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Spring Showers


Enrique Gil

 Genre: Classical

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This sounds remains me of a bucolic scene. In the spring of 2003 we went to Bodie, a ghost town in California. It was a beautiful day and we got caught in a spring (or summer?) shower, clearing the sky, and filling my mind of wonderful memories. Thinking of my wife and kids made my play this song, composed "on the fly", stopping only to correct mistakes, adjust LE because of memory overload, and add one track on top of the other, sort of speak. I hope you like it. Quite short but sweet and melodic. Piano, flute and guitar play with each other for the melody.
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Uploaded: Mar 30, 2008 - 09:03:12 PM
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2008 - 09:09:24 PM Last Played: Jan 10, 2017 - 04:26:44 PM
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Yamaha CVP-98, MacBook, Fire wire external drive, Uno Sport Midi Cable (nothing fancy as you can see).
LE, Ivory Piano with 12" German Steinway
paul f. page said 3639 days ago (March 30th, 2008)
Just a...
...sweet little song, Enrique. It is so peaceful and unadorned with anything other than pure music. Very nice. Consider a little reverb everywhere, esp. with the flute. The recording sounds "live," but a little "dry." Don't exactly know how to put it...Ivory has a 12' Steinway?
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gail60 said 3639 days ago (March 30th, 2008)
Very short, very sweet and very pretty. This is a nice little song filled with tender emotion inside. Really enjoyed it. Thanks Enrique.
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Feter said 3639 days ago (March 30th, 2008)
Spring Showers
this is just awesome ...you realy should see a
singer to sing this ..how wonderuflly written
the flute is amazin with the harp ..wo ...excellent!!

thank you for sharing such gem !
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RickW said 3639 days ago (March 31st, 2008)
Didn't know
you could get such a fine sound out of a keyboard so short. :-) Very nice tune Enrique.

God bless,


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Bowman said 3636 days ago (April 3rd, 2008)
Nice to hear a more contemporary..
piece with this, Enrigue. It still has your hopeful spirit but in a more modern simpler setting. Well done.
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Lowborn said 3632 days ago (April 7th, 2008)
Very nice
Beautiful tune, peaceful feeling, I like it.
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John Stebbe said 3550 days ago (June 27th, 2008)
This could be a hymn tune. Would not be a big problem to come up with lyrics for this.

The flute sound is pleasant and works well.

The melody sounds as if it's been around for 200 years (I mean that in a good way). Very singable.

"Nothing fancy"? -- If you've got a digital piano MIDIed to your Mac, and you've got LE -- the world is at your fingertips! You're only limited by your imagination. Think of what composers from 50 years ago (heck, 20 years ago) would think of your setup, and all the possibilities at your disposal. We really are living in the future.



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said 3550 days ago (June 28th, 2008)
Amazing work and an enjoyable listen. Always appreciate your work and I'm just so sorry for being late, I was burden with studies when this posted so I didn't have the time to comment. Glad I found it and did now!

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VicDiesel said 3520 days ago (July 28th, 2008)
Easy does it
Sweet tune.

You essentially have 3 sections of 4 phrases. The first two start with similar sounding themes and the third deviates a bit more. For symmetry, I'd end with repeating the first section.
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Music was my first love. it still is. I have rediscovered music and time flies when playing my piano. My heroes: Bach, Chopin, Beethoven and Vivaldi. Seeing Handel's burial place at Westminster Abby brought tears to my eyes, and look with great ant... [see more]

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