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Au Lac de Wallenstadt


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davajonah

 Genre: Classical

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Another for the electro-classical collection, so if you prefer the traditional piano version leave now! This is a piece I particularly like, one of my favourites compositions from your man Franz Liszt. I've revoiced it, put in a bit of a bass line and a 'choir'. Aside from the choir sounds, which are samples from the excellent Alchemy synth, the other noises are synthetic and made with the Zebra 2 and Alpha synths. I've been working on this for months, off and on, but have only just got round to finishing it, if indeed it is. I'd love to visit this lake sometime [It's in Switzerland] and follow in the footsteps of Franz Liszt. .

Anyway, hope you might enjoy my fiddlings. It's a very short piece! Crits welcome of course and thanks for stopping by.
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Comments: 16
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Plays: 103
Downloads: 19

Uploaded: May 05, 2014 - 08:18:57 AM
Last Updated: May 05, 2014 - 08:18:57 AM Last Played: Sep 26, 2017 - 11:56:40 AM
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iMac, Rokits, various headphones
Software:
Logic Pro, Zebra 2, Alchemy and Alpha soft synths.
Comments
DWL said 1293 days ago (May 5th, 2014)
Nice sound!
Those Swiss like their hand bells don't they? ;-)

A fun listen Dave! Nicely done.

Cheers

Dick
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Reinholt56 said 1293 days ago (May 5th, 2014)
Hi Dave.....
I like this arrangement and the musical elements you've used. I hadn't heard of the piece or the lake so I'll be Googleing that later.

Nice work.

Take care.

Paul
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grah3am said 1293 days ago (May 5th, 2014)
Pretty
Very pretty, indeed, Dava. Do you remember Tomita? That's what this recalls.
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davisamerica2 said 1293 days ago (May 5th, 2014)
Heaven's Bells!
I think Franz would have liked this. I know I did.
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kingbee said 1293 days ago (May 6th, 2014)
au lac
A piece I'm not familiar with. I'll have to go and hear the original.
As always, a well laid out piece with everything in it's right place.
Loving the choir sound ( I've got Alchemy and I don't remember that sound)
Have you added anything to it?
Very odd major to minor section at 58 secs odd.
Them classical composers was a bit bonkers weren't they? :-)
Cheers

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Doug Somers said 1292 days ago (May 6th, 2014)
Rich bell tones
And I love that choral splash which works well - the sounds don't bleed into each other note to note yet the sustains sound rich. But particularly cool is the bass which gives a solid foundation and is often lacking in bell-synthy tracks. A lovely soundscape Dave, with all the fiddling working out beautifully. Thanks for the dload!
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PeterB7858 said 1292 days ago (May 6th, 2014)
Au Lac de Wallenstadt
Mix is as clear as a bell, Dave :-) Really. You have captured such a spacious, warm harmonic sound here. Engaging. Thanks, Peter.
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XMaramena said 1292 days ago (May 6th, 2014)
Ah
I remember going to Wallenstadt! Part of a tour when I was on holiday in Zermatt, did the lakes and glaciers trip over a couple of days. Still trying to find the name of the glacier hotel I went to when I played a Sunlounger track on my iPod - "On The Terrace", while I was on the terrace lol.

Nice piece :)
Ex_Silentio said 1291 days ago (May 7th, 2014)
Electro-classical
Au Lac de Wallenstadt. Full of charm and wonder. Well done.
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paul f. page said 1290 days ago (May 9th, 2014)
Don't know the original Liszt...
...but THIS is really pleasant to listen to. It's like a little slice out of the Alps served up with those delicate bells and such sweet counterpoint throughout. I like the bass, though I am not sure it always serves the harmony (i.e. every 3rd and 4th measure just seems a little bit off the harmony to my ears). You get a little muddy around 2:05 and following, losing some of the earlier clarity in the mix. Nice button at the end, though it struck me as abrupt. The mix is very tight and I can appreciate the time it must have taken to get it "just so." Very enjoyable listen. Hope you don't mind the honest nits.
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Philip18 said 1287 days ago (May 11th, 2014)
Au Lac de Wallenstadt
Pretty opening. Those bells are delightful and the dancing melody is always entertaining. Spacious mix. Much enjoyed!
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T_Being_esq said 1286 days ago (May 12th, 2014)
Liszt
Wasn't there a strange film about him in the seventies (Lisztomania by Ken Russell) with Roger Daltry and music by Rick Wakeman? I love the arrangement by the way.
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T_Being_esq said 1286 days ago (May 12th, 2014)
Liszt
Wasn't there a strange film about him in the seventies (Lisztomania by Ken Russell) with Roger Daltry and music by Rick Wakeman? I love the arrangement by the way.
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thetiler said 1264 days ago (June 3rd, 2014)
I am a sucker
for alps type music and this is a wonderful delight of chimes. That is great that you have a desire to go to the place where Franz Liszt's stomping grounds are! Thanks for sharing the wonderful dreamy like tune !
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billdancourtney said 1195 days ago (August 11th, 2014)
Clean mix
You do not "add legs to a snake" as they here in China. Meaning going to far after something is well enough as it is. Hope you do not mind, are you playing this or using MIDI clips and doctoring them up? Either way it is wonderful. I ask this because I have a zillion MIDI files and sometimes take classical bits and play with them in Ableton with various VSTs (like Sylenth and Alchemy) and come up with cool bizarre sounds. This is very gentle and heavenly. Good job.
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papag said 1117 days ago (October 28th, 2014)
Bubbles
This piece had nice movement and a clean mix.

thanks for sharing
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