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Essence of Sorrow

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This is the longest song I've made so far, and I can't believe how good it ended. I wanted to make something calm and yet sad at the same time, and this came up. Hope you like it. Enjoy!

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I love the sound of the Ehru. One of my most favorite insterments

Great stuff...but...

As I said, this is GREAT stuff.

The piano is absolutely phenomenal... but I feel the second instrument kills the effect. Perhaps it's because the sound is synthesized, I'm not certain.

It creates an Asian effect, there's no doubt... but are you certain that is what you were aiming for? The sorrow carries on until exactly 2:45... then the song begins anew.

Of course, these are just my opinions and I'm a huge fan of truly SAD music.

In any case well done and PLEASE make more, your creation was great here and I hope to see more in the future.


Oh I like this!!! That erhu reminds me of a Samurai movie. In a matter of fact it could be used in a movie. The beat goes in nicely too. What VST instrument was that at 2:19-2:22?

This song was just what I was looking for. Thanks so much!!! KS666

My favorite of the day!

What could I say! I love the feeling, the softness, the delicacy of how each sound match each second on the rhythm, I imagine blue mountains, a green sky, an orange river, I don't know, but then at time 1:30 and at time 2:20 it turns even better, I can feel the space and the stars, man that's a really good music you are doing. Honestly, I like it. The guitar at 3:50 was my favorite, the music at 5:20 and the effects are like a good arroz con habichuela to my paladar! Great!

I will download this one straight away!
10/10 + 1 and 5/5 +1 on this one, that's like an A++bonus 2


BatrozX responds:

Dude, I love your reviews. They are the most detailed reviews I've seen in my life. Thanx...btw...now I'm hungry.. :P


Really enjoyed this.
Thank you :)
I agree about the chinise feel - it makes it so soothing.
And it still feels great when the drums kick in.
Really like the end.
I also like how the main instrument changes.

BatrozX responds:

I really appreciate your review, since it has far more detail than the other ones. thanx, glad you enjoyed it. :)

Credits & Info


4.88 / 5.00

Nov 8, 2008
7:17 PM EST
File Info
7 MB
6 min 9 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.