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Lost Love's Lament


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Moviz

 Genre: Pop Orchestral

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This song started life as a 'blues' believe it or not and was played on guitar (well the chords were LOL). Then as I went through suitable drum beats, I happened across this one and so I saved it with this beat and began another with the blues version (coming at a later date). On this one I swapped the guitar and went keyboard; searched for suitable instruments while all the time, it was on TV about princess Diana's Inquest at the other end of the room. So it's no wonder that this took a poignant turn. When
Diana died, I was already in the middle of a very dark period in my life, due to a back that was in constant spasm and pain. Then her death really affected me deeply for some reason and I remember writing a poem dedicated to her. As I wrote this song with the accompanying newsreel about her, it brought a lot of those feelings back to me.
The sadness of lost love sings out in this melody and that's why I named it' Lost Love's Lament'. It's about Loves twists and turns throughout life, one minute up, next minute down; then we feel great until it kicks us in the teeth. it's like a snake that weaves and squirms it's way through our lives.... now you see it ... now you don't.
I chose the Boldt Violin as the main instrument because of the emotional drama it can add with it's vibrato, which may not be to everyone's taste, but I tried all the other violins and they sounded like a fork scratching on a plate in comparison..... and I think it sounds perfect for this emotional song. I can almost see a Rumanian Gypsy playing this with his shoulder length hair and flashing eyes. In fact I used to have an old LP of Gypsy music that had a similar sounding violin lead with lots of vibrato for drama and emotion. Last night I wrote this Poem about the many facets of Love so here it is then.... hope you like it. Didn't know which genre really, but I suppose Ballet, would be a good one for this.
Love Is

Love’s the force that won’t relent; it gave us all our lives,
Hurts us, yet we don’t resent it, when it blinds our eyes.
Keeps us warm, yet leaves us cold,
Keeps us young when we grow old.
Soothes us when we have the need,
Yet cuts the heart until it bleeds.

Love leads us through its merry dance, sensuous, loving, warm,
Makes the heart beat faster sometimes, yet can make us calm,
Makes us happy, makes us sad,
Treats us good and treats us bad,
Makes us healthy, makes us ill,
Yet we crave it; always will.

Love twists and turns its tortuous way and leaves us in deep pain,
When it seems we’ve lost our way, it lifts us once again.
We can’t avoid it come what may,
It’s in our lives and here to stay,
Love is part of everyone,
It lives with us and when we’ve gone,
The love we gave will carry on,
In loving memory.
Maurice Vizard 8/4/2008
This below was the Poem I wrote for Diana.
'They Say…,And Yes, It’s True (In respect of Princess Diana)

They say a sea of tears were wept,
A million flowers also swept to follow her,
So great a Nations grief,
They say her love, it knew no bounds,
Compassion too, which many found
Remembered, in their grief.

They say she touched, not just the few,
But many people, leaders too,
Yes, they all said her heart was true,
And paid respect, as was her due,
They say we never will forget,
And this, I feel is true.

They say a thousand Angels sang, in
Welcoming her home again,
They say that all of Heaven too,
Had come to gather in her name,
And all of this I can believe,
Through tears…., I know it’s true.

Maurice Vizard
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Uploaded: Apr 09, 2008 - 11:54:13 AM
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2008 - 11:54:13 AM Last Played: Feb 11, 2017 - 06:29:02 AM
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Comments
magnatone said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Lost Love's Lament
This is terrific Moviz! Really great orchestration to a gorgeous melody. The use of the bell really adds. Congratulations!
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Moviz said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Thanks Karen
I'm pleased you liked this since it's my first of this kind, regards M
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lavalamp said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Very nicely done
Very deep and well done. I can a really appreciate this type of piece. Could definitely be used for a soundtrack.

Well-done,

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Moviz said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Thanks LL
Very much appreciated comment; glad you liked this, cheers M
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paul f. page said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Ballet....
Perhaps a Pas de Deux...
Very mournful music, Maurice, and beautifully realized with your Romanian violin. Your descriptive notes really put this piece into perspective. There is always a sincerity to your music that comes through clearly. It is so nice to hear calming, meditative music in a world of such chaos.
Peace.
Paul
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Moviz said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Glad you
listened to this Paul and thanks for the favourable comment.... I like the 'sincerity' part too, that's nice, regards M
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peacepiano said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Fine
Very well arranged. The emotional mood carries well throughout. You are really getting your money's worth out of those GB instruments :) Great performance!

