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Damascus


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Bowman

 Genre: Classical

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The deserts of Arabia have always fascinated me. Here’s an Eastern flavored piece suggesting a journey to Damascus.
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Comments: 8
Fans: 4
Plays: 108
Downloads: 103
Votes: 8
Uploaded: Dec 13, 2006 - 12:26:26 PM
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2006 - 12:26:26 PM Last Played: Jul 11, 2019 - 12:01:27 AM
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Hardware:
G4 & Yamaha PSR-270
Software:
Garageband, Jampack4
Comments
RickW said 4598 days ago (December 13th, 2006)
Very fine job
It was a very strange feeling; the relentless background bed made me feel as if I were riding a camel on a long, long journey. The many flutes suggested I stick it out for the promise of dancing girls and good food as I rested my weary bones at journey's end. Was that a sitar I heard in the right channel? :-)

Very nice Charles.

God bless,

Rick
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Bowman said 4598 days ago (December 13th, 2006)
Thank you Rick
Hope you didn't get saddle burns riding that camel. Can't delivery on the dancing girls or good food -bout all I can give you is a good tune.
Really happy you liked it and for your kind comments.

That wasn't a sitar, don't have those exotic world instruments yet. Had to make do with a steel guitar that I played around with enough to give a hopefully eastern sound to.
Glad you took the journey Rick.
Take Care,
-Charles/Bowman
Check out my latest song called THE LOST JEDI
Feter said 4598 days ago (December 14th, 2006)
Bolero !
this is very outstanding way of writing ...wow !
the continiou bass so marvelous ... well
I know severl done this kind of music ...as ravel
or M . Jarre ... what you did here just so attached
to these big names ....I wonder when I m a real
graduatee will write something stronge like this !
well done qand than k you for sharing such work here
peace
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Bowman said 4597 days ago (December 14th, 2006)
We are all students
....but as your music shows you are already a very advanced one Feter.
I'm very happy you enjoyed this piece.
Good to know you're familiar with Maurice Jarre. He was a percussionist and his music - especially his Arab themed work always had a powerful percussive quality. Honored that this music brings him along with the great Ravel to mind.
Thank you and
Take Care my Friend,
Charles/Bowman

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said 4596 days ago (December 15th, 2006)
desert sun
made me think of a lone person out in the desert looking for relief from the sun and only seeing mirages
I like the constant rythm and the swirling horns.
Bowman said 4594 days ago (December 17th, 2006)
Thanks egoblandit
Hope you brought your shades and sunblock.
Thanks for the listen and glad you enjoyed it.
Take Care,
-Bowman

Check out my latest song called THE LOST JEDI
steveg said 4584 days ago (December 27th, 2006)
A Journey to ...
I must agree with Rick & Feter a strong and enduring musical piece. I am glad you like non Western styles of music too. Excellent, TFS.
My best wishes for 2007.
Steveg
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Bowman said 4460 days ago (April 30th, 2007)
Thank you Steve
I've been remiss in replying to comments of late. I apologies for taking so long for this. But I'm very happy you liked Damascus. It's got a pretty strong hook and I'm fond of it myself.
Take care my friend and hope you 07 is going well for you.
Best,
-Charlie/Bowman
Check out my latest song called THE LOST JEDI
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