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Enigma Variations Theme (Edward Elgar)


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scrappyjon

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This is the Theme of the rest of the movements from Enigma Variations. It will continue to be a work in progress. This is the latest version. I printed out the score keyboarded all the parts in. It is note for note of the original. Right now my goal is to make them sing via dynamics, mixing and time/tempo. My goal is to do all of these in a way to sound like you are listening to an actual orchestra. I've been trying to copy a performance. I've been using the London Symphony Orchestra recording of it to try to mimic a little bit.
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Uploaded: Oct 05, 2015 - 11:11:37 PM
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2015 - 12:06:16 PM Last Played: Mar 02, 2017 - 06:24:14 PM
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Garageband 10 with Final Stage 3 upgrade.
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Warren Smith said 566 days ago (October 6th, 2015)
It's an enigma
I'm happy to see you are finally able to post something after waiting for so long. This sounds well-articulated. I will go through the other Enigma posts that are a part of what you doing. Welcome aboard!
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scrappyjon said 566 days ago (October 6th, 2015)
Shocked
Thanks! I was shocked when I did my bi-weekly check in and saw that all of them have uploaded. Glad I waited it out.

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Bowman said 566 days ago (October 6th, 2015)
Ah such a beautiful work
by Sir Edward.
Filled with longing, regret and sadness.
I enjoyed this quite a bit scrappyjon.
Cheers,
Charlie
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davisamerica said 566 days ago (October 6th, 2015)
Bravo
..... Welcome to the MJ Zoo
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PeterB7858 said 561 days ago (October 11th, 2015)
Enigma Variations
Nicely done. Classic work. I like how you have rendered the lower registers. Thanks.
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paul f. page said 560 days ago (October 12th, 2015)
Lovely realization...
You've taken on a huge project and the results are pretty stunning so far. As this opened, it felt a little "detached," the legato connection from note to note with way too much separation. But as the number progressed, you seem to have found your footing and the intended legato began to take over and to help the notes really sing. I think you are really on to something wonderful here and hope you will have the patience to continue experimenting with your virtual orchestra. It is so nice to hear this kind of beautiful music here.
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Name: scrappyjon
Location: Birmingham Alabama United States
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Living in Alabama. I was a music major at a small liberal arts school in central Alabama. Graduated in 04. I've been married for 10 years and I am in the steel business. I am basically doing 1 of 3 things in my spare time. 1. Watching t.v shows with ... [see more]

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