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Debussy - Reverie for FM synthesizer.
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Uploaded: Jan 04, 2015 - 10:02:55 AM
Last Updated: Jan 05, 2015 - 10:33:06 AM Last Played: Aug 04, 2017 - 01:24:41 PM
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Bowman said 988 days ago (January 5th, 2015)
and lush sounds to this classic work.
Well done Henry.
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H3nry said 987 days ago (January 6th, 2015)
Modern classic
Glad you like it.
Debussy and the impressionists make fine subjects for synth transcriptions don't they, as do renaissance and baroque composers. Somehow Wagner and Beethoven are too forbidding. However, i have couple of 20th century works in the oven which show great promise, in particular a real foot-tappin bit o' Stravinsky.
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paul f. page said 983 days ago (January 10th, 2015)
A bell Reverie
I like how you've reimagined this classic. it has a very magical sound here, My only nit is in the control of dynamics which isn't easy, I know. You've done a great joc, actually, considering the source of sound. I do, though have such respect for you to be working on these wonderful early 20th c. Pieces. Your Petruschka is pretty amazing, too.
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H3nry said 983 days ago (January 10th, 2015)
Ah yes! That's where most synths fall short. They tend to ignore or at least diminish dynamic range and especially timbre. Thus old music with limited dynamics tends to survive translation better.
If you wonder what went into this, the piano version is here:
I'm trying to get my synth patches to respond to velocity, mod wheel, and expression more like a multi-sampled piano. Sigh... working on it.
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PeterB7858 said 982 days ago (January 11th, 2015)
You can imagine that Debussy would have embraced new technologies and been captivated by synthesisers. The piece translates rather well. Nice artwork, too :-) Thanks, Peter.
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stviemr said 970 days ago (January 23rd, 2015)
I (De-bu) see it...
Sorry for my cheesy pun, but nice work. I think if Debussy were alive today he would at least be nicely flattered & amused. Thank you.
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davajonah said 434 days ago (July 12th, 2016)
Going through some of your stuff I've missed. This is simply lovely. The bass voice is to die for. Very nice.
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