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Old 06-12-2009, 12:10 PM   #1
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More Things You Can Make A Piano Do

For those of you who didn't get into part one, here's something for the purists.

This an old jazz ballad, "But Beautiful". It actually incorporates some of the motifs from the first experiment (the grace-note chords). Enjoy!

But Beautiful
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:19 PM   #2
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:43 PM   #3
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thanks.

needs more bass!
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Old 06-12-2009, 02:28 PM   #4
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Man, I really wish my mother had let me get piano lessons when I asked for them. Very cool, sm.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:04 PM   #5
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It really is. Wonderful dissonance in chords, time, dynamics. I admire when you go all staccato on certain notes and passages.

The first one inspired me... to remember that I have no decent recording setup. The second one inspires me... to remember that this is probably a good thing.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:09 PM   #6
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this was all recorded on a cheap rig. $400 mic, $300 audio interface, into a laptop. It's my go-anywhere mobile rig.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:11 PM   #7
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Heh... even my "nice mic" is cheaper than that. Of course, mine's strictly for recording voice, so the demands on it aren't nearly as great.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:22 PM   #8
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This is the Audio-Technica AT4050, bought used for about $400, and I think it's one of the best mic values you can find. The clarity and depth sound like something you'd here on an AKG 414, or something else in the $1000 range. It's my goto mic for everything from piano to vocals. I really love the versatility.
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Old 06-13-2009, 06:34 AM   #9
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Thank you, Smooth. Just beautiful. What a great way to start my Saturday morning!
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Old 06-13-2009, 06:58 AM   #10
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This is outstanding, thanks smooth!
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Old 06-13-2009, 01:39 PM   #11
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So pretty. Thanks.
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It's raining outside on a Sunday afternoon in the fall. You just painted the hallway of your 4th floor apartment in Chicago. There is a park across the street, and you're standing in the doorway of your balcony looking out over the kids playing over there. You're thinking about having a tuna sandwich and maybe some tomato soup for lunch.
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Old 06-13-2009, 02:08 PM   #13
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lovely! thanks!
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Old 06-13-2009, 05:19 PM   #14
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thanks.

needs more cowbell!
fixed
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Old 06-14-2009, 02:37 AM   #15
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Thanks, Griff.
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