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Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« on: 08 Aug 2003, 00:10 »
I ve got a soft spot for grand arrangements so this weeks goal will be to:

Create a large arrangement of a fairly well known theme

(i) The bigger sounding the better. (Note: not louder, think width not volume)

(ii) Whether the grand effect is accomplished by use of distorted guitars or timpanis is up to you.

Enjoy
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #1 on: 08 Aug 2003, 21:53 »
I was looking around on my hard drive for midis I could use as references for this contest, and I saw the Tetris theme. I just couldn't resist:

http://www.btinternet.com/~peter.rocker/uber_tetris.mp3

Here's the midi, although it won't sound anywhere near as cool: http://www.btinternet.com/~peter.rocker/uber_tetris.mid
« Last Edit: 08 Aug 2003, 21:54 by Archangel »

Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #2 on: 09 Aug 2003, 00:33 »
Just to clarify, the arrangement doesn t have to be orchestral.

Btw, I really liked the intro Archangel; wish you d made it longer.
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #3 on: 09 Aug 2003, 15:11 »
Yes, but then there would have been less mad tetrisey goodness ^_^

Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #4 on: 11 Aug 2003, 15:01 »
Does it have to be a game theme? Or just any theme?

Either way I'm definitely in.

Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #5 on: 11 Aug 2003, 16:32 »
Any fairly well known theme will do; could be a commercial jingle or an opera theme.
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #6 on: 12 Aug 2003, 04:34 »
Do you want, for instance, an entire piece of music orchestrated to large proportions, or just a theme repeated a couple of times? Because I started orchestrating a piano sonata and wondered if that was the sort of thing you were looking for.  ;D

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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #7 on: 12 Aug 2003, 09:16 »
It doesn't really say in the rules, sluggo, so I would believe it's ok.
Damn, I want my new computer soon (just the damn chassi left - why did the rest of the world have to switch to ATX?) so I can make music again... Then I'll show you all!!!!!!!! ;)
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #8 on: 12 Aug 2003, 16:42 »
As long as the theme is recognizeable to someone who s familiar with the original you can do pretty much whatever you want  (repeat, skip parts as you please).
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #9 on: 12 Aug 2003, 16:50 »
Tip:

To get a really huge effect strong contrasts are pretty essential.

Example: start soft, hit hard, fade out, strike again.
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #10 on: 15 Aug 2003, 20:04 »
Are there any contributions in the making or should I end the contest at the current date?
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Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #11 on: 15 Aug 2003, 22:39 »
Leave it another day and  a half, but I'm leaving on sunday, and I want to know if I've won or not!

Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #12 on: 16 Aug 2003, 19:14 »
I'd love to contribute but I don't really have the time... So go ahead without me. :P

I'll make sure I have time for the next one though. ;D
« Last Edit: 16 Aug 2003, 19:14 by EldKatt »

Re:Tune Contest aug 8 - 15
« Reply #13 on: 17 Aug 2003, 07:01 »
I guess the winner would be

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