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Fallen Marlon (Take Two)

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I fixed the ending on the previous version so that it fades out better.

This is a song I wrote using the keyboard on GB before I discovered musical typing. It was an exercise in harmony underneath a repeated figure.

Shortly after I this wrote Marlon Brando died, so I named it for him.

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Uploaded: Jul 31, 2007 - 02:49:49 PM
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said 3884 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
Interesting Soundscape...
Sadness and tension. I did not hear the previous version. This one does just fine. The harmonic overtones work well with the structure. Subtle pauses add to the overall mood. The fade is nice.

Monkaton said 3883 days ago (August 2nd, 2007)
First Version
The first version was exactly the same except for the ending, which didn't fade but kind of just stopped.

Thanks to lengold I went back and fixed it.

Thanks for coming by and commenting.

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lengold said 3884 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
Very nice...
Moody and haunting. And a better ending than the previous version. Well done.

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Monkaton said 3883 days ago (August 2nd, 2007)
Thanks Again lengold
Thanks for your comments from before. At first I didn't think I could fix the ending, but after I thought about it knew that I could.

Thanks for pointing that out before. I think it works much better this way.

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Doug Somers said 3691 days ago (February 10th, 2008)
Beautiful in its simplicity
that speaks so directly. Very nice work!

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Monkaton said 3690 days ago (February 11th, 2008)
Simple . . .
Thanks, Doug for commenting on the song. The only thing that really changes in the song are the bass notes. The melody is the same all the way through.

I wrote it using the keyboard typing which is why the melody was always the same.

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magnatone said 3687 days ago (February 13th, 2008)
Fallen Marlon
Sorry I'm a little late to the party here, just discovering you today after you kindly took the time to comment on one of my songs (thanks!). I didn't hear the first version yet, but this one is very haunting, there's an anticipation it creates in me that's hard to describe, but it made me listen through to the end. I'm anxious to hear the rest of your offerings. This is very cool thanks again
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Monkaton said 3687 days ago (February 14th, 2008)
Thanks John
Thanks again for stopping by and listening. Your comments are appreciated.

The first version was the same, except for the ending which I went in and fixed.

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Monkaton said 3621 days ago (April 19th, 2008)
I just realized I called your John. my mistake and apology, Magnatone.
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woofer3 said 3680 days ago (February 20th, 2008)
This does create-
atmosphere, a very uneasy sort of tension, with just a dash of normality that keeps you unsettled. That feeling we all enjoy but don't know why. It's funny I wrote a piece like this many years ago called -The darkness beneath the stairs- it related to when I was a kid and being uneasy about what was under the stairs in my grandmother's big old house,- of course there was nothing there at all really, but I still remember it well.

This is a complete change in direction, i do like it but as I said - don't know why. It's a sort of flavour if you know what I mean.


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Monkaton said 3680 days ago (February 21st, 2008)
That's Funny
because I wrote this song under the stairs AT MY GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE!!!

No I didn't.

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VicDiesel said 3568 days ago (June 12th, 2008)
Electronic lament
Very nice. Repetition with variation, using few but well-chosen sounds. I like.

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Monkaton said 3567 days ago (June 12th, 2008)
Thanks for stopping by Vic. I appreciate that you took a look at this older post and gave your thoughts.

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