowHoney
I am at work right now and speaking frankly registered on the forum just because got bored, but I put it on repeat! Great relaxing composition. Thank you! Also, sorry for off-topic, did not think that's important enough to post a new thread. I am about to buy an electric violin for my daughter. Is here a professional who could recommend one (from these, I guess)


Thanx for listening and those very kind comments.

Sorry but I don't know a violin player. You should start a new thread on the Woodshedding - Learning to Play forum.


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Mario, interesting!

Way outside the square, invigorating, unusual and enticing.

You bent the rules, very successfully.


With BiaB it is quite easy to think out of the box and to bend the rules. PGMusic should get most of the credit in that department.


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