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Jul 30, 2016 | 8:12 PM EDT
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Hey there guys,

here is my submission for the NGAUC´16. Many would have expected me to submit orchestral, epic, jazz, whatever. Well: I decided to do something totally different that i have never tried before and wanted to show you some bavarian folk music from my homeland - the bavarian culture is part of my personality: Many Bavarians - and me, too - mainly feel as bavarian , secundary as german and least as europeans. So the Bavarian nationality is dominant in our souls :D Maybe its also interesting to know that we Bavarians have many similarities with the scottish due to our tribal origins.

The first part (the tracks introduction) style is called "Bavarian Chamber Music" and is mostly played in the rural areas, especially in the black forest or in the alps). Its a very intimate and quiet music style.

The second part is a track that you could find in a bavarian festival in a beer tent - at the Oktoberfest for example. I used 3 Trombones, a Tuba, an Accordion, 2 Clarinets, Snares, Cymbals and SFX for that part to get the authentic beer tent feel.

I hope you enjoy it - like i said: Its something very personal for me and i think people should show more from their own countries that you usually would not hear on a portal like this. As far as i have seen this is the only bavarian folk track on NG so its quite uncommon.

Enjoy! Honest comments and votes are always very appreciated.




Rated 5 / 5 stars

Hello from Berlin! (for now :P)

Man, this is by far my favorite track from this year's NGAUC. It is consistently the only track that puts a smile on my face every single time I hear it. You truly are a master of genres! :D

I just really love all the attention to detail you put into your tracks. While it may be somewhat short, the meticulous attention given to the velocities of every note and the background ambience of a happy Bavarian village just win me over. Great work and good luck in the competition! Not that you'll need it. :)

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is absolutely lovely. The first one especially is quite the sweet and emotional experience.
You really don't see a lot of folk compositions around here, great work man.

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SoundChris responds:

Hey man! Glad you like it (i have to say i am really surprised that such a uncommon genre is accepted here so well).

Thanks for your kind review good sir! Btw: The accordion in there is the very same that i used for argentinean memories :)

All the best,


Rated 5 / 5 stars

:) the pleasures when sound just ties in with the headphones and the birds , cow' moos + esp' the fly made it feel so real, almost transports you there. Great Job overall !

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SoundChris responds:

Thanks a lot Akuaitance, glad you enjoyed it :) Btw: The few bavarian setences in the background at 1:06 and the shouts etc - thats me. I recorded it a few hours before the deadline with my smartphone in the car (where esle would i have been able to cry like crazy in the middle of the night :D )

Best Wishes!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

You were one of my first inspirations when I first came to Newgrounds (and started music), now we're in the same competition! Impressive work as always!

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SoundChris responds:

Thank you very much for your kind words Steve- While i never thought i would be an inspiration for anyone it makes me even more glad to hear that. Music is just (maybe) the most enjoying thing in life and there are so many interesting styles and genres. I just can recommend to anyone to always just follow your intuition and do whatever you are up to. Never think of the difficulties. Thats how i started composing abou 3.5 years ago. Its just so enjoyable to always try to break your own personal limits.

I wish you good luck for the competition and thanks again for leaving your thoughts here.

All the Best,


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Ne da gibts noch einen ;)
Coole Idee! Falls Du Dich über das schnelle Review wunderst: Ich bin grad zufällig reingestolpert und als ich das gehört hab musste ich einfach was schreiben. Der Anfang klingt so richtig schön besoffen ;) Viel Glück!

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SoundChris responds:

Servus! Freut mich, dass die Idee ankam. Ich war mir hier nicht so recht sicher. Alle haben ja wieder erwartet, dass ich Orchestral / Epic / Cinematic mach oder Jazz, aber ich wollte einfach mal wieder was machen, was man nicht alle Tage komponiert, und was einem wieder n paar nette Erfahrungen bringen kann. Hat auf alle Fälle Spaß gemacht :)

Alles Gute und noch ein schönes Wochenende