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Excerpt from Petrouchka Fantasy for Synth



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A 4-minute excerpt from a synth fantasy based loosely on Stravinsky's ballet music. (revised 2016)

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Uploaded: Dec 06, 2016 - 09:48:03 PM
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2016 - 09:48:03 PM Last Played: Mar 07, 2017 - 09:45:38 PM
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richard13 said 134 days ago (December 11th, 2016)
Right then...
I'm not running for president of the H3nry Fan Club but you are frikkin' amazing! I listened to the long version a couple of days ago, as well as browsed a bit on your website, and I suspect that your attention to detail, your dedication to programming every nuance, and your sensitivity (to the music) must come from years of tinkering with HeathKits and such.

I don't know the music of Petrouchka and I also suspect I won't listen to it again but you obviously love it. I have incredible respect for your having accomplished this. Bravo!
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Daugrin said 133 days ago (December 11th, 2016)
Skilled midi work Sir. The re-imagination of the thing alone is outstanding, all the nuance and care taken on top of that is breath taking.
Kudos on the keyboard work here.

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paul f. page said 128 days ago (December 16th, 2016)
My fav ballet music
And you've done a magical job reimagining it with new instruments and, ahem, a completely new fibe. Such a pleasure to hear 'this fanciful score through an electronic lens that, while organically so much different from the acoustic original orchestration, nevertheless retains Stravinsky's exuberance and inventiveness. Bravo!
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H3nry said 128 days ago (December 17th, 2016)
Not the ballet you were expecting.
While the notes are more or less in Stravinsky's original order, I think of this as a new piece - a fantasy intended for listening only, and the only thing that matters is pleasing the ear. My ear, more precisely, and hopefully other ears as well. There is certainly a lot here that isn't usual or even possible to perform except with a computer. So it goes. As time passes and I keep tinkering, it drifts farther and farther from its origins, but it retains Stravinsky's intent of a pianist firing volleys of notes at the world.
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