Thanks
Bill
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Moviz said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Thanks Bill...
Nice that you liked the arrangement and the song, sad though it is. I keep having a bash with those instruments , but the violin was the freeby from Boldt, cheers M
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Ibstrat said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Sincerity
is also what I hear in your music.Very nice melody and orchestration.I like the "Bolero" drum beat!
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Moviz said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Thanks Mark
Glad you liked this and the 'Bolero' beat was what made this for me as I liked it too, cheers M
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Feter said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Lost Love's Lament
Thats a grand work ..a true heartfelt music my
friend ..so deep so true ..thank you so very
much for sharin such gem !!
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Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Heartfelt
is my thing Feter and you sussed it. Glad you liked it, regards M
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jiguma said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Nice gypsy violin Maurice
Very sad and mournful - I can see a ballet too. Diana's life and death is a sitter for a ballet I would have thought - or a children's fairytale - or both.

You've done really well with the violin (although the constant vibrato could have maybe been reduced a bit) and the other sounds. The drums in particular are at the same time very interesting but subtle.

I really enjoyed listening to this Maurice - fine job my friend.

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Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Thanks Neil...
for the listen and nice comment, which is greatly appreciated. The excess vibrato I did try to calm, at another's suggestion, but it seems to be built into that particular Violin and it wouldn't respond; the alternative being the fork on a plate LOL, so it was no contest, regards M
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thetiler said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
Enjoyed all your words and music
I think there is a spirit of wisdom about you, hearing your music, lyrics and warmth that is such a terrific addition to MJ.

Thanks for sharing and being a great vital part of MJ.
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Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Thanks Bill...
for always making me feel so welcome here and for your more than generous comments to my work... it really means a lot. It's coming up to my first birthday at MJ (May) and receiving comments from you and other brilliant musicians here, has made this a wonderful year, so thank you again... and I'm pleased you enjoyed the poetry too, regards M
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said 3245 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
?
maurice - i believe you have the mournful heart of a Gypsy.
i truly enjoyed your sadness.

anne



Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Anne,
I do, I do,...you've seen right through me. Actually I remembered that my Great Grandmother was an Irish Gypsy, which I discovered a few years ago as I was tracing my genealogy. Anyway, I digress...... I'm pleased that my sadness pleases you LOLOL (in a nice way of course), you say the sweetest things LOL. I have an Aunt who would have described this song as "Music to jump off a cliff to", and I think that's a good description too LOL, all the best, M
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davisamerica said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
right then Maurice
great choice of the Boldt Violin i think. lyrics are touchingly poignant. is amazing how some works evolve and am grateful for your in depth back story here ... adds so much to a wonderful listen. Class Act ... you are indeed!
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Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Yes Jack
this really did 'evolve' and I'm pleased it went the way it did, adding a new string to my bow LOL (I only got the pun myself after I'd started writing this) and I'm glad you agree about the Boldt violin, for me it sounds the most natural (but who am I ? ). I'm pleased too that you read and enjoyed the words. Thanks Jack for always being so supportive; you're quite a class act yourself, cheers M
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Go_Turtle_Go said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
a true
moviz track. from the get go, i recognized your style. It has certain nick cave influences, especially the violin. sad, melancholic, but still a ray of hope.
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Moviz said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Thanks GTG
I know what you mean about about the Nick Cave after just listening his stuff; Drama! There's always hope, even at my age LOL Glad you listened, cheers M
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Skean said 3244 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Nice one
This made me think back on my stuff I did before my trip to US.
I like what you've done here my friend... It's have so much feelings in it who touch my heart deeply I love that. Great compose my friend...Bravo.


Peace, Love & Respect
---
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Moviz said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
I like
what you said Kenta... it's nice when music reaches out, thanks for the listen, regards M
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lengold said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
Mo - what can
I say... This is unbelievably beautiful and very touching. I can envisage it accompanying the next 'Godfather' film. Noticed a slight 'Bolero' in the background too.
Loved it. Downloaded it. Thanks.
Cheers
Len


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Moviz said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
Hi Len,
Thanks for that comment. I hadn't thought of The Godfather, but I can see what you mean,,,, pleased that you liked it so much, cheers M
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egobandit said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
Moviz
I dont know why It reminds me of the theme from the godfather. Love it Its full of feeling great to Listen to you enjoyed!
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Moviz said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
Thanks EgoBandit..
I can't remember what that theme was like tell you the truth, but Len above thought it was Godfather-like too.. I'll take note next time it's on TV. Glad you liked it, cheers M
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egobandit said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
LEn
What a shmuck I must seem to be I didnt read any comment and I didnt read your description I still think it is heartfelt Take care
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Moviz said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
Not a shmuck!
More a case of 'Great minds think alike" LOL, cheers M
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Heightened said 3243 days ago (April 11th, 2008)
It's funny how songs start one way
and finish another. This is a cool original piece! And it reveals the emotions of Diana's passing. Well done!
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Moviz said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
Thanks H
I'm glad you thought so. Thanks again for calling in and listening, regards M
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said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
Lost Love's Lament

Moviz! This sounds so sad and very meloncholic buy very beautiful at the same time. Love it. Thanks for sharing.
Peace Dee.




