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A song from Amokopera. Our hero is on holiday in Turkey. As he lies on the beach the chill out music wafts across the sands and he drifts off to sleep and is possessed by the spirit of the east.
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Uploaded: Nov 26, 2006 - 05:18:49 PM
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2006 - 05:18:49 PM Last Played: Nov 13, 2018 - 05:12:18 AM
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peacepiano said 4438 days ago (November 26th, 2006)
Good beat
Another excellent piece. Is there a short outline of this opera you could post on your page so I can get a feel for how the sequence of events and songs go? This is starting to look like a very interesting project you have going here.
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DWL said 4437 days ago (November 28th, 2006)
Thanks - much appreciated
I've just added some more details of "opera" on my profile. I'm not sure it gives you much more but .....

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Youra said 4437 days ago (November 27th, 2006)
Too short !
Starts as a Suicide song (rock minimalist) and drifts from NY towards oriental shores. I like a lot the way you sing this. But it ends too soon ! I would like you to carry on... you're embarking me for a trip I expected lasting longer. Also, just my opinion, take care of the synth you're bringing in. Softens the song too much, and a bit "orientalish" and corny to my ears. Enthralling peace, anyway. Once again, well done, mate !
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DWL said 4437 days ago (November 28th, 2006)
Thanks for your comments. It's really only a linking piece and wasn't meant as a full blown song so that's why it's quite short. Although I can see what you mean about the synth I wanted it to be soft to match the very mellow groove he's in (that's why I kept my voice very even.). I tried a number of sounds but couldn't find one that suited better than the one I used.


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thetiler said 4436 days ago (November 28th, 2006)
Like the play
on words. Interesting music as well. Again, you have a nice word-hook going on on this.

Cool ending as well!

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DWL said 4436 days ago (November 29th, 2006)
Thanks Mr T
much appreciated (hope the votes worked btw :) )
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Emre said 4428 days ago (December 6th, 2006)
I really like your singing and composing... And its glad to hear that u mention Turkey, because %u0130 am from turkey! But i had to say that i could not hear the saz or oud voice in the song as in your key words for the song. The eastern melody sounds like played from Kanun or a more Eastern instrument Santur, which can be tought as the simple version of Kanun... Anyway thanks for sharing this nice song :)
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DWL said 4428 days ago (December 7th, 2006)
Well spotted
Thanks for your comments Emre. The Turkish link was initially due to the story so I needed a song that had some "Eastern" type sounds. You take the prize for noticing that it is not in fact a saz. It started out as a real one that I was given a few years ago but perhaps because I can't really play it convincely and/or it's a cheap tourist model it didn't sound right. I transferred what I was playing on the saz to the keyboard and played around with the saz sounds in GB and ended up using ----------- a dulcimer ! Go figure !!!!

Thanks again.



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slumbering said 4124 days ago (October 6th, 2007)
I like this song
as she is. I more than like it- this is wonderful! Such a unique sound.
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DWL said 4107 days ago (October 23rd, 2007)
And I thank you very much!
I'm pleased you enjoyed it


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Char said 2896 days ago (February 15th, 2011)
seductive. I love the music. Thanks.
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davajonah said 2276 days ago (October 27th, 2012)
As she is
I love the synth voices you are using here. Very interesting.
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say said 1273 days ago (July 27th, 2015)
As She Is
Really like this alot, such a cool song...!! Glad I came across it, never heard anything quite like it - it'll be dl & put on replay, intriguing.. Thankyou very much
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