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Sycamore Grove

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A melancholy piece where the inspiration comes from a grove of sycamore trees in my town. While a path takes you along these living monuments, they are fading and will some day, like all of us pass away.
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Uploaded: Mar 21, 2006 - 07:39:22 PM
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2006 - 08:45:49 PM Last Played: Jan 10, 2017 - 07:47:19 PM
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charliechen said 4172 days ago (March 23rd, 2006)
I enjoyed this piece very much. I liked the simple piano voice being surrounded by various strings. The piano was like a tree, standing firm while the world changed around it.

The very last chord was about to finish everything off nicely when the strings come in again with the third and dominant of the chord for about 2 or 3 beats. It was a little jarring for me.

I also missed some additional colour in the instrument palette of your piece. Some woodwinds here and there to echo the piano melody, perhaps. Or maybe the melancholy sounds of a French Horn to parallel the mood of the piece.

Minor suggestions. Really about personal taste.

Overall, a truly lovely piece.
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rsolorio said 4171 days ago (March 23rd, 2006)
Thank you,

This was a big departure for me. My main genre would be standard rock/
alternative. But with the capabilities of Garageband I've been able to realize
what's been in my brain.

Having just too much fun with the possibilities.


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Macaudion said 4167 days ago (March 27th, 2006)
What a gorgeous tune rsolorio. Really beautiful. Thanks for sharing -
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nyakki said 4161 days ago (April 3rd, 2006)
Nicely done
I really enjoyed listening to this piece.

There were a few times I wish I heard a little variation in the instruments,
like charliechen mentioned, but, overall, very moving.

Thank you for sharing.

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futzpucker said 4160 days ago (April 4th, 2006)
Quite pretty
Very lovely piece, Roy. I especially like the fact that you had to move out
of your normal genre to create this, and yet I still feel ease in the

Congratulations on creating this beautiful song. I look forward to hearing
more of your compositions.
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said 4129 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
This is luxurious and powerful. Such nice legato and crescendos. I'd love to sing over this aural landscape. I am inspired. You are a writer and performer!
rsolorio said 4129 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
Thanks for all yor comments.

My next song will also be a instrumental, over the top with emotion, but I'm
excited about getting it done and posted.


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Teufel said 4072 days ago (July 1st, 2006)
This one blows my mind!
Really great instrumental song - I love it.
The piano that caress your mind, the slow strings
in the background ... nice, nice

Sounds like big film music.
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ktb said 3939 days ago (November 10th, 2006)
very inspired
a colorful and joyous composition. Like sycamores in Autumn. Deftly played with emotive nuance. Killer melody
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rsolorio said 3920 days ago (November 30th, 2006)
Thanks for stopping bye
Apprreciate the comments, and ear.


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j2morrow said 3899 days ago (December 21st, 2006)
Lovely tune
Very calm and peaceful. I liked the way you brought in the strings. The song sounds like a simple arrangement but there's more going on here than you're at first aware of. It builds nicely. I could listen and see the wind fluttering through the leaves. Wonderful job.
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rsolorio said 3898 days ago (December 22nd, 2006)
Why I love GB
This is why I love GB so much. I can go from art rock to something sublime like this so easily. It's given me more expression than I could hope for.

Now it's my turn to go through your tunes %D

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gail60 said 3607 days ago (October 9th, 2007)
beautiful song
Really enjoyed this one. Found you after your post about the over mileaged car. This is a sweet piece. Soothing and peaceful. You are very talented. Glad I got to listen to your music. I like the way you sing also on your other tunes. Thanks for sharing!
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rsolorio said 3007 days ago (May 31st, 2009)
Thanks Gail
And thanks for your support in listening to some of my music. I'm sorry to say that it's hard for me to get around to do the same. But I did listen to your "Sleep" tune and must say how impressed I was on so many musical levels.
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Char said 3008 days ago (May 30th, 2009)
So glad
you tried something else. Very very lovely. Remind me of Gail60's work. You aren't playing a piano? Wow! Thanks.
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