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Mountain Winds



 Genre: Classical

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Inspired from a small piece called "Oural" : I've tried to give it several kinds of rhythms, just like what you can experience on a day-long hike.
It sounds unfinished in several parts but I wanted to share it as it is anyway.
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Uploaded: Nov 30, 2008 - 01:53:09 AM
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2008 - 01:53:09 AM Last Played: Jun 17, 2019 - 09:42:46 AM
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Doadars Uncle said 3943 days ago (November 30th, 2008)
Cycling rhythms
I enjoy this dimensional feel with transitions. It is like the uncertain winds through craggy peaks.
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VicDiesel said 3943 days ago (November 30th, 2008)
There are some interesting dissonances here. You seem to switch between keys pretty quickly, and one phrase begins before another is properly ended. Very cool effect.

Ultimately you may be stretching that one theme a bit far. The repetitions in different keys and different instruments are not enough to sustain 5 minutes.

You should develop this piece further. The beginning sounds very good and quite unique.

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fabien0784 said 3942 days ago (November 30th, 2008)
thanks for listening
to say the truth, as it was mentioned in a previous comment, the structure is more or less "natural" or "random" (to be more prosaïc). I just used my own experience of how instruments should get together and try to make it a reality.

I don't know about the length : do you mean it becomes repetitive ?

I was thinking about adding another speedy part at about the 2/3 (something that echoes the beginnning). Hm... this would require to find the time when the listener becomes bored... tbc

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kristyjo said 3942 days ago (November 30th, 2008)
Very nice themes
Lovely snippets of thematic material. I agree with Vic, however, that at a couple of points there should be more development. Perhaps expand that 8 beat rhythmn into 16 beats. At 3:50 you give us something rhythmically different and slow it down. That's nice. I like the very slow build of the 'voice', and how at first, you're only subliminally aware of it. Keep working at it. It sounds to me like you could strip out some deadwood between 2 and 3 minutes, and then have a recapitulation of the first themes back again at the end.
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Bowman said 3942 days ago (November 30th, 2008)
Somewhat random and fragmented but personal and not at all boring.

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sschedra said 3895 days ago (January 17th, 2009)
Wow what a collage
I see a lot of different edges to the same rock. I like it and respect the effort to place these different elements together. I agree that the main theme might need some help to make it through five minutes, but I wouldn't know what to do myself so . . . Complex and interesting and well produced.
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fabien0784 said 3895 days ago (January 17th, 2009)
the next version "mountain melody" is posted here, but it also needs rework... As usual, changing a small part will influence all the rest. Thanks for listening. Kind regards.
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stviemr said 3757 days ago (June 3rd, 2009)
It certainly has melody. I appreciate the unusual harmony employed and the flirtations between the different melodies. I do like the 'quiet' sense of the piece too? Reminds me of mountains in that regard.
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