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Invention #41 by Paul F. Page



 Genre: Pop Classical

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One of Paul's newer inventions played on the $15 Yamaha keyboard.

The Yamaha cleaned up nicely, and with the works fixed up, it's gonna be a Christmas present. Turns out there wasn't a baby DX-7 hidden inside - Yamaha had everything it's capable of already printed on the front panel. But it was a fun project, and I still like the sounds it can make.
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Uploaded: Dec 17, 2016 - 12:17:41 PM
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2016 - 12:17:41 PM Last Played: Aug 13, 2017 - 03:02:04 PM
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Toy Yamaha keyboard from Goodwill.
H3nry said 282 days ago (December 17th, 2016)
The original
The original, the real thing can be found here:

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Parichayaka said 282 days ago (December 17th, 2016)
Just listened to Narad's 'Aspiring...' post and this mellowed me out again. Somehow I found this thoroughly enjoyable. The description helped - there is a sweet irony of a cheap instrument playing this beautiful composition.
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paul f. page said 282 days ago (December 17th, 2016)
Sweet irony...
Peri nailed it. Many thanks, Henry. WHo'd 'ave thunk it but you? I love your smooth journey through this little number. Inventive and engaging orchestration to be sure. Thanks for taking such care of this piece.
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richard13 said 282 days ago (December 18th, 2016)
Great depth to those sounds
Amazing to think they came from a thrift shop find. Super interpretation.
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H3nry said 282 days ago (December 18th, 2016)
Big difference in the instruments' abilities, tho. Paul can play this piece in a single performance on his Johannus organ. 3 manuals, couplers, and pedals. (And he has the talent.)

The toy keyboard can only make one sound at a time, so each line has to be recorded into Logic, then reverb, etc. can be added to spice the mix. The bells sound like bells. The clarinet sounds like a toy synth, and the bass guitar sounds like a bass, but not particularly guitar-ish. Still, ya can make nice music on it.
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davajonah said 276 days ago (December 24th, 2016)
Paul's baroque tune has certainly been given the treatment here. Makes you think about what the old masters could have done with today's technology. They'd have had a ball I believe. Very nicely done sir.
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