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Adventure


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SmokeyVW

 Genre: Film Scoring

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album: Change
track 1: 5:18 Adventure
track 2: 1:53 A A B A
track 3: 4:03 Doors
track 4: 3:24 Drift As A Leaf
track 5: 4:26 Apres L'ete
track 6: 3:00 The Grope For Hope
track 7: 5:44 Occasional Pillars
track 8: 2:57 Cloak And Dagger
track 9: 5:45 Einbruch der Nacht
track 10: 2:40 Self Similarity
track 11: 6:17 Vita Per Diem
track 12: 2:51 Man's Desiring
track 13: 7:14 Seven Up
track 14: 1:43 Ice Come Back?
track 15: 5:53 For My Dear Samantha
track 16: 2:58 Regrets
track 17: 6:24 Dawn
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Album Description

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.

- Karen Kaiser Clark

Song Description

YOU ARE IN A MAZE OF LITTLE TWISTY PASSAGES.

THE TREES OF THE FOREST ARE LARGE HARDWOOD OAK AND MAPLE, WITH AN OCCASIONAL GROVE OF PINE OR SPRUCE. THERE IS QUITE A BIT OF UNDERGROWTH, LARGELY BIRCH AND ASH SAPLINGS PLUS NONDESCRIPT BUSHES OF VARIOUS SORTS. THIS TIME OF YEAR VISIBILITY IS QUITE RESTRICTED BY ALL THE LEAVES, BUT TRAVEL IS QUITE EASY IF YOU DETOUR AROUND THE SPRUCE AND BERRY BUSHES.

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http://www.wurb.com/if/game/1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossal_Cave_Adventure
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Comments: 34
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Plays: 229
Downloads: 88

Uploaded: Jul 10, 2010 - 08:03:57 PM
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011 - 12:46:39 PM Last Played: Jan 31, 2017 - 12:52:06 AM
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jdholliday said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
I fanned this after 8 seconds!
a new record, way to capture the listener right out of the gate Bill, and then you start to lull them into relaxation, and the 3rd passage is beautiful, the 4th is inspiring, the transition into the 5th is a great segway to see the light at the end of the tunnel and a classy exit! Very nice! Loved it! Sorry I spelled segway wrong!

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SmokeyVW said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
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sounds like it worked for you - and that is very satisfying for me - i've been suffering from lackawanna disease lately, and this song somehow just happened over the past few weeks - it was a random walk through the forest/cave i guess

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alackbass said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
Adventure
Wow! I didn't expect this. I've grown so used to you challenging the listener with wild experiments combining music and sound that this is surprisingly mainstream. Great melodies and orchestration! This is a side of you I must have missed. And it's a very impressive side as well.
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SmokeyVW said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
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but... this IS a wild experiment - for me anyway

i realize my catalog is a bit daunting, but there are lots of experiments in "classical" or "film" there - and various other stuff too - guess i can't seem to find a center i suppose - just running wild...

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Honza said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
Adventure
I wish I could stay longer in that mystery magic forest you succesfully created here. A really enjoyable listen. I like very much those simple layers at the beginning, each staying so lightly but yet with such depth ... Amazing!

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SmokeyVW said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
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part of this was some experimentation with mixing sounds to make colors - perhaps i hallucinated some of it, but i was trying to do a "pathway" sort of piece...

thanks

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RAVENS said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
Wowzers
I love trees...I got lost in Central Park when I was a little girl & took shelter in a huge oak tree until I was found. Beautiful creation, magical even!

RAVEN ;-)
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SmokeyVW said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
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for me, magic was a game called "adventure" back in the late 70's - a text-only interface: it described where you were, and what you were carrying, and you typed short sentences saying which way to move or what to do. the imagery of the game was entirely inside your mind. so much richer than having it all displayed in high-def 3D color on the screen - those were the daze

