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Sad PianoTheme (Updated)

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Intro song for a flash project I am working on. It's short, sweet and to the point. v2

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Great

As Tsizzinc said, it was a great piece. Indeed masterful piano effects and I like the string in the back ground. I think you can put this intro in 2 different songs. 1 In a song with what you want, like sad and another style with a beat or drum bass and lots of SFX so it will be a kind of dance music. I hope the whole song will be done fast because I liked this very much,
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-Colds

I have to review this

Ok This overall was a great piece. Masterful piano effects, with a hint of jazz in the baseline. I love it.
However, the string in the back ground did nothing for me. Im sorry but whole notes just doesnt seem to add any other effect, i suggest that silence in the background will probably achieve a better effect.
I understand that that it was only a theme, and like M Rage said, its a shame its so short. Hopefully you can expand on this beautiful theme. I am looking forward to any new songs by you.

Nameless12345 responds:

Thanks for reviewing!

I am glad you enjoyed my song, "masterful" was a very powerful compliment. :)

I am curious as to what part of the song sounds the most jazzy. Do you (or anyone else reading) think having a little "blues" put into the song would make it sound more sad, or give it a diversity of sad feelings?

I changed the strings, by making them more high pitched. Then added a deep warm pad to the second half. I hope that addresses your concerns. I agree, it was kind of a filler, but without them entirely, its hard to recognize the chords the paino is playing, mainly because of the echo effects.

Thank you for the compliments and feedback. I'll be sure to lengthen the song once I am sure that this segment is polished. :)

i agree with mr. below

a very soothing sound that keeps you thinking of sad moments in your life. wonderfully performed. but i do agree with both you and mr. below, it is kinda short. if it is just for an intro that is understandable, but i would love to hear a longer version of it, to keep that sad feeling going. great work!

Nameless12345 responds:

Thanks for the feedback!

I'm not trying to ask a personal question here, but when you listen to the music, what sort of sad memories are recalled, and in what perspective does the song place them?

Very moving, well played, a bit too short.

as you said, simple, sad, emotional... hmm, truly moving. I really like how the piano speaks here, those low cello chords adds wonders to the overall effect.

When you introduce progressive left hands to the right hand melody, that was when the song really started to shine. It's a shame, that it is so short. Truly, you should make an extended mix.

That delay you had on the piano helped a lot, the reverb was of course, a plus as well.

My only complaint would stem at 0:16 when that cluster of notes suddenly appeared. It makes sense for the cluster to play later on, and maybe it is inevitable to make that first cluster not sound awkward, but those are my thoughts.

It reminds me of the ancient game Sanitarium. I don't know if you played it, but it had this one piano theme in it, that consumed my soul for many months.

Welcome to the portal! Keep up the good fight and keep em coming!

Nameless12345 responds:

Thanks for the review! (I hope I am not starting to sound like a robot... >_>)

I experimented with a different sound for the background, where the deep chords are added in later to create more of a emotional "swelling". I hope that it isn't less effective than the consistent deep strings I had before.

I removed the cluster, and now it sounds better, thanks for the input. The simplicity in the first half delivers a unique, sympathetic sadness, which works well in contrast with the powerful effect delivered by the second half.

Many months? I wonder how much work it would take to make a song that powerful... I'll be sure to listen to it. :)

Thank you, again! You're support is appreciated!

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Oct 22, 2007
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