Moviz said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
I'm Pleased...
That you called and found those emotions I'd intended.... thanks so much for your comment and Fave, regards M
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blaky smith said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
the bell
Touching, very nice and emotional Maurice, your music is very well executed and your poem so deep...
Great job, which overflows your sensibility.
Friendly
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Moviz said 3242 days ago (April 12th, 2008)
Hi Marc
thank you for the kind comments and I'm pleased that the emotion came through the music... pleased too that you liked the poem. As regards the bells...the bells... they always invoke an air of sadness.... I should have gone to Notre Dame when I was in Paris shouldn't I LOL, regards M
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DWL said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Late I'm afraid
but worth it!

An ambitious piece Maurice that you carried off very well.

Cheers

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Moviz said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Never too
late Dick, glad you made it and thanks for the approval, cheers M
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Doadars Uncle said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Breadth
Very encompassing, Maurice. This has a very tragic and longingness to it.

Peace,
Doug
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Moviz said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Glad you
called in to listen Doug and thanks for the comment and fave, regards M
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dajama said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Very cool, Maurice
I think this works very well with the orchestration. I'm sure it would also be interesting using another instrumental approach like guitar, but I would be surprised it it could be better than this. The melody is sad and almost tragic, and the violin works well, I think - expressing the emotion nicely. Very impressive arrangement and terrific production. Nicely done, my friend. You have quite the range! Peace.
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Moviz said 3241 days ago (April 13th, 2008)
Thanks David...
glad you liked this. I agree that a guitar could be nice on this, but I'm not proficient enough to do that.. I'll leave it to someone else. Pleased that you dropped in to listen, cheers M
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said 3238 days ago (April 16th, 2008)
Not the blues...
...but definitely BLUE! This is awesome Maurice. A lovely tribute to the princess who touched so many of our lives. Love the sound of that Romanian violin! Bravo and Encore!

Be well friend!
Moviz said 3237 days ago (April 17th, 2008)
Thanks Michael,
it's definitely blue, but glad you liked this and hope it left you feeling all rosy, cheers M
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said 3229 days ago (April 25th, 2008)
Deep
A real deep classical piece. I'm enjoying your work very much... I'm sorry for being late to the party. Fantastic music!

Take Care
- Yeman A. Al-Rawi
Moviz said 3228 days ago (April 26th, 2008)
You're
more than welcome at any party I hold Yeman, at any time. Thank you for listening and for your appreciation, regards M
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jemtan990 said 3164 days ago (June 29th, 2008)
soundfont?
This is awesome, definitely the best in this category. Where did you find the chimes though?
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Moviz said 3163 days ago (June 30th, 2008)
Thanks Brendan
I didn't expect any more comments on this, so thanks for the nice comment and really pleased you liked it. The Bell was done on my midi from GB's 'tuned percussion' called Tubular Bells. I think it came with the Jampack Symphony that I bought. Cheers M
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Char said 3122 days ago (August 10th, 2008)
Your music definitely implies
loss that is almost uncomprehendingly tragic. After the fact, we wish we could back and prevent things, but of course, there is nothing that can be done. If a gypsy violinist was playing this for me, I'd be crying in my goulash. I am not meaning to make light of the emotion.
Forgive me. I began to think about the violin played by the blind hermit in the black and white Frankenstein movie. It made the "monster" cry.
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Moviz said 3121 days ago (August 11th, 2008)
I Know
what you mean Char. I have an old LP of Gypsy violin music somewhere, that I bought in my twenties and that too used to have me choked. It's a very emotional kind of instrument and way of playing. Thanks for listening and I'm glad you enjoyed it, regards M
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Bowman said 3100 days ago (September 1st, 2008)
Passionate and very moving work Moviz.
Tragedy affects us deeply and from it can come heartfelt art. It does here.
Thanks for sharing your heart with us.
Charlie


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Moviz said 3091 days ago (September 10th, 2008)
Thanks Bowman
for the nice comment and for listening to this. I almost missed your comment, so sorry for the late reply, cheers M
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