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Tess of the D'Urbervilles 92010

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My new orchestration of a piece I composed several years ago inspired by the great Thomas Hardy novel (and not by any of the existing soundtracks - to the contrary, perhaps). Mostly EWQL orchestral instruments with a few JamPack sounds for the folky stuff. Let me know if you hear anything that is out of balance in any way - technically or aesthetically. Much appreciated.
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Uploaded: Sep 20, 2010 - 04:08:05 PM
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2010 - 04:08:05 PM Last Played: Jan 11, 2019 - 03:04:53 PM
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MidiOrleans said 3133 days ago (September 20th, 2010)
All well mixed and a most enjoyable composition.
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TobinMueller said 3132 days ago (September 21st, 2010)
This would work well as background music to that show, especially under the titles. Well balanced and framed work.
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Corporal Beef said 3131 days ago (September 21st, 2010)
This was a pleasant listen, and well balanced. The only instrumentation that didn't make sense to me was the tambourine (I think that's what it was) that occurred at 2:06, but lots of things don't make sense to me, so take my comment for what it's worth. Thanks for posting.
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Henke said 3116 days ago (October 7th, 2010)
Great orchestration
of an old favorite book of mine. I wrote my Bachelor degree thesis on it actually. Some time ago...

Liked this piece a lot, well done. If I have to nit pick(?) something, I did find the percussive element around 0.50 to sound a bit more like a kitchen utensil than an orchestra instrument, but you may have an idea about that which I just doesn't get (or my headphones are out of tune or something ;-) Maybe the outro was a few seconds too long as wekk, but you get that one for free ;-)

Thanks for sharing and stirring up some old memories.

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