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A song I created for an inspirational short film. Please let me know what you think! Greetings, Chris

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I like how soft the marimba(?) sounds. The chord sequence is nice enough if a little cliched. But the song doesn't progress! We have the instrumentation build a little bit, the piano tinkles away and we get some sort of timpani/percussion. But melodically the song goes nowhere. Even if you didn't want to change the chord pattern you could at least have introduced some countermelodies or overlapping melodies that looped over a longer period than 4 bars. The note at 1:04 seems an unnecessary jump in pitch that doesn't flow from the single note repetition prelude it was given.
That said I like how all the instruments sound and the mixing seems good to me. As background music in a short film i'm sure it would do nicely. Certainly has a feel of rising and inspiring.

ChrisisD responds:

I agree with you on every point. What I forgot to mention is indeed it's background music during a speech. It isn't interesting enough to listen on it's own I agree. Though with speech going through it, it shouldn't be too complicated nor distracting. I thank you for your opinion and vision!
As for the chords, well yeah the most common chord progression known to men perhaps, though it was suitable for this short film.

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Oct 20, 2012
8:53 PM EDT
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2 min 54 sec

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