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Greensleeves (Novus Lemma)


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stevenkeys

 Genre: Celtic
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A reflection of the popular Greensleeves tune with a new theme. I thought I might delve into the piece slowly, sort of like a storyteller might do with text he reads. This musical story grabs at the audience, slowly building and then triumphantly takes off as if it were a "victory" fanfare to a battle long forgotten. I wanted it to sound new, yet traditional at the same time. Honoring that ageless quality Greensleeves has always had.
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Comments: 5
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Plays: 223
Downloads: 198
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Uploaded: Mar 05, 2007 - 08:46:47 PM
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2007 - 08:46:47 PM Last Played: Jun 15, 2019 - 06:11:11 PM
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Hardware:
Roland HP 337
Roland VS880 Digital Workstation
Software:
Cooledit
Comments
rtcooper said 4606 days ago (March 5th, 2007)
FINE TRANSLATION
Better than the original to my ear.
Appropriately Romantic and somewhat Cinematic.

Seems to be some Track hiss that the Gate missed in low volume passages, but not a big deal.

The counterpoint instrument (chimes?) at the three-quarter mark competes for room with the piano's main voice. Perhaps a pan further off center would create some more room. If not, some EQ will probably help resolve it.

Great "Telling" of the Piece.

Best Regards,
Cooper
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stevenkeys said 4606 days ago (March 6th, 2007)
thx
RT, thanks for your feedback. Yeah, I lost the original master and what I had left was a remast I had attempted several years back, and when I ran it thru I had punched too much, and ended up forcing too much treble, etc. One of these days I will attempt to re-record. But thanks for the kind feedback!
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Brian Weiland said 4507 days ago (June 12th, 2007)
Gorgeous!
This is one of my favorite melodies of all time, and you somehow manage to make it fresh and original, and even modern, all while still maintaining the beauty and sensitivity of the original.

I've got no real monitors tonight (just the imac's litle speakers) so I can't really comment on sound quality, but I like the originality of the arrangement a lot.

~Brian
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Lizbets said 4493 days ago (June 26th, 2007)
So nice
I love the way this classical piece becomes dramatic, but then ends simply and pure to the grace of the song. It has a wonderful feel to it.
Elizabeth
Laluna579 said 4431 days ago (August 27th, 2007)
one of my favorites
Wow, is it possible that this is better than the traditional version? I really do think so. I love hearing people's different variations on old classics like this one, without taking away from it.
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Name: Steven Keys
Location: Atlanta GA USA
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Recording indie keyboard music since 2000. I Started putting up tracks on mp3.com back when it was the "only" music scene on the internet, and just enjoyed sharing music. Once I realized that some actually enjoyed listening, I kept at it back when I ... [see more]

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Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic peoples of Western Europe. The term Celtic music may refer to both orally-transmitted traditional music and recorded popular music with o

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