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#1148954 - 05/24/07 10:43 PM "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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"Despair"
http://www.artistcollaboration.com/~johnny-boy/DESPAIR%20-EQ.mp3

Thanks for listening.

John


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#1148955 - 05/25/07 04:58 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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i just listened to it, and thought it's quite good, except i didn't get much of 'desperation' feeling from it, a little bit melancholy and wandering perhaps.

thanks for posting!

#1148956 - 05/26/07 12:49 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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Thanks for listening Signa.

It's strange how music affects people differently. I've been told by other listeners that the music describes "despair" perfectly.

I'm noy sure. I guess it is, what it is, and that's all that it is. As long as listeners enjoy it, I'm happy.

Thanks again, John


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#1148957 - 06/06/07 04:06 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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Does it describe desparation? I suppose that depends on the listener. A chef and a bus driver would describe despair differently.
I heard the despair, and also a little hope. I liked the piece. Thank you.


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#1148958 - 06/06/07 06:52 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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I listened to it 7 times, excellent piece. Sounds very much like a 2nd movement from a piano concerto. A Saint-Saens missing concerto? Would like to hear the main theme return and the second theme seems very pastoral. Less despair and more nocturne.

#1148959 - 06/06/07 11:38 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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I felt despair in your piece very much.

I pictured myself on my hands and knees crying, when listening. Really!

Thanks very much for sharing John.

It would make a great soundclip for a scene in a romantic film.


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#1148960 - 06/07/07 04:03 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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Thanks everyone for your nice comments.

Pianobuff, loved your description of how the music affected you.

Abnerpeabody, I only develop these pieces to about the 4 minute range. I submit these to music film publishers. They’re not usually receptive to more than 4 minutes a track.

Bkek, the way music affects people differently is very interesting. I guess we’d need a musician/psychologist to answer that phenomenon.

Best, John


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#1148961 - 06/07/07 07:10 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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I think it's good but I don't get a feeling of despair from it either. I get more of a fantasy feeling, like I'm exploring some new uncharted place.

#1148962 - 06/07/07 07:21 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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I think it's good but I don't get a feeling of despair from it either. I get more of a fantasy feeling, like I'm exploring some new uncharted place.
I like that reaction too Nikola. Thanks.

Best, John


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#1148963 - 06/17/07 05:34 PM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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Thats a very beautiful peice, Feels dark and dramatic to me!~

#1148964 - 06/18/07 05:09 AM Re: "Despair" - Piano & Strings  
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Thanks Bless. So glad you enjoyed it.

Best, John


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