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I've always dreamed of having one of my songs (actually many of them) done with a real orchestra in particular a lush string section...unless someone wins the lottery , and really loves my music, probably not going to happen...this song is an attempt to fantasize about that...my good friend Irish poet and lyricist Buddy Sutton and I wrote this together...I love big songs and this gets big before it's over with soaring strings (; so if you do...thanks for listening...Dan

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I added: Vocal and played: Piano, String sections, synth guitar, tympani's, bass and drums from a Yamaha Tyros and Genos keyboards


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Absolutely an outstanding song with an outstanding vocal

Great lyrics

Great use of those orchestra strings

Super arrangement

A very powerful song

Loved it


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Hi Dan ..

What a wonderful song and performance. I agree completely with all Mario said. I truly lover and admire the superior vibrato in your vocal. Some folks, like me, tend to use vibrato in an attempt to somewhat hide our "pitchniness". You, on the other hand, add a full and warm embellishment to an already splendid vocal.

That was an extraordinarily splendid listen - definitely the best 3 o4 minutes of my day so far. Thank you.

Alan


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Dan,

This sure an exquisite piece of music! Love all the small touches like the chimes! The strings sound SUPER! What a beautiful message that will surely hit the mark with a searching soul! This reminds me of something that the Lanny Wolfe trio would have done back in the day! They were a bit obscure, and you may not have of heard of them, but they were fantastic group! What a great vocal performance which I feel is probably among your very best presented here! You are singing in a high register, but you are nailing it all the way through! Fabulous production! Don't ever stop!

Thanks, Torrey




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Originally Posted By: MarioD
Absolutely an outstanding song with an outstanding vocal
Great lyrics
Great use of those orchestra strings
Super arrangement
A very powerful song
Loved it


Mario...thanks so much for your gracious comments...really glad you enjoyed the song...Dan


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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Hi Dan ..
What a wonderful song and performance. I agree completely with all Mario said. I truly lover and admire the superior vibrato in your vocal. Some folks, like me, tend to use vibrato in an attempt to somewhat hide our "pitchniness". You, on the other hand, add a full and warm embellishment to an already splendid vocal.
That was an extraordinarily splendid listen - definitely the best 3 o4 minutes of my day so far. Thank you.
Alan


Alan...thanks so much for your kind comments...I've been trying my whole life to get rid of the vibrato in my voice...controlling it has always been a challenge...I'm glad you found it appealing instead of appalling...much appreciated...Dan


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Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
Dan,

This sure an exquisite piece of music! Love all the small touches like the chimes! The strings sound SUPER! What a beautiful message that will surely hit the mark with a searching soul! This reminds me of something that the Lanny Wolfe trio would have done back in the day! They were a bit obscure, and you may not have of heard of them, but they were fantastic group! What a great vocal performance which I feel is probably among your very best presented here! You are singing in a high register, but you are nailing it all the way through! Fabulous production! Don't ever stop!

Thanks, Torrey



Torrey...bless your heart...you keep dropping names of people that I so admire as artists, writers and role models in Christian music...Phillips, Craig and Dean, Dallas Holm and now Lanny Wolf (Surely the Presence of the Lord Is In This Place, Cherish That Name, Greater Is He That Is In Me, etc.)...how kind and gracious of you to be reminded of the Lanny Wolf Trio by one of my songs...this is super encouraging to me...I am thrilled that someone as accomplished as you are as a Christian artist would be so kind as to think such things...many thanks...Dan


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That's extremely well done. The details.... Loved the timpani rolls. Vocals are classic. Sounds like you are a classically trained singer and musician. The stacatto strings were perfect where you put them. It created a nice undercurrent of movement in the section.
Totally enjoyed it. And it's something that my MIL would absolutely love.

Nice work on this gospel song. I could hear that being done by the Gaithers.


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Another amazingly talented song! Well done all the way around.

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Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
That's extremely well done. The details.... Loved the timpani rolls. Vocals are classic. Sounds like you are a classically trained singer and musician. The stacatto strings were perfect where you put them. It created a nice undercurrent of movement in the section.
Totally enjoyed it. And it's something that my MIL would absolutely love.

Nice work on this gospel song. I could hear that being done by the Gaithers.


Herb...thanks so much for your comments and thoughts...yeah love those tymp's and stacatto strings...so give your mom-in-law a listen love to know what she thinks...love the Gaithers!...Dan


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Originally Posted By: Dewey_MI
Another amazingly talented song! Well done all the way around.


Dewey...thanks for your gracious comments...Dan


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Dan,

Well done in all regards.

A good write. Strong vocal.

The strings sound good. And great job on the piano.

A nice mix. Good listening.

fj

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i like those powerfull high vocal notes you hit. superb.

nice key changes.

a very sweet nice song and arrange and lyrics.
superb emotion in the singing.

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om


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Really wonderful song!

Catches the feeling of those late 80s ballads.

Professionally done, all the way.

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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Dan,
Well done in all regards.
A good write. Strong vocal.
The strings sound good. And great job on the piano.
A nice mix. Good listening.
fj


Thanks Floyd for your thoughts and comments...Dan


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Originally Posted By: justanoldmuso
i like those powerfull high vocal notes you hit. superb.
nice key changes.
a very sweet nice song and arrange and lyrics.
superb emotion in the singing.
best om



Thanks Justan...I really appreciate your comments...Dan


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Originally Posted By: RnAM
Really wonderful song!
Catches the feeling of those late 80s ballads.
Professionally done, all the way.
Rob


Thanks Rob...your comments are truly appreciated...I think musically I must still be stuck in the '80s...thanks again...Dan


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Firesong,

I’m with you on the beauty of soaring strings and the emotional lift they can give a tune . . . as they do here. Your vocal is stellar, just beautifully sung (those high notes are in goose bump territory—impressive!). A lovely contemporary gospel song, wonderfully rendered. Just excellent!

All my best to you,

Deej

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Well written and a very effective arrangement, including the key change. Great job on the vocals too.


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Originally Posted By: Deej56
Firesong,

I’m with you on the beauty of soaring strings and the emotional lift they can give a tune . . . as they do here. Your vocal is stellar, just beautifully sung (those high notes are in goose bump territory—impressive!). A lovely contemporary gospel song, wonderfully rendered. Just excellent!

All my best to you,

Deej


Hey Deej...thanks so much for your comments...I appreciate them so much...Dan


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