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-Orr- Prelude

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This is the first piece in "A Tale of a Champion" -- a long, multi-movement piece set to the legend of King Arthur. This initial movement sets up the rest of the work, introducing the main themes that are developed in later movements.

The ending cuts off abruptly -- this is because there is a short transition without pause into the next movement (which will appear on Newgrounds)!

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Small EQ and over-compression adjustments. The entire track should have more contrast between the quiet and loud parts.

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I love this song! The best part is probably how well paced it is. It still keeps an ambitious tone while being fairly pleasant. It takes itself slowly in such a nice manner. This is the first time I noticed that audio submissions have the score on the side of the song. I can really hear the piano in this.

My mom is still playing the piano. My dad sings, not that that means anything. It gets more fast paced as it goes along. Pacing is a very important part of a song. I can really recognize the Orr part of it now. You are a very talented musician. It's even a little sad now that I listen to it.

It sounds like i'm wandering around in a forest while laughing fairies lead me to a big open area in the forest. The trees have formed some sort of roof over a little fairy village. Then some goblins lurk in the background. They suddenly ambush the village and I draw my sword to drive them back. I kill a few, but the village is destroyed. I haven't realized this before I look around and see hundreds of dead fairies, then the survivors stand up and join me to find out what has caused all this violence. Sounds good?

The music has a great variation and I can't wait for the rest of the piece to come into here. The music has so much suspence and you can let your imagination run wild like I did over. I for my part would like to hear some sort of great trumpet solo or something like that. Maybe they can interact in some sort of battle from the legend? The altering is great! The music is great! I haven't got enough words to type what else is great here!

great song, this song sounds like it sould be used in a game where you go exploring through a forest

its like is froma a cartoon that is someone exploring and describeing someones life cool epic

This was amazing. The ups, and the eerie downs. Pure musical brilliance at it's highest, my friend. I'm looking forward to the rest of the movements. Amazing.

and I don't think anyone could explain it better than KKSlider60.

"Very charming composition, it sounds as if Final Fantasy XII took a step forward towards melody and atmosphere instead of solely relying on virtuosity and scene-dependent material. A prologue to a long journey, full of smiles and tears. Keep making cinematic tracks like this, for their depth and vastness deserve to be listened." -KKSlider60

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4.91 / 5.00

Jun 22, 2012
2:01 AM EDT
File Info
3.4 MB
2 min 55 sec

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