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The Falcon's Reflection (Demo)

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This is just a demo (about 1/4 of the final product), but... It's the demo for a song that touches me in a way that no other song ever has.

This song holds so many meanings for me... I can't describe how it makes me feel. It is the culmination of all the extremes and contrasts I've experienced in the last three months - so many things have happened in that time... I might even go as far as to say that this describes everything I am.

I've always viewed my soul as a Falcon, gliding peacefully over a lake or river... I think that the question I've posed to myself through this song is - What does the Falcon see in his reflection? At the deepest level of consciousness, who are we to ourselves, and subsequently to others?

And so I lose myself in this music, as the light shimmers off the water below my wings in a warm breeze of a summer day... I remember, and I reflect.


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I dont write reviews a lot, but this really asks for me saying that this is awesome.
Great job!

ObsidianSnow responds:

Really pleased to hear that you liked it, battleshield.

You reviewed at an interesting time... You should keep an eye out for my next release, as I think you'd like that, too... I can't tell you the full name yet, but look out for BTS-HS. ;) Thanks for the review!

Solo in paradise...

Definitely feels like a solo reflection of a person or even as you described, a reflection through the eyes of a falcon. I enjoyed the the entire piece, specifically the build up around 1:30. Great start, but I would strongly recommend reaching the high notes every once in a while or even have a higher octave counter melody. To me, a few high notes at the right moment can make the song feel a lot more dramatic and intense (almost a pensive reflection). Otherwise, keeping it with that lower octave can feel like its a dreary song. All in all, awesome demo. I look forward to seeing your finished song. =)

ObsidianSnow responds:


I believe you're right about the higher notes... The song isn't meant to be entirely uplifting, but it's not really meant to be entirely depressing, either. Listening to this now and thinking about what you've said, however, I believe there are some sections here that could use a few higher points in them. Later on there are some higher countermelodies and branches, too - so hopefully that will help the song along its way.

This review was actually really helpful - you've got me thinking about a multitude of other things I could do to make this better as well.

Thanks for the review, denizen of night!

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Mar 13, 2009
8:37 PM EDT
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1.8 MB
1 min 58 sec

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