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4.20 / 5.00

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I recently read a user post that the Song of Storms (aka, Windmill Hut) does not mix with the Classical genre. Keeping that in mind, I set out to make this song and hopefully convince people otherwise.

This specific arrangement is for solo piano and incorperates the Serenade of Water in both the intro and outro. I was very liberal in my remixing of the source material, but the original melody is hidden in there somewhere. ;)

I feel as though this is my best piano work to date. I worked on multiple edits before getting this to its current state and recieved invaluable advice from multiple people. I have always had difficulty building climaxes but feel quite satisfied for once. Also, I finally figured out how to accurately work tempo changes. There is no way I could have worked some of the fermatas if not for learning this tempo change technique.

I put a great deal of effort into this and would appreciate any comments. Advice and criticism is welcome so long as you are not blatently rude. As always, I read and respond to every single review.

Thank you for listening,



Rated 5 / 5 stars

When I was a child I fell in love with piano music. I found this song and others like it and put it on a disk as a gift to my grandma. Now years later I hear her playing the song and it lead me back here. I don't know if you're still active on your account BlazingDragon, but your music has stood the test of time.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

really good! captured me at once.. and I may be a slut, but I am a classy one...keep up the good work!

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BlazingDragon responds:

Thanks friend! Keep up the artwork. :D


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I LOVE this piece. It's so immersive. On long bus trips to competition sites in my marching band, I'll be listening to this literally for hours. Even having never played any games in the Legends of Zelda series, I can still see how this could settle into the scenery and game play very well.
I hate to ask, but Is there any way I could get sheet music for this piece? And if not, would it be a problem if I (attempted) to transcribe it by ear? Thanks, what ever the out come is!
(I've listened to probably more than half of your music, and it's just lovely!)

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BlazingDragon responds:

Thank you so much! I was in marching band back in high school and listened to a lot of video game music on those long bus rides. Good memories. :)

I DO have sheet music for this, and it can be found on the website called Scribd. I have several pieces on there for free download under the username "Trevor Crookston." I'll email you link. And please, feel free to play it for your friends and direct them to my page! :p


Rated 5 / 5 stars

whoever said that the song of storms can't be classic needs to listen to this. i enjoyed how you blended the serenade of water into the song as well

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BlazingDragon responds:

I unfortunately cannot remember who said that. Thanks for the review though!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This song reminds me why I love thunderstorms. At first, it's peaceful, almost loving in its embrace, offering a warm hand in the face of darkness, then the true storm comes, increasing in its ferocity, but not enough to have you worry, like it's reminding you that, though painful times will come, it's for much more than the pain it will inflict, then the worst of it happens, the winds increase far more than you thought possible, the sound pierces you in a way you never saw coming, and the storm becomes almost too much to handle, and then, near silence. The storm has settled, but not stopped. This is its final embrace, telling you all is well, that even in chaos, peace will always come back, and that dark times are only to better you and the world around you, if only you'll love it back. I might be going a bit too much in detail with it, but sometimes I get that way when a song, or a storm, makes me feel like it's all worth it in the end, so thank you for the time you put into this, and may the winds of the storms guide you.

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BlazingDragon responds:

Thanks Slips! You left me some reviews all the way back in 2008 and they were wonderfully articulate. What brought you to this piece after all this time?

I also love thunderstorms. There is something emotionally purifying about the falling of rain that makes me slow down and reflect on life, and I also enjoy the cyclical nature that you brought up. I find myself using it in music quite often in that I'll begin a piece with a theme, journey through entirely different musical settings, and return in a very similar way to how I began.

Your comment on storms also makes me think of the cycle of day and night. No mater how dark night becomes, there is always hope for me knowing that the morning will eventually bring light and clarity. It's analogous to trials for me. No matter how bleak life may seem, I have hope knowing that things will inevitably get better as the cycle of mountain tops and valleys progresses.