Pause for thought...

by @dragondreams

Liner Notes

#instrumental #piano #strings #classical_guitar #acoustic_bass_guitar
It seems I'm only one tune away from 50. So I (in my own head) need to take time to close out with something a bit more in depth than the last handful I've posted. So it's pause for thought time. I have another month left, so the pressure is definitely off - not that there ever was any pressure... 😉



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Yes I concur very cinematic! It does feel like a journey twisting onwards and reaching a satisfying and peaceful conclusion.

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This is the kind of cinematic backing we'd hear in movies when the protagonist uses his head to untangle a riddle. The first third shows the hero puzzled, looking and studying and reviewing, with images of evidence and concepts fading in and out around their head. The second third shows them developing an idea, connecting the dots, and coming to surprising conclusions, that they share with the audience in half sentences. The final third shows the mystery unraveled, with an unexpected, and unusual solution showing up. Well done!

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@beacon

This is a lovely instrumental journey you've taken us on. So many different textures and at the end, lovingly placing us down on something soft.

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@esc4p3

Piano sounds great and it sounds like hard work too! The picture it paints for me is the energetic opening reflecting the sometimes frenetic pace of knocking out tracks for 50/90 and gradually as we go through the song it is like you have been counting your tracks....oh, 49 eh.....Paul says to himself. Then in comes the stringed instrument.....better slow it down and erm, 'Pause for thought'! The piece tells that story well. The 50th is bound to be epic, isn't it? (or maybe it will be a 5 second "ha, fooled you")

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nice. love the journey from manic worky piano to a much more chilled mood. good example to show contrast - the use of the manic to emphasise the chill. good luck with your 50th!

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Oooh, this was a very pleasant surprise. The intro is very reminiscent of one of Philip Glass's more energetic pieces, but then the guitars arrive, together with most of the orchestra and we instantly achieve escape velocity. This is beautiful, Paul - I hope you'll do more stuff in this vein.