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Old 12-10-2002, 06:11 PM
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I am quite the big fan of pieces that maintain just enough of the original melody but still go on to be very unique. You are a very good piano player; knowing that you improvised this is damn incredible. Thanks for the great song--I look forward to your next release with a whole lot of eagerness

Great ending also, by the way.
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Old 12-10-2002, 08:46 PM
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I listened to this mix yesterday, and I was quite astonished to find that it had lulled me to sleep... :D

That's just how well made and beautiful this piece is, and it goes to show you, improv IS an art... :o


So well done Gutz!!




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Old 12-11-2002, 12:59 AM
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The person who did that tune sure does have a lot of talent at piano.Yet my favorite remix of Chrono cross!
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Old 12-11-2002, 06:29 AM
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Okay, so this is absolutely gorgeous. At first I was disappointed when it didn't go into the fast part of Time's Scar, but that didn't last long. In fact, considering the feel of the piece, I am far more pleased at the amazing improvisation that runs away with the melody than the original score could have hoped to make me. A fabulous remix, and one of my favorites on this site, easy.

Kick ass, gutzalpus.
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Old 12-12-2002, 01:02 PM
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Can you at least post the chord progression? I believe the first chord is E minor 9th, but I think it's detuned one half-step lower, so it might be E flat minor 9th. Can you clarify?
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Old 12-12-2002, 02:07 PM
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Someone else in this thread called it soothing and I think that's the right word for this piece... makes me calm inside, smiling and dreaming away.
Beautiful piece...
thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-12-2002, 10:56 PM
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This piece reminded me how far I have yet to go as a pianist. I can play some tricky pieces, but I certainly cannot yet compose or improvise anything like this piece. The sheer amount of musical variation upon this one theme totally blew me away. I can certainly hear how improv makes more sense than direct composition, especially considering the very "human" feel to the rhythm and tone, but this improv sounds as if created by a master composer.

...sigh...have to keep practicing...

...Oh, yeah. Thanks for such an incredible remix, gutzalpus! Keep it up!:o
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Old 12-13-2002, 02:47 AM
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Uhm maybe I'm missing something, but this sounded very planned out beforehand, and I still have a hard time buying that this is "live". The sound quality sounds like it's a MIDI piano track. The only thing that supports this is the drag on tempo at the end of some phrases. I'm not saying this is a bad song, it's just not "the greatest" as everyone claims. Still highly recommended.
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Old 12-13-2002, 09:38 PM
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I'm sure he knew the basic structure of the song before he started, but there's some obvious (and inordinately kickass) improv going on there.

OK, QUICK POLL: how many people picked up their respective instruments and started practicing after hearing this piece?


EDIT: OK, I've figured out the arpeggio accompaniment of the intro. It's played on a guitar, but it's ok for any instrument.

I'll post it if there are any takers. Well? WELL?
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Old 12-13-2002, 10:34 PM
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gutzalpus - Time's New Scar

It's beautiful. There's nothing like a beautifully-performed piano piece. This epitomizes OC Piano Remixes and really raises the bar for anyone thinking of doing a piano-oriented piece. Melodic, somber, uplifting, the transitions are extreme, yet flawless.

Definitely one of the best.
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