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May 14, 2012 | 8:35 PM EDT
File Info
4.8 MB
2 min 37 sec
4.39 / 5.00

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Rated 4.39 / 5 stars
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Easy Listening - Solo Instrument

Author Comments

*(tips to user sazman for the audio sample of the children - link: "" without spaces)*

I got home today, sat down at the keyboard, and hit the record button on a whim. This just sort of flowed out.

I won't tell you what I was trying to say, why I called the piece Hold, or why I added children in the background. I want you to find out for yourself, to experience it in your own way. To me, that's what music is really about.

We often forget to stop and appreciate the little things. I hope that you can stop for a moment and experience this the way it was meant to be heard.




Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Really liked the chord change at 1:21. The children in the background is a nice touch. You have great dynamics when playing. I liked the oscillations from loud to soft and vice versa. I could definitely see this working for film.

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ObsidianSnow responds:

I like that change, too - starts in the Em scale on the i, then to the IV, then shifts into what I think was GMaj followed by a BbMaj chord. I'm not 100% sure on that, though. I'd have to check the file to be certain.

Thanks for the review!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

This is very Beautiful... Makes me wanna cry *tears up* its also very calming and soothing... i just really like this... you did a wonderful beautiful job on this.

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ObsidianSnow responds:

I'm glad you connected with the piece, and thanks for reviewing.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Pretty nice sounding, a great ambient track, with the children adding a good background texture, but nothing makes it feel particularly special past that. You still can't ignore the gentle soloing tone's deep lull, that is very relaxing.

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ObsidianSnow responds:

"but nothing makes it feel particularly special past that."

Not sure what you were looking for, but I appreciate the review nonetheless.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Loved it!
The melody was soothing and your piano phrasing was great!
Loved the little kids in the background.
sounds like its from a Hayao Miyazaki film

PS: I never give 5 stars EVER!

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ObsidianSnow responds:

"sounds like its from a Hayao Miyazaki film"

I love everything I've seen by Miyazaki, and the music is always beyond exceptional. To me, that's one of the highest compliments I could receive. Thank you.