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Was that a dream?

Mozart...
Le Nozze di Figaro.
Piano sounds like harpsichord.
Vocalise.
Practice, practice!
Do Cats practice?
(This Cat does....sometimes.)

Sound travels,
Weaves beyond to stars.
Waves of sound sent like beacons
Another listens.

Another wonders.
What is this sound?
And so starts the chase!
Harpsichord becomes orchestra
Sound travels
Light travels faster

Alien eyes glow.
Friend or foe?
I cannot distinguish
In the dance of light
Crackling.
Blinding.

Tom spoke of Alien
Tadashi, too
Is this danger?
I sing.

Voice weaves a web.
Travels to heavens
Frequencies muddle,
Confuse,
Swirl into a myst
And trace towards...

a perceptualvortex.

I awake.
All is darkness.
Was that a dream?




(No chickens were harmed in the making of this Episode.)
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Uploaded: Dec 12, 2005 - 07:45:07 AM
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Comments
_nderscore said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
good morning music
i'm not sure if i'm awake yet. i seem to keep slipping back into little
fragments of dreamland.. or is that just the song. lots of fun, all over the
map! wonderfully produced :D

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Tom Atwood said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
good morning music
I agree with _nderscore, this IS all over the place. From one galaxy to the
next, one dimension to another, splitting atoms and genres in a single
composition. And, I'm sure you get tired of hearing this, but...for me, the big
moment in this piece is your voice, specifically the solo vocal, which I guess is
sung in some kind of alien gibberish dream language?

Nice job, Cat. And one more thing, Never surrender! Never say die! (Or is it,
Never say die! Never surrender!?? Let me work on that...)


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Mystified said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Mozart conquers the Martians
Though it might sound like I'm singing in an alien language--and maybe due to my pronunciation I am!--I'm actually singing in Italian there.
"Voi che sapete" from Le Nozze di Figaro.
(Shhhhh, Tom....hopefully rik didn't hear you! ;)

I thought it cosmic justice that Mozart could repel a potential alien attack?

In any case, thank you _ndie and Tom for your comments on this! It was a very different piece for me to do, and did allow me to travel in all sorts of musical directions all at once, which was a lot of fun.
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Tom Atwood said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Mozart conquers the Martians
That was Italian? Of course! I knew that...

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Mystified said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Mozart conquers the Martians
Never give up!
Never surrender!!
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Tom Atwood said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Mozart conquers the Martians
I give up! I surrender! Alzheimer's and general dementia win!

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Mystified said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Mozart conquers the Martians
General Dementia?
Never heard of him before.
Just Colonel Confusion....

Pffft.
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perceptualvortex said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Ooo
I like where this is, where it's been and where it's going. Excellent weaving waves and swirls. The spacey vocal layering at the end is especially beautiful.
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Mystified said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Ooo
Thanks, pv!
I appreciate your comments!

Now it's all yours .....!!
Have fun! ;)
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drakonis said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Disturbingly pretty
just as all aliens are... or to quote one of my favorite lines from Galaxy
Quest (during the middle Catcophony section of this piece).. "Ew...
that's just not right!" Watching the Mozart Space Opera get swallowed
by the mysterious Note-Eaters was quite strange, but beautifully
surreal at the same time. What a journey this is turning out to be!
ttfn,
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Einarus said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Spacey...
Sounds like Mozart on some sort of drugs...
Very spacey, very surreal and a very freaky, yet enjoyable, ride.
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snowdragon said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
a little known fact that's become distorted
over time.

it wasn't Mozart who repelled the alien vanguard in 1777, rather an
alliance of Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Thomas Gainsborough and
Voltaire, which of course led to the eventual death of the later in the
subsequent year.

Drakonis was but a wyrmling at the time I believe, however, I
witnessed it first hand.

(Funny the way a piece of music like this will jog one's memory, eh?)
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said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
COSMIC SONSCIOUSNESS!
Plate of shrimp? Did someone say a plate of shrimp!
Tadashi Togawa said 4360 days ago (December 12th, 2005)
Was not cat's fingernail caught?
Dignified sound of the earth.
Sound unknown from space.
Film music actually became it.
Was the cat defeated at the space alien?
Maybe, the cat might have seen the dream.
Do we live in the dream?
Very beautiful operatic music.

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Stun Nutz said 4356 days ago (December 16th, 2005)
fascintillating
my attention was also captured by this... lovely journey!
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stevel said 4355 days ago (December 17th, 2005)
Could be a good sci-fi soundtrack..
if they remake Barbarella this would fit in nicely I think! Great work Cat!
Steve
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ledebutant said 4354 days ago (December 18th, 2005)
Galaxy Brain
You have an imagination that encompasses Universes, Cat. Every time I
listen to this, I just marvel at the leaps you've made and how cohesive
this sounds as a piece.

