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Wow MoOoOoOoM

you should make more of this stuff if that's u playing the piano like zackysan said id buy it this is such a soulfull piece Nobuo Uematsu would be proud xD


Wow this song is awesome!!! If this is you playing, you need to make a CD i would so buy it! Anyways dude this is great i hope we hear more of you soon!! :D


after hearin the orchestal version this seems like a SuperNES version or something...
anyway, this is a review not a conparison, so the song is good, but need a lot of "feeling" like a violin or the transverse flute, is not enough with the piano only

So... what's new?

It sounds as though you just added some spatial effects to a midi file you found on the internet and sped it up a bit. It's been done. To be fair, I think you have something going with the omitted right hand in the beginning. Having said that, it could only ever reach its potential in an original arrangement. On the GM piano it sounds so dull and lifeless. The reverb doesn't really do much for me (too wet imo). You should definitely automate sustain controls and maybe tempo fluctuations. Also try to offset the timing of some notes by a very small amount to make it sound more natural, espescially in chords.

After about 1m30s I don't really feel like I need to listen to it any further because I know already how it's going to pan out. If you do more VG tune covers in the future (and I think you should to get more practice) you should arrange them differently to give them your own personal touch and to keep the listener on their toes.

Keep it up.

Champius responds:


thanks for your in depth review its appreciated!

and yes the omitted left hand i thought would fit better than the intro that the other 100 versions of this start with,

i see what you mean by dull and lifeless but, i sort of wanted that feel.......i tried making the song itself be as if it were background music in a temple in the game.....if you know what i mean....

i did also add quite a few of my own touches to the song, many of them after 1:30

as for everything else, i'd say that's more of a preference issue....


thanks for the review : ]

Beautifully Faithful

Handles the somber aura of the original well. One of the many reasons Final Fantasy music can be great, very well done.

Champius responds:

hey thanks a lot!

Credits & Info


4.29 / 5.00

Apr 5, 2009
6:14 PM EDT
Video Game
File Info
6.6 MB
2 min 53 sec

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