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bud said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
Prokoviev would be proud of you Bill
nice use of coloration and signature voices (sorry - trying to sound like I know what I'm talking about) but - I really enjoy the mood and movement - and the clarinet has real personality - as well as the glockenspiel. Excellent piece.
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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have you been taking a music appreciation course? :-) but seriously, i'm glad you picked up on the colors - lately i feel like i'm trying to climb out of a deep hole, and this song probably tapped into that

life is an ongoing trip

thanks
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michaeljayklein said 2656 days ago (July 10th, 2010)
Very nice...
..good job on this!
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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thanks!
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Symphony101 said 2656 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
Impressive
It indeed captures the listener all the way. A great listen.
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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glad you liked this

thank you
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richard13 said 2656 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
Wonderfully evocative
Thanks for the download: now I can be creeped out whenever I want ;-)
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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really? creepy? ok - i guess... i dunno what exactly i was going for on this

thanks for listening!
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DWL said 2656 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
Impressive!
Great use of different sounds to create different textures.

Cheers

Dick
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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thanks

i guess miss hearing a live orchestra
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christopherpsly said 2655 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
Magical
In a word'Magical'
I'm originally from the heart of Sherwood Forest and I was transported back there, eyes closed and dreaming floating.

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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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i'm glad this worked for you - i was unsure of the exact visualization here: is it wandering in the forest, or wandering in the caves? maybe it doesn't matter...

thanks
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kassia said 2655 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
lush full sound
excellent use of textures and sound to create imagery. i love your use of the glock and then the later echoing of that sound with the high piano. the shifts between moods are smooth and well done. I really like that you used the instruments to their full capacity - sounds like you really explored range and expression to help paint a picture. very nice composition Bill, and very much enjoyed.
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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you caught me! i was experimenting with the controllers on the instruments, as well as fooling with layering sounds in the background... some of the repeated themes were mostly laziness on my part - rather than work out new material, i reused melodic fragments here and there - guess it worked out OK

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Doadars Uncle said 2655 days ago (July 11th, 2010)
Quest
Noble and mysterious. What surprises we find on our journey...

Sets a very nice scene.
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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yeah. life is full of surprises - maybe that's what i was trying to express?

thanks!
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magnatone said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
Adventure
WOWZA bill - this is exceptional, really different from you, and SO engaging. i feel like i'm in another world or maybe universe listening to this - what great work - you're amazing!
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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this got done in scattered moments over a few weeks

it is very fragmentary, but i tried to glue it together somehow - i kept it all orchestral for whatever reason, glad i did

thanks for listening
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Parichayaka said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
(engaging capS LOCK)
Really enjoyed this journey to a foreign land, very well developed and evolving effortlessly. Definitely fits the strangely saturated artwork, as it doesn't follow an ordinary color palette so to speak. Interesting chords progressions, but just enough familiar emotions to make for a fulfilling listening experience from beginning to the end. Great job!
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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yes i shifted the saturation and "colors" on that pic - i'm glad someone picked up on my little joke

some of the progressions seemed very familiar - hope i didn't steal accidentally anyones work here

this grew out of a number of sessions of fooling with it - the segmented "pathway" feeling came out of the various moods i was in when i worked on it over a few weeks - it seems very fragmentary to me, yet, i like how it came out

thank you
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867-5309 said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
Sacre Coure
Commanding - like the pipes of paris' sacred heart cathedral - sprinkling - this haunting thing is
really growing on me and gorgeously captivating -
stretching the diversity of grandiose tonal wealth - - -
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SmokeyVW said 2654 days ago (July 12th, 2010)
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wow - glad you enjoyed it - thanks!
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Bowman said 2654 days ago (July 13th, 2010)
First impressions
where that this is a lovely ambient work but as it went on I was taken by a subtle yet firm structure and wound up on a magical journey.
Well done,
Cheers,
Charlie
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SmokeyVW said 2651 days ago (July 15th, 2010)
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yes, there are a few motifs that keep on coming back - glad you picked up on that

thanks
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damiengh said 2653 days ago (July 13th, 2010)
nice
Sounds like you do this regularly for computer games. Nice job, the mood was felt and I was a wandering. NIce capture of moods to let the imagination travel further on it's journey. Definitely kept me interested.
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SmokeyVW said 2651 days ago (July 15th, 2010)
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i wish! maybe that's a good revenue stream - how do i get set up? :-)

this was basically an experiment in anti-looping. it can be done. but it's hard: you need to come up with lots of hooks all "wasted" on one song

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