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Comus v2


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MidiOrleans

 Genre: Classical

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In 1857 the Mistic Krewe of Comus gave the first organized
parade on Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Festivities including processions
had existed many years before but not as well organized
during the Carnival season.
Comus in Greek mythology was the god of festivity, revels, and nocturnal dalliances. He was the cup bearer and son of Bacchus/Dionysus.
In New Orleans the organization still holds its annual ball on Mardi Gras night,
this year February 21, 2012.

Image: Comus at Gallier Hall, New Orleans 1872

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Comments: 7
Fans: 8
Plays: 50
Downloads: 55

Uploaded: Feb 21, 2012 - 01:00:27 PM
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2012 - 10:31:59 PM Last Played: Mar 19, 2017 - 09:01:47 AM
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Hardware:
iMac
M-Audio Keystation 49e
Software:
Miroslav Philharmonik
Apple Symphony Jam Pack 4
Comments
composerclark said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
Bravo!
I like the spacious opening; wonderfully evocative atmosphere.

I also like the various mood changes you have going on, especially the very dramatic, darker section at around three minutes... this is very powerful! I found myself wanting to continue, but, at 4 + minutes, this is already a pretty substantial composition, and an impressive achievement! Bravo!
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richard13 said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
Nocturnal dalliances
gotta love 'em! And this Scotty: even better in its longer form. Downloaded, of course, thanks.
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Bowman said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
What a treat
to hear even more of this terrific work. I love the galloping rhythm you've added about 2 thirds through it adds great excitement to this section. Wonderful work.
Cheers,
Charlie
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kristyjo said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
Wonderful
I always enjoy your transcriptions of classic compositions, but this is fantastic. While it is cohesive, and flows really well, it also has excellent contrast in texture and volume.
Of course, I always love your research, too, and that you share it here.
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Catalina22 said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
Expansive
The strings coming in at 1:20 are wonderful! Love the expansiveness of this piece. Love the drama at about 2:30! The tambourine is an awesome touch there. I absolutely loved the whole thing.
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Outtaorbit said 1863 days ago (February 21st, 2012)
Wonderful stuff....
As i've been told .... stuff is what the universe is made of.....
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Narad said 1863 days ago (February 22nd, 2012)
Comus
Fantastic stuff ! Full of fantasies and festive fanfares ! Highly enjoyed the listen :)
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Artist Info
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Name: Scotty Hill
Location: New Orleans Louisiana USA
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My name is Scotty Hill and I use the name MidiOrleans for my computer music projects. I was born and grew up in New Orleans. Many genres of music can be found here. We have a very fine symphony and opera, as well as contemporary jazz, gospel, blues,... [see more]

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