Drift, Sunshine, Drown

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Suite in three movements:

I. Drifting
II. Dear Nicky
III. Emily

Written as incidental music for a friend's play. The first movement sets the scene, the second accompanies a father's promise to his son to do better in the wake of the mother's departure, and the third concludes with the mother herself struggling to make peace with the schizophrenia for which she's been indefinitely institutionalized.

String orchestra, harp, piano (2nd movement only)

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Dunno what HotSax down there was talking about. I'm listening to this on Bose headphones and it sounds absolutely clear. Beautiful to boot. I'm thoroughly impressed, sir.

sinequanon responds:

that's a relief to hear!

Wow :O

This is an awesome piece of music. It starts out a little iffy, and I wasn't sure where you would go with it, but the end result was fantastic. All three movements are great, and really capture the mood of the scenes you wrote in the description.

I'm having a hard time choosing whether I like the second or third movements better, but I think I'm probably gonna go with the third, although the piano solo was incredible as well.

Only thing is, and you probably already know this, the quality is a little iffy. Is this a recording, or...?

9/10 5/5

sinequanon responds:

thanks for the review, tho I'm not sure what you're referring to quality-wise, only the second mvnt is recorded (albeit with a cheap microphone). the first and third mvnts use a sound library whose weakest feature is the string samples, especially when very exposed.

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Jan 14, 2012
6:23 PM EST
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6 min 12 sec

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