You're so gifted. (love that marimba)
packosmokes said 4354 days ago (December 18th, 2005)
Now that is some kind of strange coolness!
Felt like Mozart possessed me and hurled me into the Twilight Zone,
getting me drunk and surrounding me with angels of both Heaven and
Hell... free of the hangover!

Wonderful audio textures here from kinetic to ambient! Tasty!
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Macaudion said 4352 days ago (December 20th, 2005)
Mysty
I had listened to this a couple of times and couldn't figure out what
was my problem with it. It just wasn't resonating with me, but I new
that this was a nice arrangement of scapes. So at some point, I
determined that it must be me and as it turns out, this was my better
judgment at play.

A musical journey, and to far out and very far away places. This may
have been my problem when I first listened because it was in the midst
of the hustle and bustle of the mid afternoon - I needed to remain
present and grounded - This tune wanted to take me somewhere far
away from any reality that I have come to know. It's such a brilliant
work of art - So palpable that it blurs the line between what is a visual
experience vs aural.

Vividly radiating starlight set in the darkness of space -

WOW!

I travel so effortlessly, whooshing in and out between the stars and
galaxies approaching speeds beyond human comprehension - Quite
mysterious too -

As I pause here for a moment, I start to wonder what lurks about from
behind this strange globule of dust that appears to be breathing - It
does seem like it wants to communicate something to me, but I have
no real hit that I should trust it... Too risky for me as I'm not even sure
if this is a dream or not...

Just as I ponder this question I begin to awaken to an exotic, classically
designed and such a beautifully tuned instrument - It has a voice that
is strikingly familiar - It starts to vibrate to mimic sounds that are
more earthly except, the voice is clearly an inaccurate mimicking job -
It's a female voice and it inflects with a grand sense of control, power
and wonderment - A power that commands the attention of all of the
universes - This voice is the keeper of all things good - This is an
unearthly experience... Oddly though, the voice sings in a foreign
tongue, but it is of a language that I recognize... And the voice...
Mysty....

As I start to feel more conscious and present lying here, I begin to
wonder just what happened. - From out of no where, I have this
strange urge to log into Macjams to share my adventures with Mysty...

Nah, she will think that I'm off my rocker or that it must be the result
of some rare brain damage or maybe drugs - I'd better keep this one
to myself.

Are you out there, Cat...
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Cori Ander said 4350 days ago (December 22nd, 2005)
Mmmm Wow
Mmmm Wow ...

Me arriving late ... party is over ...

just a short note: Wow,

faved, downloaded

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Mystified said 4347 days ago (December 25th, 2005)
Thanks, everyone, for your comments here!
This was a nice departure for me--a chance to sort of just see where the
piece went with the recurring theme of Mozart to tag along.

I knew there was no way I could emulate Tadashi's style, so I chose something
I was familiar with (classical) and blended it with the space theme.

I appreciate the comments I've gotten here--thanks again! :)
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said 4347 days ago (December 25th, 2005)
Too Strange for me
Just kidding!
Did you ever think a year ago you would be creating music like this? Not
only like this, but doing it in public? :D
Mystified said 4347 days ago (December 25th, 2005)
Too Strange for me
Are you sure you're not confusing this composition with the chicken lesson
posted on Tom Atwood's page? :P

I thought this was kinda 'conservative-strange,' myself!
But seriously...if you had told me a year ago I'd be creating music like this?
Nope! Never would have thunk it!

Thanks for your kind comments! :)
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said 4323 days ago (January 18th, 2006)
A sonic feast!
I've listened to all your posted tunes and I love your stuff. However, this
piece---for reasons I don't pretend to understand---is my absolute fave.
A verutable sonic feast, this!
Evangelistik918 said 4309 days ago (February 1st, 2006)
well well
this is quite charming i must say, quite well preformed as well.
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ElPeruano said 4275 days ago (March 7th, 2006)
blown away
That was beautiful.

Thank you.
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elfdaughter said 4006 days ago (December 1st, 2006)
Ermmmm
Riight.....*blinks* Starts VERY strange, but once it hits the halfway mark, I start to love it! As always, Mysti - your vocals at the end blew me away.
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Char said 3167 days ago (March 19th, 2009)
Music created
when heavenly bodies collide, fracture and congregate aided by the call of a single voice. Love that voice. Thanks.
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