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    Fugue in G Minor (Strad, Cello and GPO)

    Haven't posted anything for awhile as I've been busy updating my music computer. Anyways, here's my Fugue in G Minor: http://members.cox.net/jakeortner/Fugue.mp3

    I wrote this piece originally as an organ piece about 20 years ago. Unfortunately, I lost the written music and had to transcribe it from a 4 track synth recording I made just after the fugue was written.

    This version is a proggy type version. Garritan instruments used include the Strad Violin, Gofriller Cello and instruments from GPO including harpsichord, marimba and pipe organ. Many instances of the Arturia Mini-Moog were used. Drums are from Drumkit from Hell Superior. The guitars and bass are real.

    Jim

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    I love this! The sound is very like an English group called Sky, who were big in the eighties (John Williams the guitarist, along with Herbie Flowers and Kevin Peek).

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    Drums and guitars are pretty good!

    Nice mix with some late 70's synths sound and Gary's strings...eclettic.

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    Nice going, Mr. Haydn! Excellent job! My kind of music. I enjoyed your efforts thoroughly. Thanks for posting.

    My best,

    Larry
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    Great cut, Jim -- I thoroughly enjoyed this!

    In ancient times, I ran a rockband (NorthStar) that did
    a lot of fusion material like this... and I think I know the
    good stuff when I hear it.

    This is the good stuff.

    I gotta gotta gotta give this one a...

    Bravo!

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    I used to listen to a lot of prog rock – this has a great prog rock sound. I keep thinking “that sounds like early Genesis” but then, I’m wrong, it is more Patrick Moraz era Yes. Or maybe…… I don’t know if I heard any of them try a fugue (actually, I think I recall Gentle Giant fugue), so it was kind of cool listening to the different entrances of the theme and different episodes etc. in a prog rock setting. Anyway, great job!
    Trent P. McDonald

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    Very fine piece of music! (reminds me of when I had hair! )
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    Re: Fugue in G Minor (Strad, Cello and GPO)

    Great stuff Jim,

    I wonder how many Rock lead guitarists know where there riffs originated.
    fine use of the sampled moog also. Strong drum track, excerpt of violin.
    We've had a discussion here in the forum about different genre in different listening rooms which I think, and this proves a nonsense. There's something to learn and enjoy in every musical form.

    Thanks for posting

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    Re: Fugue in G Minor (Strad, Cello and GPO)

    Thanks for all your comments!

    I've got quite a few prog records including many from the '70s and also many of the more recent groups in the past 10 plus years. I've yet to run across a fugue like this so I figured I'd give it a try. The drum part was the toughest part to come up with!

    Jim

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    Tip-Top job Jim !!

    Like Trent I dimly recall Gentle Giant exploring this kind of territory.

    Like etLux I too tasted the pleasures of Rock in 15/8 in my younger days.

    This has got to be one of the toughest things to pull off, and yet you made it sound easy.

    Very, very, impressive.

    regards Joe

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