Very glad to see this song made front page, thanks. ;}
Believe it or not, I created this whole song within a 9 hour frame. I was in a rush for a NG competition thing. I had the idea for a while, but glad to say this is my first song ever completed within one day.
I was going to go with a complete different style, but then I noticed that there are far too many medieval/fantasy orchestrations. I wanted to try something that is less used. I went for a Western/cowboy time era. It is still fully orchestrated but keeps the sound of those times
I wanted it to keep the classic tone, but give it something very new as well. The start until 1:19 is a person riding off in the dusty lands. 1:20 is a change of pace, It is walking through the harsh and unsuspecting dangers.
I made a creepy sounding western tonk piano as well as guitars playing a theme. So it breaks down until you hear the Hero's theme start up again to the sunset.
It sounds like most orchestrated music these days are don't have that many themes that you can hum every now and then. Its just rising and falling action feeling. I wanted to put in 2 big themes.
Anyway, if none of these melodies stick in your head, give it a 0. Because I still can't get them out of mine.