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Seek Ye First (with Canon in D)

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Well, since I've been sick for the majority of the last week, I've not been able to do any vocals for any recordings, I decided to try something a bit different.

This is an arrangement of the Christian praise chorus "Seek Ye First" placed into Pachebel's Canon in D. Way back in my college years, I took a music media class where we were challenged to do the sorts of things we here do with GB all the time. Back in those days, the closest thing to GB was an Alesis synth with a built in sequencer. This was a short little piece I created for a class assignment (along with sheet music created on the old DOS program Music Printer Plus since Finale was just hitting the market and the school was about a month away from purchasing it).

Anyway, I ran across the old DOT MATRIX sheet music over the weekend, and decided to pull out my Oxy8 and input the music into GarageBand.

This was meant to be a beginner/early intermediate level string quintet, and was actually performed by such a group during a recital in my college years.

Only built-in GB string sounds were used. This is also my first LAME encoding, and I have to say it did help keep the sound closer to the original. Also, I applied some tips from Dadai previous to encoding, and I believe they helped as well.
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Uploaded: Mar 09, 2005 - 05:47:24 PM
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Tom Atwood said 4758 days ago (March 10th, 2005)
Two 'classics' combined
This might be interesting as a vocal piece--maybe
multiple joymark voices?
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joymark said 4758 days ago (March 10th, 2005)
Two 'classics' combined
That could be a possibility, once I get a singing voice back. It would probably have to wait in line behind the other four I've already got planned. I'll keep the thought.

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sailhome said 4758 days ago (March 11th, 2005)
I thought the tempo was just right, and the overlay of
these two familiar songs felt good. I wanted the notes to
hang in the air just a little longer -- maybe try one of the
AU effects for a cathederal ambience? Also, from a
production point of view, the start and finish were a bit
abrupt. A bit less attack on the first note at the begining,
and then be sure at the end to give GB some dead signal
and extra measures to work with -- that way it won't clip
your last note when you import into GB.

I'm downloading this one for those moments when too
much sound isn't desirable.

I appreciate your commitment. Keep on!
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jmb1099 said 4501 days ago (November 22nd, 2005)
This is great
Thank you for doing this, love Seek Ye First
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